Dr Joao Faria Martins

Dr Joao Faria Martins


  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Lead. School of Mathematics. University of Leeds.

Research interests

  • algebraic and geometric topology in dimensions 3 and 4;
  • topological quantum field theories, including extended TQFTs.
  • homotopical algebra: algebraic models for homotopy types;
  • higher dimensional category theory;
  • Hopf algebras and quantum (q-deformed) Lie groups;
  • differential geometry (higher Lie and gauge theory);
  • mathematical aspects of Chern-Simons theory, BF-theory and generalisations;
  • applications to condensed matter physics and quantum computing.
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  • PhD University of Nottingham

Research groups and institutes

  • Pure Mathematics

Current postgraduate researchers

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