Andrea Bianchi

Foto Bianchi

Mathematical Institute
University of Bonn
Endenicher Allee 60
53115 Bonn

Phone +49-(0)228-73-62208
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Room Endenicher Allee 60, Room 4.020


I am a third year Ph.D. student of Carl-Friedrich Bödigheimer. During my Ph.D. I have worked on several problems related to configuration spaces of surfaces and braid groups. My PhD thesis deals with Hurwitz spaces and how they approximate the homotopy type of moduli spaces of Riemann surfaces.


Topological complexity of unordered configuration spaces of surfaces
joint with David Recio-Mitter, Algebraic & Geometric Topology, Volume 19, Number 3 (2019), 1359-1384.


Braid groups, mapping class groups and their homology with twisted coefficients.

Splitting of the homology of the punctured mapping class group.

On the homology of the commutator subgroup of the pure braid group.