Prof. Kathryn Hess Bellwald

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of the EPFL homotopy theory group.

Homotopy theory group (GR-HE)

MATHGEOM 
Faculté des Sciences de Base
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
 

+41 21 693 42 45

Contact (including postal address)

Cours Euler

My scientific interests
Mathematical links
Teaching
Notes from talks
Current members of the group
Former members of the group and visitors

 


Interests:
 

homotopy theory, knot theory, mathematical physics, distributed algorithms, mathematical neuroscience



 

Current seminars and conferences:

EPFL Topology Seminar

Fourth Arolla Conference on Algebraic Topology


Various mathematical links :

Algebraic and Geometric Topology

This Week's Finds in Mathematical Physics


 


Teaching:

2011/12

Higher algebraic K-theory (Masters course, Fall 2011)

Homotopie et homologie (Cours de bachelor, Fall 2011)

Topologie I et II (Cours de 2ème année)

2010/11

Algebraic K-theory (Masters course, Spring 2011)

Homotopie et homologie (Cours de bachelor, Fall 2010)

Topologie I et II (Cours de 2ème année)

2009/10

Algèbre linéaire II (Cours de 1ère année, Printemps 2010)

2008/09

Homologie et cohomologie (Cours de bachelor, Spring 2009)

Eléments d’homotopie (Cours de bachelor, Fall 2008)

Algèbre linéaire (Cours de 1ère année, Année académique 2008/09)

2007/08

Homologie et cohomologie (Cours de bachelor, Spring 2008)

Eléments d’homotopie (Cours de bachelor, Fall 2007)

Algèbre linéaire (Cours de 1ère année, Année académique 2007/08)

2006/07

Homologie et cohomologie (Cours de bachelor, Eté 2007)

Eléments d’homotopie (Cours de bachelor, Hiver 2006/07)

Algèbre linéaire (Cours de 1ère année, Année académique 2006/07)

2005/06

Homologie et cohomologie (Cours de bachelor, Eté 2006)

Eléments d’homotopie (Cours de bachelor, Hiver 2005/06)

Algèbre linéaire (Cours de 1ère année, Année académique 2005/06)

2004/05

Algèbre (Cours de 2e année, Eté 2005)

Topologie algébrique (Cours de bachelor, Hiver 2004/05)

Théorie des nœuds (Cours de master, Hiver 2004/05)

2003/04

Algèbre homologique (Cours de 2e cycle, Eté 2004)

Algèbre (Cours de 2e année, Eté 2004)

Homotopical algebra (Doctoral course, Winter 2003/04)


Notes from talks:
 

Spelteori (föredrag, Sonja-Kovalevsky-dagarna 2001)

Algebraic reflections of topological reality: an informal introduction to algebraic homotopy theory

Operads and their bimodules (Colloquium, Hamburg, 05.2006)

Co-rings over operads (CT 2006, 06.2006)

The cobar construction (BTM 2006, 09.2006)

Algebraic relativism (CRM-U of O Distinguished lecture, 02.2007)

The cobar construction: a modern perspective (Lecture notes from a minicourse at Louvain-la-Neuve, 05.2007)

Bundle theory for categories (SECA4, 06.2007)

Power maps in algebra and topology (KTHT, 09.2008)

Murray Gell-Mann och den _ttafaldiga v_gen (SK-dagarna, 11.2008)

Free loop spaces in topology and physics (Edinburgh Mathematical Society, 11.2008)

Homotopic Hopf-Galois extensions (Skye Conference, 06.2009)

Deligne's Hochschild cohomology conjecture (Wayne State Colloquium, 10.2010)

What is Andr_-Quillen (co)homology and why is it important? (video from BIRS, 03.2011)

Twisting structures (CTAG, 05.2011)

Duality, descent and extensions (Homotopical algebra and its applications, CIRM, 06.2012)

 



Current members of the group:
 

Graduate students

Varvara Karpova (KHB)
Marc Stephan (KHB)
Kay Werndli (JS)

Postdocs

Eric Finster
Gavin Seal

Collaborators

C_dric Bujard (teacher for the Cours Euler)
Nicolas Michel (teacher for the Cours Euler)
J_r_me Scherer (Director of the Cours Euler)


Former members of the group and visitors:
 

Doctoral students

Fabio Simoncini (analyst at Lombard-Odier-Darier-Hentsch)
Chantal Oberson (teacher at l'Universit_ de M_nster)
Orin Sauvageot (co-founder of Dyansys, Inc.; currently COO of Tetral SA)
Sylvestre Blanc (analyst at the Banque Cantonale Vaudoise)
Jan Brunner (professor at the Haute ecole sp_cialis_e Bernoise)
Théophile Naïto (archivist at the Biblioth_que de Gen_ve)
Nicolas Michel (teacher for the Cours Euler)
Ilias Amrani (postdoc at Masaryk University in Brno)
Patrick M_ller (teacher at the Gymnase du Bugnon)

 

Postdocs

Paul-Eugène Parent (professor at the University of Ottawa)
Peter Bubenik (assistant professor at Cleveland State University)
Jonathan Scott (assistant professor at Cleveland State University)
Sverre Lun_e-Nielsen (postdoc at the University of Oslo)
Christine Vespa (maître de conférence at the University of Strasbourg)
Samuel W_thrich
(safety engineer working for the Swiss Railways)
John Harper (postdoc at the University of Western Ontario)

 

Longterm visitors

Joe Neisendorfer, Rochester (April 2007)
Yves F_lix, Universit_ Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve (April 2008)
Bill Dwyer, Notre Dame (January 2009)
Steve Lack, Macquarie University (August 2009)
Graham Denham, University of Western Ontario (September-November 2009)
Brenda Johnson, Union College (May-June 2010)
Greg Lupton, Cleveland State University (July 2010-July 2011)
Emmanuel Dror Farjoun, Hebrew University (September 2010)

 

Last updated: 03.07.2012