Gereon Quick
About
Gereon Quick is a professor of mathematics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences and member of the Geometry & Topology group.
He has an MSc in Mathematics from University of Cambridge, UK, a DEA in Mathematics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France. He received his PhD and Habilitation in Mathematics from Universität Münster, Germany. As a postdoc he continued his research in Münster, at LMU München, at the University of Tokyo, at the IAS in Princeton and at Harvard University in the US.
Work experience
 2019 Professor at NTNU
 20152019 Associate Professor at NTNU
 Fall 2014 Research Fellowship at LMU München
 Spring 2014 Lecturer and Research Associate at Harvard University
 20122013 Assistant Professor and Interim Full Professor at WWU Münster
 20102012 Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Lecturer at Harvard University
 20072010 Assistant Professor at WWU Münster
 20052007 Postdoctoral Fellow at WWU Münster
Research visits
 MayJuly 2017 Harvard University
 FebApril 2017 Institut MittagLeffler Stockholm
 AugSept 2013 Harvard University
 FebMarch 2010 Institute for Advanced Study Princeton
 SeptOct 2009 Harvard University
 Sept 2007 Tokyo University
 FebJune 2004 Institut Henri Poincaré Paris.
Academic Degrees
 Habilitation in Mathematics at WWU Münster, Germany.
 PhD in Mathematics from WWU Münster, Germany.
 DEA in Mathematics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France.
 MSc in Mathematics from University of Cambridge, UK.
Research
Main research interests
Homotopy theory and its applications in algebraic and arithmetic geometry. In particular, algebraic and étale cobordism; chromatic, profinite, étale and motivic homotopy theory; Deligne cohomology theories; algebraic cycles; anabelian geometry; profinite Teichmüller theory; enumerative geometry.
Fellowships and grants
 since 2023: Partner in LPPRIMS Arithmetic & Homotopic Galois Theory IRN (AHGT)
 since 2021: Part of the project Equations in Motivic Homotopy funded by the Research Council of Norway
 20162021: Part of the project Motivic Hopf equations funded by the Research Council of Norway
 since 2015: Part of the DFGPriority Program 1786 Homotopy Theory and Algebraic Geometry
 20102012 Research Fellowship at Harvard University, USA
 0203/2010 Invited Visitor of the program A1homotopy and its recent developments at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, USA
 09/2007 Marie Curie Research Training Network Travel Grant for a visit at University of Tokyo, Japan
 0306/2004 Marie CurieFellowship at Institut Henri Pointcaré Paris, France
 20002001 Full Scholarship of the French Government at Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris, France
Publications
2022

Quick, Gereon;
Strand, Therese;
Wilson, Glen Matthew.
(2022)
Representability of the local motivic Brouwer degree.
Mathematica Scandinavica
Academic article
2020

Baas, Nils A.;
Carlsson, Gunnar E;
Quick, Gereon;
Szymik, Markus;
Thaule, Marius.
(2020)
Topological Data Analysis.
Springer Nature
Abel Symposia (15)
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings

Baas, Nils A.;
Carlsson, Gunnar E.;
Quick, Gereon;
Szymik, Markus;
Thaule, Marius.
(2020)
Preface.
Springer Nature
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
2018

Hopkins, Michael J.;
Quick, Gereon.
(2018)
Algebraic Cycles in Generalized Cohomology Theories.
Oberwolfach Reports
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2018)
Examples of nonalgebraic classes in the BrownPeterson tower.
Mathematische Zeitschrift
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2018)
Unstable splittings in Hodge filtered BrownPeterson cohomology.
Journal of Homotopy and Related Structures (JHRS)
Academic article
2016

Davis, Daniel G.;
Quick, Gereon.
(2016)
Profinite and discrete Gspectra and iterated homotopy fixed points.
Algebraic and Geometric Topology
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2016)
An AbelJacobi invariant for cobordant cycles.
Documenta Mathematica
Academic article
2015

Hopkins, Michael J.;
Quick, Gereon.
(2015)
Hodge filtered complex bordism.
Journal of Topology
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2015)
Existence of rational points as a homotopy limit problem.
Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra
Academic article
2013

Quick, Gereon.
(2013)
Homotopy theory of smooth compactifications of algebraic varieties.
New York journal of mathematics
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2013)
Profinite Gspectra.
Homology, Homotopy and Applications
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2013)
Continuous homotopy fixed points for LubinTate spectra.
Homology, Homotopy and Applications
Academic article
2012

Quick, Gereon.
(2012)
Some remarks on profinite completion of spaces.
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
2011

Quick, Gereon.
(2011)
Continuous group actions on profinite spaces.
Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2011)
Torsion algebraic cycles and étale cobordism.
Advances in Mathematics
Academic article

Friedlander, Eric M.;
Quick, Gereon;
Østvær, Paul Arne.
(2011)
Special Issue on motivic A1homotopy theory.
Journal of KTheory
Editorial

Friedlander, Eric M.;
Quick, Gereon;
Østvær, Paul Arne.
(2011)
Preface to J.KTheory 7.
Journal of KTheory
Abstract
2008

Quick, Gereon.
(2008)
Profinite Homotopy Theory.
Documenta Mathematica
Academic article
2007

Quick, Gereon.
(2007)
Stable étale realization and étale cobordism.
Advances in Mathematics
Academic article
Journal publications

Quick, Gereon;
Strand, Therese;
Wilson, Glen Matthew.
(2022)
Representability of the local motivic Brouwer degree.
Mathematica Scandinavica
Academic article

Hopkins, Michael J.;
Quick, Gereon.
(2018)
Algebraic Cycles in Generalized Cohomology Theories.
Oberwolfach Reports
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2018)
Examples of nonalgebraic classes in the BrownPeterson tower.
Mathematische Zeitschrift
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2018)
Unstable splittings in Hodge filtered BrownPeterson cohomology.
Journal of Homotopy and Related Structures (JHRS)
Academic article

Davis, Daniel G.;
Quick, Gereon.
(2016)
Profinite and discrete Gspectra and iterated homotopy fixed points.
Algebraic and Geometric Topology
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2016)
An AbelJacobi invariant for cobordant cycles.
Documenta Mathematica
Academic article

Hopkins, Michael J.;
Quick, Gereon.
(2015)
Hodge filtered complex bordism.
Journal of Topology
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2015)
Existence of rational points as a homotopy limit problem.
Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2013)
Homotopy theory of smooth compactifications of algebraic varieties.
New York journal of mathematics
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2013)
Profinite Gspectra.
Homology, Homotopy and Applications
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2013)
Continuous homotopy fixed points for LubinTate spectra.
Homology, Homotopy and Applications
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2011)
Continuous group actions on profinite spaces.
Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2011)
Torsion algebraic cycles and étale cobordism.
Advances in Mathematics
Academic article

Friedlander, Eric M.;
Quick, Gereon;
Østvær, Paul Arne.
(2011)
Special Issue on motivic A1homotopy theory.
Journal of KTheory
Editorial

Friedlander, Eric M.;
Quick, Gereon;
Østvær, Paul Arne.
(2011)
Preface to J.KTheory 7.
Journal of KTheory
Abstract

Quick, Gereon.
(2008)
Profinite Homotopy Theory.
Documenta Mathematica
Academic article

Quick, Gereon.
(2007)
Stable étale realization and étale cobordism.
Advances in Mathematics
Academic article
Books

Baas, Nils A.;
Carlsson, Gunnar E;
Quick, Gereon;
Szymik, Markus;
Thaule, Marius.
(2020)
Topological Data Analysis.
Springer Nature
Abel Symposia (15)
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
Part of book/report

Baas, Nils A.;
Carlsson, Gunnar E.;
Quick, Gereon;
Szymik, Markus;
Thaule, Marius.
(2020)
Preface.
Springer Nature
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper

Quick, Gereon.
(2012)
Some remarks on profinite completion of spaces.
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Teaching
Courses
 TMA4192  Differential Topology
 TMA4115  Mathematics 3  Linear algebra
 TMA4110  Mathematics 3  Linear algebra
 TMA4100  Mathematics 1  Single variable calculus
Previous teaching
 Lectured courses: Mathematics 1  Single Variable Calculus; Mathematics 3  Linear Algebra; Integration, Series and Differential Equations; Quadratic Forms; Manifolds; Introduction to Topology; Differential Topology; Algebraic Topology; Advanced Algebraic Topology; Modular Forms and Curves.
 Seminar courses: Representation Theory of Finite Groups; Zeta und Lfunctions; Galois Cohomology; Local Fields; Class Field Theory; Elliptic Curves; Abelian Schemes; Étale Fundamental Group; Motivic Homotopy Theory; Elliptic Curves and Cryptography.
Supervision
 18 Master students
 14 Bachelor students
 3 PhDstudents
 Currently the main PhDsupervisor of Therese Strand, Eiolf Kaspersen, and Trygve Poppe Oldervoll.
 Mentor for postdoctoral researcher Dr. Glen Matthew Wilson