Topology group
Seminars
The seminars meet Fridays 45pm in Hylan 1106A. The pretalks are from 2:303:30pm in Hylan 1106B.
Permanent Faculty

Fred Cohen
 Algebraic Topology, specifically Homotopy Theory.
 Cohomology of groups.
 Braid groups, function spaces, simplicial groups, configuration spaces and interconnections.

Jonathan Pakianathan
 Group actions on complexes. Cohomology of groups. Lie groups and Lie algebras.
 Hochschild cohomology of blocks and modular representations. Braid groups and Configuration Spaces.

Doug Ravenel
 Algebraic topology specifically problems related to homotopy groups of spheres, the AdamsNovikov spectral sequence, and its connections with number theory. See Ravenel’s research page for more details.
 Published books:
 Complex Cobordism and Stable Homotopy Groups of Spheres
 Nilpotence and Periodicity in Stable Homotopy Theory, Annals of Mathematics Studies, Princeton University Press.
Emeritus Faculty

John Harper
 Hspaces, coHspaces, LusternikSchnirrelmann category and other topics in unstable homotopy theory.
 Published books:
 Secondary cohomology operations, AMS Graduate Studies in Mathematics 49, 2002.
 Algebraic Topology, A First Course with Marvin Greenberg, Perseus Books Publishing L.L.C.

Joseph Neisendorfer
 Rational homotopy theory. Unstable Homotopy Theory.
 Published books:
 Algebraic Methods in Unstable Homotopy Theory, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Postdoctoral Faculty

Vitaly Lorman
 Computations related to equivariant and chromatic homotopy theory, particularly those involving the Real JohnsonWilson theories.

Carl McTague
 Topology & algebraic geometry

Elizabeth Vidaurre
 Toric topology
Recent Postdoctoral Faculty that have moved

Irina Bobkova  Postdoc at the Institute for Advanced Study

John Olsen  System Developer at Edlund A/S in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Scott Bailey  Assistant Professor at Clayton State University.

Troy Winfree  Mathematician working for Boeing in Seattle.

Juan OrtizNavarro  Professor at Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayaguez.

Paul Pearson  Professor at Fort Lewis College.

Aaron Heap  Professor at SUNY Geneseo.

Ryan Budney  Associate Professor at University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Mike Jackson  Associate Professor of Mathematics, Grove City College.

Ethan Pribble  Assistant Professor of Mathematics, SUNY College at Old Westbury.

Inga Johnson  Associate Professor of Mathematics, Willamette University.
Current Graduate Students
 Mingcong Zeng (Ravenel)
 Yan Zou (Ravenel)
Past Graduate Students
See also the Mathematics Genealogy Project.

Patrick Papadopulos (2016, Cohen and Pakianathan)  Adjunct at RIT for 2016 and then taking a position at Boston College in 2017

Jonathan Lopez (2010, Cohen)  Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Niagara University

Sun Qiang (2009, Cohen)  Research Associate, Aetna Health.

Andrew Salch (2007, Ravenel)  Wayne State University.

Tao Jin (2008, Cohen)  Harvard University Economics Ph.D. program.

Maria Voloshina Nogin (2003, Cohen)  California State University at Fresno.

Takeshi Sato (2000, Cohen)  (No information available)

Eva Culakova (1999, Harper)  BioStat Dept. at University of Rochester

Jeff Wang (1997, Cohen)  Industry

Miguel Xicotencatl (1997, Cohen)  Centro de Investigacion, Mexico City

Jie Wu (1995, Cohen)  National University of Singapore

Binhua Mao (1994, Ravenel)  (No information available)

Jesus Gonzalez Espino Barros (1994, Gitler)  Centro de Investigación, Mexico City

Octav Cornea (1993, Neisendorfer)  Université de Montréal

Ran Levi (1993, Cohen)  University of Aberdeen

Dai Tamaki (1993, Cohen)  Shinshu University, Japan

Younggi Choi (1992, Ravenel)  National Seoul University, South Korea

Janice Pearce (1992, Neisendorfer  Berea College

Shiuchun Wong (1991, Cohen)  Zechiang University, Hangchou.  scwong (at) math.zju.edu.cn

Marie Anna Maier (1987, Harper)  (No information available)

Robert Thompson (1986, Ravenel)  Hunter College, CUNY

Daniel Waggoner (1985, Cohen)  Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta

Austin C. Pearlman (1985, Ravenel)  (Deceased)

Judy Wathen (1982, Harper)  (No information available)

Stephen A. Mitchell (1981, Ravenel)  University of Washington

David J. Pengelley (1980, Ravenel)  New Mexico State University

Daciberg Goncalves (1977, Harper)  Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Laura Weiss (1973, Harper)  (No information available)

Gerald Lieberman (1972, Harper)  (No information available)
Topology links
 Hopf Archive
 ArXiv
 Don Davis’s Topology page
 Midwest Topology Seminar
 List of webpages for some Algebraic Topologists