Department Mathematik



I work in algebraic geometry. I am particularly interested in motivic homotopy theory and motivic cohomology, and their application to questions in algebraic geometry. My research interests also include algebraic cycles, K-theory and commutative algebra.


  • Naive vs. genuine 𝔸1-connectedness,
    to appear in the Proceedings of International Colloquium on K-theory 2016, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
    Preprint [arxiv:1703.05935]

  • 𝔸1-connectedness in reductive algebraic groups,
    Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, 369 (2017), no. 8, 5999 - 6015.
    Joint with Chetan Balwe.
    Published version
    Preprint [arXiv:1605.04535]

  • R-equivalence and 𝔸1-connectedness in anisotropic groups,
    International Mathematics Research Notices, Vol. 2015, No. 22, p. 11816 - 11827.
    Joint with Chetan Balwe.
    Published version
    Preprint [arXiv:1408.6627]

  • 𝔸1-connected components of schemes,
    Advances in Mathematics, 282(2015), p. 335 - 361.
    Joint with Chetan Balwe and Amit Hogadi.
    Published version
    Preprint [arXiv:1312.6388]


  • Rost nilpotence and étale motivic cohomology, joint with Andreas Rosenschon.
    Preprint (December 2015; Last updated: August 2016) [arXiv:1706:06386]

Articles in preparation

  • 𝔸1-connected components of ruled surfaces, joint with Chetan Balwe.

Ph.D. Thesis

  • 𝔸1-connected components of schemes
    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India.
    Submitted: September 2014; Defended: December 2014.