Areas of expertise:
higher Lie and gauge theory; higher dimensional category theory; Hopf algebras; quantum invariants of knots and manifolds; topological quantum computing; modelling topological phases of matter.
algebraic and geometric topology in dimensions 3 and 4;
algebraic models for homotopy types;
higher dimensional category theory;
Hopf algebras and quantum (q-deformed) Lie groups;
differential geometry (higher Lie and gauge theory);
mathematical aspects of Chern-Simons theory, BF-theory and generalisations;
applications to condensed matter physics and quantum computing.
PhD University of Nottingham
Research groups and institutes
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