Ralph Martin Kaufmann

Purdue University; Department of Mathematics
150 N. University Street; West Lafayette, IN
 Phone: (765) 494-1205; Fax: (765) 494-0548
e-mail: rkaufman@math.purdue.edu  URL: http://www.math.purdue.edu/~rkaufman



Students and Post-docs



Current Students

Area, Topic of dissertation
Title
Expected graduation
Artur Jackson
Algebraic Geometry/Geometric Group theory




Current Post-Docs
Dan Li, joint with B. Kaufmann
Noncommutative geometry
Heather Lee Symplectic geometry currently at IAS


Graduated PhD Students


Area, Topic of dissertation, Prizes
Graduated
Current Institution
Rachel Schwell
Algebraic Topology
Operads, Polytopes, and the A_infty-Deligne Conjecture

The Louis J. DeLuca Memorial  Outstanding Teaching Assistant  Award:
UConn 2007
Central Connecticut State
Associate Professor
David Pham Algebra, Algebraic Geometry
G-Frobenius Algebras, Twisting and the Drinfeld Double
Purdue 2009
CUNY QCC
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Ben Ward
Algebraic topology
Cohomology of operad algebras and Deligne's Conjecture
PRF Fellowship
Purdue 2013
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
Postdoc
Byeongho Lee Algebraic Geometry
G-Frobenius Manifolds
Bilsland fellowship
Purdue 2015
National Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Korea
Postdoc
Yu Tsumurra Algebraic Topology
A 2-Categorical Extension of the Reshetikhin-Turaev theory
Gerald R. MacLane award
Purdue 2015
Ohio State University
Postdoc
Yongheng Zhang Algebraic Topology
Permutahedra, Configuration Spaces and Spineless Cacti
Department of Mathematics Exellence in Teaching Award, Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Awards
Purdue 2015
Amherst College
Postdoc
Jake Noparstak Differential Geometry
Flows on Teichmüller and Moduli Spaces
Department of Mathematics Exellence in Teaching Award, Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Awards
Purdue 2015 Marquette University
Postdoc
Jason Lucas Algebraic Topology
Connecting Models of Configuaration Spaces: From Double Loops to Strings.

Department of Mathematics Exellence in Teaching Award, Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Awards
Purdue 2016
Metron



Former Post-docs

Current Institution
Alastair Hamilton
Texas Tech, Assistant Prof. tenure-track
J. Javier Zúñiga
Departamento de Economía Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Assistant Prof. tenure-track
Lizhen Qin
Nanjing University, Assistant Prof. tenure-track