Department of Mathematical Sciences


– Geometry & Topology Group

Permanent Faculty

Nils Baas
cobordism theory, higher categories, generalized bundles, higher order structures and topological analysis of biological data sets
Gereon Quick
homotopy theory and its applications in algebraic and arithmetic geometry
Markus Szymik
relations between topology, algebra, geometry, number theory, K-theory, representation theory, and computations
Marius Thaule
cobordism categories, topological field theories, abstract homotopy theory, higher order category theory and higher dimensional triangulated categories


Alexander Schmeding
infinite-dimensional Lie theory, global analysis, differential geometry, higher structures in differential geometry, topologies on spaces of (smooth) functions and diffeomorphism groups

PhD Students

Håvard Bakke Bjerkevik
topological data analysis, stability of persistence modules, with advisors Nils Baas and Gereon Quick
Erik Rybakken
applied algebraic topology, persistent homology, computational topology, topological data analysis, with advisors Nils Baas and Gereon Quick
Truls Bakkejord Ræder
lambda rings, Witt vectors, and Hochschild homology, with advisor Markus Szymik

Master Students

Tobias Grøsfjeld
works on the homology of Lie racks, with advisor Markus Szymik
Knut Bjarte Haus
advisor Gereon Quick
Erik Hermansen
advisor Nils Baas

Bachelor students

Henriette Andersen
works on fixed point theory, with advisor Markus Szymik
Peter Marius Flydal
works on the homology of groups, with advisor Markus Szymik
Adrián Javaloy
works on clustering, with advisor Markus Szymik


Idar Hansen
Finn Faye Knudsen
Eldar Straume

Former Faculty

Bjørn Dundas
Andrew Stacey

Former Postdocs and PhDs

Magnus Bakke Botnan
PhD 2015 with advisor Nils Baas
Haaken Annfelt Moe
PhD 2012 with advisor Nils Baas
Alexander Schmeding
Former Postdoc
Gard Spreemann
PhD 2015 with advisor Nils Baas
Marius Thaule
PhD 2009 with advisor Nils Baas and former Postdoc
Richard Williamson
Former Postdoc

Former Students

Tor Barstad
Bachelor's Degree
Therese Mardal Hagland
Master's Degree
Andreas Hamre
Bachelor's Degree 2015 (advisor Markus Szymik)
Eivind Otto Hjelle
Bachelor's Degree 2016 (advisor Markus Szymik)
Tina Malen Lybekk
Bachelor's Degree
Haaken Annfelt Moe
Master's Degree
Espen Auseth Nielsen
Master's Degree 2015 (advisor Nils Baas)
Marte Lovise Nilsen
Master's Degree
Erik Rybakken
Master's Degree
Reidun Persdatter Ødegaard
Master's Degree 2015 (advisors Markus Szymik and Richard Williamson)
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