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I am a senior lecturer at the School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Sydney. My research interests are motivated by the study of manifolds (i.e., surfaces and their higherdimensional analogues). For this, I use a blend of techniques from mathematical fields such as lowdimensional topology and combinatorics, tools from computer science, such as parameterised complexity theory, as well as practical skills from algorithm design and the development of mathematical software. Here are the slides of two versions of one talk highlighting algorithmic and topological aspects of my work. This semester I teach MATH1064, Discrete Mathematics for Computation. 

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School of Mathematics and Statistics F07
The University of Sydney NSW 2006 Australia 

Office and email  
Carslaw Building, Room 623
jonathan.spreer@sydney.edu.au 

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since 2019 
Senior Lecturer (ongoing) School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney. 

2017  2019 
Postdoctoral research fellow funded by the Einstein Foundation. Einstein Visiting Fellowship Santos at Discrete Geometry Group, Freie Universität Berlin. 

2016 
Lecturer, funded by the AustraliaIndia Strategic Research Fund (AISRF). Grant AISRF06660, at the School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland. 

2014  2015 
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, funded by the AustraliaIndia Strategic
Research Fund (AISRF). Grant AISRF06660, at the School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland. 

2012  2013  Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Queensland.  
2011  Doctorate in natural sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) at the
University of Stuttgart. Dissertation: Blowups, slicings and permutation groups in combinatorial topology [ bib  http ] (Doctoral advisor: Prof. W. Kühnel). 

2008 
Diploma in mathematics and computer science at the University of Stuttgart. Diploma thesis at the Institute of Geometry and Topology, University of Stuttgart: On the Topology of combinatorial 4manifolds, in particular the K3Surface [ bib ] (Supervisor: Prof. W. Kühnel). 

2007  Maîtrise (french one year postgraduate diploma) in mathematics at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris.  
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Dr Jonathan Spreer  The University of Sydney  School of Mathematics and Statistics  Email: jonathan.spreer@sydney.edu.au 