Prof. Dr. Katharina Al-Shamery
Physical sciences, Surface and interface science, (photo)catalysis and nanophotonics
Mathematics and statistics, Physical sciences
Mathematical physics, geometry
Conformal and topological quantum field theories
Kähler geometry
Singularities
Elected Full Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz, 2013
Fellow of the American Mathematical Society in Recognition of Distinguished Contributions to the Profession, 2013
Invited sectional speaker in Mathematical Physics at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Hyderabad, 2010
Medal for special merits for Bavaria in a united Europe (Bayerische Europamedaille), 2009
Starting Independent Researcher Grant from the European Research Council (ERC), 2009-2013
ancient Greek, English, German
W. Müller, K. Wendland: Extremal Kähler metrics and Ray-Singer analytic torsion, in "Geometric Aspects of Partial Differential Equations", Contemp. Math. 242 (1999), pp. 135-160
W. Nahm, K. Wendland: A Hiker's Guide to K3 – Aspects of N=(4,4) Superconformal Field Theory with Central Charge c=6, Commun. Math. Phys. 216 (2001), 85-138
K. Wendland: Consistency of Orbifold Conformal Field Theories on K3, Adv. Theor. Math. Phys. 5 (2001), 429-456
W. Nahm, K. Wendland: Mirror Symmetry on Kummer Type K3 Surfaces, Commun. Math. Phys. 243 (2003), 557-582
D. Roggenkamp, K. Wendland: Limits and Degenerations of Unitary Conformal Field Theories, Commun. Math. Phys. 251 (2004), 589-643
K. Wendland: A family of SCFTs hosting all "very attractive'' relatives of the (2)^4 Gepner model; JHEP 0603:102 (2006)
R. Donagi, K. Wendland: On orbifolds and free fermion constructions; Journal of Geometry and Physics 59 (2009), 942-968
A. Degeratu, K. Wendland: Friendly giant meets pointlike instantons? On a new conjecture by John McKay, in "Moonshine -- The First Quarter Century and Beyond, A Workshop on the Moonshine Conjectures and Vertex Algebras", LMS Lecture Notes Series no. 372 (2010), 55-127
K. Wendland: On the geometry of singularities in quantum field theory, in: "Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Hyderabad, August 19-27, 2010", Hindustan Book Agency (2010), 2144-2170
R. Donagi, K. Wendland, eds: From Hodge Theory to Integrability and TQFT: tt* geometry, Proceedings of the International Workshop "From tQFT to tt* and integrability'', May 25-29, 2007, University of Augsburg, Germany; Proceedings of Symposia in Pure Mathematics, vol. 78, American Mathematical Society (2008)
K. Wendland, A. Werner, eds: Facettenreiche Mathematik; Vieweg+Teubner 2011, 469 pages
The geometry of topological quantum field theories
The classification of conformal quantum field theories; limiting processes
Conformal field theories on K3 surfaces and Borcea-Voisin surfaces
Conformal field theories and the Mathieu group M24
Elliptically fibered Calabi-Yau 3-manifolds
Full Member of the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, Mainz, since 2013
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal de l'Ècole polytechnique – Mathématique (JEP), since 2013
Member of the scientific advisory council for the "Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Mathematics in the Natural Sciences and Technology" (IFM), University of Würzburg, since 2012
Jury member for the Cantor Medal, 2012
Jury member for the Weyl Prize, 2012 and 2014
Member of the "Scientific User Committee of the Zentralblatt MATH", since 2011
Representative for "pure mathematics" in the senate and authorising committee for the Research Training Groups of the German Research Foundation (DFG), since 2011
Member of the executive board of the German Mathematical Society (DMV), since 2010
Member of the "Standing Committee of the International Colloquia on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics", since 2010
Co-editor of the de Gruyter book series "De Gruyter Series in Nonlinear Analysis and Applications", since 2010
Member of the selection committee of the German National Mathematics Competition, since 2008
Member of the university selection committee of the German National Academic Foundation, since 2007
Member of the "Women in Mathematics Committee" of the LMS, 2003-2005
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