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Maximilien Péroux

Visiting  Assistant Professor
Michigan State University

I am a Visiting Assistant Professor at Michigan State University. My postdoctoral mentor is Teena Gerhardt.  My main interests are Algebraic Topology, Stable Homotopy Theory, Algebraic K-theory, Higher Category Theory, and Theoretical Computer Science. 

From 2020-2023, I was a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania, where my postdoctoral mentor was Mona Merling.

From 2015-2020, I was a PhD student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, my advisor was Brooke Shipley.

From 2010-2015, I was a Bachelor and a Master student at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). I wrote my Master thesis at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as a visiting student, advised by Haynes Miller, under the supervision of Kathryn Hess.


2015 - 2020

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, IL, USA.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Mathematics, Advisor Prof. Brooke Shipley. Applying homotopy theoretical methods to the study of coalgebras, comodules and Hopf algebras.

Fall 2014

Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA.

Exchange program for the Master’s thesis. Subject: improving and clarifying the arguments of Takayasu’s paper On stable summands of B(Z/2)n associated to Steinberg modules. Supervised by Prof. Haynes Miller.

2013 - 2015

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Master of Science (MSc) in Fundamental Mathematics. Advisor Prof. Kathryn Hess.

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