# Professor Stephen Theriault* *

## Professor of Pure Mathematics, Head of Pure Mathematics

Professor Stephen Theriault is a Professor in Pure Mathematics within Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton. He specialises in homotopy theory, a branch of algebraic topology, which is concerned with the classification of topological spaces up to continuous deformation. He has a wide range of research publications and served as the topology editor of the journal The Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society.

### Background

2015 - date Professor, University of Southampton

2012 - 15 Reader, University of Southampton

2002 - 12 Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen

1999 - 02 Whyburn Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Virginia

1998 - 99 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT

1997 - 98 University of Illinois at Chicago

1997 PhD Mathematics, University of Toronto

1991 BSc Mathematics, Dalhousie University