Peter Patzt

Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor

Purdue University
Office MA 409
150 N University St
West Lafayette, 47907 IN


I have received my PhD at the Berlin Mathematical School in April 2017 under the supervision of Holger Reich.

Research interests

Purdue Topology Seminar

I currently organize the Purdue Topology Seminar. Below you can find a link to the schedule for this semester and for past semesters.

Spring 2019: Topology Seminar
Fall 2018: Topology Seminar
Spring 2018: Topology Seminar
Past Seminars


(1) BSc thesis: On groups with no elements with composite order
(2) MSc thesis: Representation theory of the Temperley-Lieb algebras and the Brauer algebras
(3) Stabilty results for Houghton groups (j/w Xiaolei Wu), published, Algebr. Geom. Topol. 16 (2016), no. 4, 2365—2377.
(4) Representation stability for filtrations of Torelli groups, published, Math. Ann. 372 (2018), no. 1-2, 257—298.
(5) PhD thesis: Representation stability for filtrations of Torelli groups
(6) Central stability homology, submitted
(7) Central stability for the homology of congruence subgroups and the second homology of Torelli groups (j/w Jeremy Miller and Jenny Wilson), submitted
(8) Stability in the high-dimensional cohomology of congruence subgroups (j/w Jeremy Miller and Rohit Nagpal), submitted
(9) Non-integrality of some Steinberg modules (j/w Jeremy Miller, Jenny Wilson, and Dan Yasaki), submitted


Spring 2019: MA26500
Fall 2018: MA35100
Spring 2018: MA26500
Fall 2017: MA26500