I am a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh working with David Jordan, and a member of the Hodge Institute and Algebra and Number Theory Group at UoE.

My research interests revolve around representation theory and geometry/topology, and areas where the two collide. Currently, I'm devoting all my time to a project concerning equivariant factorization homology and quantum symmetric pairs, see Preprints/Notes below.

Before coming to Edinburgh I studied the MSc Mathematical Physics at the University of Amsterdam, and visited UC Berkeley for the academic year 2014-2015.

School of Mathematics

The University of Edinburgh

James Clerk Maxwell Building

The King's Buildings

Peter Guthrie Tait Road

EDINBURGH

EH9 3FD

Scotland, UK

Room number: 5401.

E-mail: t.a.n.weelinck AT ed.ac.uk

- Equivariant factorization homology of global quotient orbifolds. I study equivariant factorization homology and its properties. This provides a framework for constructing invariants of manifolds equipped finite group actions. A key property is that invariants can be computed via a cutting-and-gluing rule.
- Slides of my talk on Quantum symmetric pairs, low-dimensional topology and Hecke algebras at the Quantum homogeneous spaces conference at the ICMS.
- A topological origin of quantum symmetric pairs. The first preprint in a series of papers on new applications of quantum symmetric pairs to low-dimensional topology.
- In the fall of 2016 I attended and helped compile notes for the locally organised seminar on topological field theories. Please find the notes here .

Simon Crawford, Tomasz Przezdziecki and myself organised the GEARS seminar for the 2016-2017 academic year. This is a joint seminar between University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow and Heriot-Watt University aimed at PhD students that use algebra in their research.

We also ran a reading seminar on higher categories in Edinburgh, joint with students from Heriot-Watt.

November | 2018 | The Shape of Data | PG Colloquium, Edinburgh | |

October | 2018 | Orbifold invariants, field theory and quantum groups | Mathematical Physics Seminar, Nottingham University, Nottingham | |

October | 2018 | Fourier analysis and the Langlands program | Hodge club, Edinburgh | |

June | 2018 | Equivariant homology theories | GEARS Seminar, Glasgow/Edinburgh | |

June | 2018 | Quantum symmetric pairs, low-dimensional topology and Hecke algebras | Quantum homogeneous spaces conference,Edinburgh | |

February | 2018 | Representation Theory without Vectors | Hodge Club, Edinburgh | |

February | 2018 | The Hochschild-Kostant Rosenberg Theorem | NC Hodge Theory Seminar, Edinburgh | |

November | 2017 | Representation Theory of Tensor Categories | Trimester Seminar, Bonn | |

May | 2017 | The Braided Geometry of Quantum Symmetric Pairs | Algebra Seminar, Newcastle University, Newcastle | |

April | 2017 | The Braided Geometry of Quantum Symmetric Pairs | GEARS Seminar, Glasgow/Edinburgh | |

March | 2017 | Deformations of Line Bundles | Reading Course on Deformation Theory, Edinburgh | |

February | 2017 | Chern-Weil Theory | Hodge Club, Edinburgh | |

January | 2017 | Characteristic Classes for Beginners | Hodge Club, Edinburgh | |

December | 2016 | Introduction to Spectral Sequences | Homological Algebra Seminar, Edinburgh | |

November | 2016 | A Crash Course on Classifying Spaces | Research Group Seminar, Edinburgh | |

November | 2016 | Persistent Homology: Is it actually useful? | PG Colloquium, Edinburgh | |

October | 2016 | Quantum Symmetric Pairs | Research Group Seminar, Edinburgh | |

June | 2016 | Tannakian Techniques | Ninja Workshop, Edinburgh | |

June | 2016 | The Monadology | Ninja Workshop, Edinburgh | |

March | 2016 | Introduction to Factorization Homology (2 talks) | TFT Working Seminar, Glasgow/Edinburgh | |

February | 2016 | The Quantum Group Revolution: Drinfeld's ICMS address | GEARS Seminar, Glasgow/Edinburgh | |

January | 2016 | Sheaf Cohomology | Working Seminar on Perverse Sheaves and Decomposition Theorem, Edinburgh | |

October | 2015 | Geometric Quantization & The Quantum Harmonic Oscillator | Geometry Club, Edinburgh | |

October | 2015 | Quasi-Hamiltonian Reduction II: Two views on the symplectic nature of gauge theory | Working Seminar on BRST Reduction, Edinburgh | |

October | 2015 | Quasi-Hamiltonian Reduction I: Quasi-Poisson Manifolds | Working Seminar on BRST Reduction, Edinburgh | |

April | 2015 | Representation Theory of U_q sl_2|1 at roots of 1 | GRASP Seminar, Berkeley | |

January | 2015 | Relations on M_g,n from Witten's 3-spin class | GRASP Seminar, Berkeley | |

November | 2014 | Half density quantization of the moduli space of flat connections and Witten's invariants | Student Seminar Symplectic and Quantum Geometry, Berkeley |

In June 2016 Tom Avery and I organised a local `mini-conference' in Edinburgh on category theory: Ninja Workshop on Category Theory.