I am a junior professor (assistant professor) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Previously, I was a postdoc at Mathematics Münster: Dynamics  Geometry  Structure and before that at the University of Cambridge. I finished my PhD in October 2018 at the University of Copenhagen.
Contact Information
Address: 
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Department of Mathematics
Englerstraße 2
76128 Karlsruhe
Germany 
Office:  1.023 (Kollegiengebäude Mathematik 20.30)

Phone:  +49 (0)721 608 45886

Email:  


Research interests
Geometric and Algebraic Topology, in particular: topology of moduli spaces, manifold bundles and their characteristic classes, automorphism and embedding spaces of manifolds, mapping class groups, surgery theory, cobordism categories, configuration spaces, Ktheory, and applications to differential geometry.
For further information, see my CV.
News
Preprints
Publications
Miscellaneous
 Moduli spaces of hcobordisms of discs. Oberwolfach Reports 17 (2020), no. 21, 1089–1090.
 Pseudoisotopies of even discs, revisited. Oberwolfach Reports 17 (2020), no. 1, 431–432.
 Weight decompositions and automorphism groups of manifolds (joint with M. Krannich), by Alexander Kupers. Oberwolfach Reports (2019), no. 3, 2223–2227.
 I compiled a list of problems from the workshop on Automorphisms of Manifolds at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics in Bonn in September 2019.
 A video of me speaking about the Discstructure space during the conference Manifolds and Ktheory: the legacy of Andrew Ranicki at the ICMS in Edinburgh in June 2021.
 A video of me speaking about diffeomorphism groups of discs during the workshop Four Manifolds: Confluence of High and Low Dimensions at the Fields Institute in Toronto in July 2019.
 My thesis (University of Copenhagen, Sep 2018, winner of the SCIENCE PhD Award 2019).
Teaching and service
Forthcoming and past talks
 Sep 2022, TBD, 4Manifolds: from Above and Below, CIRM  Luminy.
 Sep 2022, TBD, Classifying spaces in homotopy theory: in honour of Ran Levi's 60th Birthday, Edinburgh.
 June 2022, The Discstructure space, Topology Seminar, Kansas State University.
 June 2022, The Discstructure space, Topology Seminar, Bonn.
 May 2022, Top(d) and orthogonal calculus, Topology Seminar, Stockholm.
 Feb 2022, The Discstructure space, Higher algebraic structures in algebra, topology and geometry, Institut MittagLeffler.
 Feb 2022, Pseudoisotopies of discs and K(Z), Oberseminar Geometrie und Topologie, Göttingen.
 Dec 2021, Smoothing fibre bundles and diffeomorphism groups of discs, IMUNAM Algebraic Topology Seminar, Mexico City.
 Oct 2021, Top(d) and orthogonal calculus, Topology Seminar, Münster.
 July 2021, (In)finiteness properties of automorphism spaces of manifolds, AGSeminar, Regensburg.
 June 2021, The Discstructure space, Conference "Manifolds and Ktheory: the legacy of Andrew Ranicki", Edinburgh.
 April 2021, Embedding calculus, factorisation homology, and surfaces, Séminaire de l'équipe Topologie Algébrique, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord (Paris 13).
 April 2021, Embedding calculus in codimension zero, Building Bridges Seminar: Invariants of Embedding spaces, virtual.
 Feb 2021, Smoothing fibre bundles and diffeomorphism groups of discs, Geometry & Topology Seminar, Toronto.
 July 2020, Moduli spaces of hcobordisms of discs, Topologie, Oberwolfach.
 May 2020, Pseudoisotopies of discs and algebraic Ktheory of the integers, Topology Seminar, Purdue.
 May 2020, The pseudoisotopy stable range, Topology Seminar, Bonn.
 Mar 2020, Pseudoisotopies of even discs and algebraic Ktheory of the integers, Topology Seminar, Wayne State.
 Mar 2020, Pseudoisotopies of even discs and algebraic Ktheory of the integers, Geometry & Topology Seminar, Brown.
 Mar 2020, Pseudoisotopies of even discs and algebraic Ktheory of the integers, Topology Seminar, Brandeis.
 Feb 2020, Pseudoisotopies of even discs, revisited, Manifolds and Groups, Oberwolfach.
 Jan 2020, A homological approach to pseudoisotopy theory, Algebraic Topology Seminar, Warwick.
 Dec 2019, A homological approach to pseudoisotopy theory, Topology Seminar, Münster.
 Nov 2019, Diffeomorphism groups of discs, Topology Seminar, Aberdeen.
 Oct 2019, Mapping class groups, signatures, and arithmeticity, MPI Topology Seminar, Bonn.
 July 2019, Diffeomorphism groups of discs, Four Manifolds: Confluence of High and Low Dimensions, Fields Institute Toronto.
 June 2019, Rational homotopy groups of diffeomorphism groups of discs, revisited (short talk), Conference: SYM 10 years old, Copenhagen.
 Apr 2019, Mapping class groups of highly connected manifolds, Geometry Centre Seminar, Utrecht.
 Apr 2019, Mapping class groups of highly connected manifolds, Seminar in Algebra & Geometry, Stockholm.
 Mar 2019, Mapping class groups of highly connected manifolds, Topology Seminar, MIT.
 Jan 2019, Mapping class groups of highly connected manifolds, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Durham.
 Dec 2018, On the signature of bundles over surfaces, Oberseminar Differentialgeometrie, Augsburg.
 Dec 2018, Mapping class groups of highly connected manifolds, Bavarian Geometry/Topology Seminar, Augsburg.
 Dec 2018, Mapping class groups of highly connected manifolds, Workshop "Manifolds" during the programme "Homotopy harnessing higher structures", Newton Institute Cambridge.
 Nov 2018, Detecting exotic smooth structures in diffeomorphism groups, Differential Geometry and Topology Seminar, Cambridge.
 Sept 2018, Topological moduli spaces, E₂algebras, and homological stability, Workshop Cohomological study of mapping class groups and related topics, Strasbourg.
 June 2018, On the signature of smooth bundles over surfaces, Conference "Manifolds, Groups, and Homotopy", Isle of Skye. (Slides)
 Apr 2018, Characteristic numbers of manifold bundles over surfaces with highly connected fibres, Oxford–Cambridge–Aberdeen Meeting on Manifolds, Cambridge.
 Apr 2018, Homological stability of topological moduli spaces, Topology Seminar, Purdue.
 Apr 2018, Detecting exotic smooth structures in diffeomorphism groups, Topology Seminar, Northwestern.
 Apr 2018, Topological moduli spaces, E₂algebras, and homological stability, Geometry/Topology Seminar and Topology Seminar (joint), University of Chicago.
 Jan 2018, On characteristic classes of exotic manifold bundles, Topology Seminar, Bonn.
 Jan 2018, On characteristic classes of exotic manifold bundles, Topology Seminar, Karlsruhe.
 Jan 2018, On characteristic classes of exotic manifold bundles, Topology Seminar, Münster.
 Dec 2017, On characteristic classes of exotic manifold bundles, Topology Seminar, Copenhagen.
 July 2017, On the cohomology of moduli spaces of manifolds connect summed with an exotic sphere, Young Topologists' Meeting, Stockholm.
 Mar 2017, Homological stability of E₁modules over E₂algebras and twisted stability of topological moduli spaces, Topology Seminar, Aberdeen.