Felix Janda

Postdoc at University of Michigan (Host: Yongbin Ruan)
PhD thesis (under R. Pandharipande at ETH Zürich)

Contact information

Felix Janda
Department of Mathematics
University of Michigan
530 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: janda@umich.edu
Office: 1833


RTG/FRG Mirror Symmetry Conference for Young Researchers
FRG Special Lecture and Workshop
RTG Workshop on Witten's r-spin class and related topics


My general research area is moduli spaces in algebraic geometry. I study aspects of the intersection theory of various Gromov-Witten type moduli spaces. During my PhD, my main focus has been on the study of tautological classes on the moduli space of curves.


"Powers of the theta divisor and relations in the tautological ring" (with Emily Clader, Samuel Grushevsky and Dmitry Zakharov) , arXiv:1605.05425
"Pixton's double ramification cycle relations" (with Emily Clader) , arXiv:1601.02871
"Relations on $\overline M_{g,n}$ via equivariant Gromov-Witten theory of $\mathbb P^1$" submitted, arXiv:1509.08421
"Relations in the Tautological Ring and Frobenius Manifolds near the Discriminant " part of thesis, submitted, arXiv:1505.03419
"The hypergeometric functions of the Faber-Zagier and Pixton relations" (with Alexandr Buryak and Rahul Pandharipande) to appear in the Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly special volume dedicated to Prof. Eduard Looijenga, arXiv:1502.05150
"Comparing tautological relations from the equivariant Gromov-Witten theory of projective spaces and spin structures" part of thesis, not submitted, arXiv:1407.4778
"Gromov-Witten theory of target curves and the tautological ring" , arXiv:1308.6182
"Tautological relations in moduli spaces of weighted pointed curves" part of thesis, not submitted, arXiv:1306.6580
"Socle pairings on tautological rings" (with Aaron Pixton) , arXiv:1304.0026
"Gaussian rational points on a singular cubic surface" (with Ulrich Derenthal) in "Torsors, étale homotopy and applications to rational points", LMS Lecture Notes, Cambridge University Press, arXiv:1105.2807