Bonn Topology Group
Welcome to the home page of the topology group at the University of Bonn and the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics. The group consists of Professors Markus Hausmann, Wolfgang Lück and Stefan Schwede at the Mathematical Institute, Professor Peter Teichner at the Max Planck Institute, several Max Planck Research Group Leaders and various postdocs, PhD and Master students.
Our main field of investigation is algebraic and differential topology. For the non-specialist, there is an archive of essays about algebraic topology.r We have listed below our most representative research interests. The individual home pages, which you can access from the members page, contain further information.
- Algebraic K- and L-theory
- Equivariant and stable homotopy theory
- 4-dimensional and higher-dimensional manifolds
- Generalized cohomology and field theories
- Structured ring spectra
- Higher category theory
Information for students
Prospective Master or PhD students are welcome to contact professors, advanced researchers or postdocs of the topology group. Possible sources of funding for graduate students are the International Max Planck Research School and the Bonn International Graduate School of Mathematics.
We collaborate through personal research projects, seminars or workshops with several other Institutes. In prepandemic times, topologists of Nordrhein-Westfalen met twice a year at the NRW Topology Meeting.
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