Zhen Huan (郇真)
Center for Mathematical Sciences, (the Wuhan math center)
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
1037 Luoyu Road,
Wuhan, China
Email: huanzhen2016(at)gmail(dot)com
Personal information
Currently I’m an associate professor at Center for Mathematical Sciences at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. I received my PhD from the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign. My advisor was Charles Rezk. My dissertation defense was on May 5th, 2016.
I completed my BS in mathematics at Peking University.
Here is my CV.
Research
My research interests are in algebraic topology, algebraic geometry and mathematical physics.
Here is my research statement.
Here is my dissertation.
Publication
QuasiElliptic Cohomology I.. Advances in Mathematics. Volume 337, 15 October 2018, Pages 107138.
QuasiElliptic Cohomology and its Power Operations. Journal of Homotopy and Related Structures, 13(4), 715767.
Preprint
QuasiElliptic Cohomology and its Spectrum. Submitted for publication.
Universal Finite Subgroup of Tate Curve. Submitted for publication.
Quasitheories and their equivariant orthogonal spectra.
Almost Global Homotopy Theory. Submitted for publication.
Twisted Quasielliptic cohomology and twisted equivariant elliptic cohomology. Submitted for publication.
Level structures on pdivisible groups from the Morava Etheory of abelian groups. Submitted for publication.
Service
Organizer of the Algebraic Geometry and Topology Seminar at the Wuhan math center, 2019present.
Reviewer for MathSciNet, 2019present.
Coorganizer of the conference “International Workshop on Algebraic Topology” at Southern University of Science and Technology, China, June 69, 2018.
Talks and Presentations
Conference “Elliptic cohomology and Physics”, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Quasielliptic cohomology theory and the twisted, twisted Real theories, May 28, 2020.
University of Copenhagen, Twisted Quasielliptic cohomology, May 4, 2020.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Representation Theory and Equivariant Elliptic Cohomology, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Level Structure and Morava Etheory, January 16, 2020, Denver, Colorado, USA.
University of Science and Technology of China, Colloquium in Mathematics, Knot Theory: a Mathematical Art, December 25, 2019.
University of Science and Technology of China, Colloquium in Mathematics, Level Structure and Morava Etheory, December 23, 2019.
Young Mathematician Forum at Beijing International Center for Mathematical Research, Level Structure and Morava Etheory, December 4, 2019.
Workshop and miniconference “Elliptic Cohomology Days”, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Power operation in Tate Ktheory, June 12, 2019.
National University of Singapore Topology & Geometry Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, March 20, 2019.
Center for Mathematical Sciences, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Quasielliptic cohomology, December 23, 2018.
The University of Melbourne mini lecture series, Almost global homotopy theory, November 14 and 16, 2018.
The University of Melbourne mini lecture series, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 7 and 9, 2018.
Fudan University, Almost global homotopy theory, October 10, 2018.
Center for Mathematical Sciences, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Almost global homotopy theory, September 25, 2018.
Poster Session, Homotopy Theory Summer Berlin 2018, Quasielliptic cohomology, June 20 and 26, 2018.
GeorgAugustUniversitat Gottingen Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, June 6, 2018.
The University of DuisburgEssen Research Seminar Arithmetic Geometry, Quasielliptic cohomology, May 17, 2018.
Chinese Academy of Sciences Topology Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, March 29, 2018.
Sun Yatsen University, Zhuhai Campus, Quasielliptic cohomology, January 12, 2018.
Peking University Geometry and Topology Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 30, 2017.
South China Normal University Topology Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 16, 2017.
Southern University of Science and Techonology Topology Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 14, 2017.
Poster Session, Schubert Calculus International Festival, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 9, 2017.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 5, 2017.
Nankai University Algebraic Topology Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, October 10, 2017.
Parallel Session, Conference “Homotopy theory: tools and applications”, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Quasielliptic Cohomology, July 17, 2017
Informal Session, Conference on invertible objects and duality in derived algebraic geometry and homotopy theory, the University of Regensburg, Germany. Quasielliptic Cohomology, April 3, 2017.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, Bloomington, IN. Quasielliptic Cohomology, April 1, 2017.
AMS Special Session on Topology and Arithmetic, Minneapolis, MN. Quasielliptic Cohomology, October 30, 2016.
University of Chicago Algebraic Topology Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 25, 2014.
Northwestern University Topology Seminar, Quasielliptic cohomology, November 24, 2014.
Teaching
 Huazhong University of Science and Technology
2019 Fall: Introduction to Algebraic Topology.
 University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
2016 Summer: teaching assistant for Netmath MATH 231Calculus II.
2016 Spring: the main instructor of MATH 124Finite Mathematics.
2015 Fall: the main instructor of MATH 124Finite Mathematics.
2015 Spring: the main instructor of MATH 124Finite Mathematics.
2013 Fall: the main instructor of MATH 119Ideas in Geometry.
2016 Fall: led discussion session for MATH 221Calculus I.
2012 Fall: led discussion session for MATH 231Calculus II.
2012 Spring: led discussion session for MATH 234Calculus for Business I.
2011 Fall: led discussion session for MATH 231Calculus II.
2012 Spring, 2013 Spring, 2014 Spring, 2014 Summer, 2014 Fall, 2015 Summer, 2016 Summer, 2017 Spring: I was a research assistant at University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign.
Here is my teaching statement.
For Students who are interested in working with me
I’m interested in (real!) algebraic topology and relevant area.
If you want to work with me, you should have

Very strong motivation and passion towards algebraic topology

Solid background in topology, abstract algebra and basic algebraic topology.
And you should be prepared for

written exams, including topology, abstract algebra and basic algebraic topology.

an oral exam, 15 minutes or longer if necessary.

a practice meet. I will give you a paper to read and you present after one week.