Nima Rasekh

 Nima Rasekh

Contact Information

Altgeld Hall
1409 W. Green Street,
Urbana 61801
PhD Student
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I am a graduate student at the University of Illinois in my last year.

I am working on my thesis titled "A Theory of Elementary Higher Toposes".

Research Interests

  • Higher Category Theory
  • Homotopy Theory
  • Topos Theory
  • Category Theory

Research Description

My research focuses on developing a working theory of "elementary higher toposes" which generalizes higher toposes to an elementary context.


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2018 (Expected)
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics, University of Western Ontario, 2013
  • B.Sc. in Mathematics, Shiraz University, 2012

Distinctions / Awards

  • TA Instructional Award


  • Hogan Fellowship (Spring 2018)
  • R.H. Schark Fellowship (Spring 2017)
  • B.G. Trjitzinsky Fellowship (Spring 2017)

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