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Paul-Henry Leemann

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Paul-Henry Leemann is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Pure Mathematics of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. He graduated from PhD at University of Geneva in 2016. Prior to joining XJTLU in September 2022, he worked as a postdoc at ENS Lyon (2016-2020) and as a Scientific collaborator at University of Neuchâtel (2020-2022). Dr Leemanns research interests lie in the intersection of geometric and combinatorial group theory, graph theory and symbolic dynamic. He is particularly interested in groups acting on rooted trees and their (weakly) maximal subgroups, limits and coverings of (Schreier) graphs, rigidity phenomenon in Cayley and Schreier graphs and graphs associated to dynamical

Research interests

Geometric Group Theory

Graph Theory

Symbolic Dynamic


Aug. 2022-Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Pure Mathematics, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

2021-2022, Scientific Collaborator, Institut of Mathematics, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

2020-2021, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institut of mathematics, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

2016-2020, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, ENS Lyon, France

Awards and honours

2016 Vacheron Constantin prize for the best thesis in mathematics, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Education/Academic qualification

Basic Certificate of Didactic in Mathematics and in Educational Science, University of Geneva (Switzerland) - 2014

Ph.D., University of Geneva (Switzerland) - 2016

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  • Staff


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