Ph.D. defense: Ralph Klaasse

I am set to defend my Ph.D. thesis under supervision of Gil Cavalcanti at Utrecht University on Tuesday August 29th, 2017, at 12.45 sharp. A digital version of my Ph.D. thesis can be found here:

R.L. Klaasse - Geometric structures and Lie algebroids

The university's official announcement for the defense can be found here (and here in Dutch).

My paranymphs for the day are Thom Klaasse and Kirsten Wang.

Below is a time schedule for the events as well as other useful information. The workshop on Monday is meant for mathematicians, while others (friends, family) are welcome on Tuesday.

Monday August 28th, 2017

This day we will host a mathematical workshop on topics related to the thesis. The talks will take place in HFG 611 at Utrecht University.

  • 13.00 - 14.00: Ioan Mărcuț (RU Nijmegen) ---- A local model around Poisson submanifolds.
  • 14.30 - 15.30: Christian Blohmann (MPIM Bonn) ---- Quotients of action Lie groupoids and their Lie algebroids.
  • 16.00 - 17.00: András Stipsicz (Rényi Institute Budapest) ---- On the minimal number of singular fibers in Lefschetz fibrations.

Tuesday August 29th, 2017

The defense ceremony takes roughly an hour and will be followed by a reception.

  • 12.45 - 13.45: Ph.D. defense ceremony - Senaatszaal, Academiegebouw.

The ceremony starts promptly at 12.45. Information regarding parking etc: here.

  • 13.45 - 15.00: Reception - R. Descarteshof / Zaal 1636, Academiegebouw. 
  • 20.30 - ______: Drinks - Restaurant de Witte Ballons,  Lijnmarkt 10-12 Utrecht.

The Academiegebouw is situated in the center of Utrecht, next to the Dom (precisely: Domplein 29).

Utrecht University
Mathematical Institute
Budapestlaan 6
3584 CD Utrecht
The Netherlands

Office 603 
Email: r.l.klaasse 'at'
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Phone: +31 30 253 3045