Catharina Stroppel
Catharina Stroppel (born 1971)[1] is a German mathematician whose research concerns representation theory, low-dimensional topology, and category theory. She is a professor of mathematics at the University of Bonn, and vice-coordinator of the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics in Bonn.[2][3]
Stroppel earned a diploma in mathematics and theology from the University of Freiburg in 1998.[3] She completed her doctorate, also from the University of Freiburg, in 2001, under the supervision of Wolfgang Soergel.[4] After short-term positions at the University of Leicester and Aarhus University, she joined the University of Glasgow as a research associate in 2004, and was promoted to lecturer in 2005 and reader in 2007. In 2008 she moved to Bonn as a professor.[3]
In 2007, the London Mathematical Society awarded Stroppel their Whitehead Prize "for her contributions to representation theory, in particular in the framework of categorifications and its applications to low-dimensional topology".[5] She was an invited speaker at the 2010 International Congress of Mathematicians.[6] In 2018, she became a member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
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- HCM People: Prof. Dr. Catharina Stroppel, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, retrieved 13 May 2016.
- Catharina Stroppel: Mathematisches Institut, Universitaet Bonn, University of Bonn, retrieved 13 May 2016.
- Catharina Stroppel at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- "Prizes of the London Mathematical Society" (PDF), Mathematics People, Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 54 (9): 1164–1165, October 2007.
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