# James Pascaleff

Associate Professor

Department of Mathematics

University of Illinois

⌘ | Pennsylvania House, Room 306 (more info) |

☏ | +1 217 244 7277 |

✉ | jpascale@illinois.edu |

I am a mathematician working on symplectic topology and mirror symmetry.

You can see my full CV here.

## Courses

- Spring 2024:
- Differentiable Manifolds II (Math 519). MWF 12:00–12:50pm in 243 Altgeld Hall.
- Fundamental Mathematics (Math 347). MWF 1:00–1:50pm in 243 Altgeld Hall.
- Office hours: Mondays & Thursdays 2:00–2:50pm in 347 Altgeld Hall.

- October 2020: Minicourse “Introduction to Fukaya Categories” at the Hausdorff Institute
- Summer 2019: Young Scholars Program (University of Chicago)
- All previous courses and seminars

### Past graduate topics courses

- Fall 2022: Fukaya Categories of Surfaces
- Spring 2018: Homological Mirror Symmetry
- Spring 2014: Lagrangian Floer Homology

## Research

- My arXiv and google scholar pages.

### Research articles

- Remarks on the equivalence between differential graded categories and A-infinity categories,

*Homology, Homotopy and Applications*, vol. 26(1), 2024, pp. 275–285. (arXiv:2211.05861) - Singularity categories of normal crossings surfaces, descent, and mirror symmetry,

with Nicolò Sibilla, arXiv:2208.03896. - Fukaya categories of higher-genus surfaces and pants decompositions,

with Nicolò Sibilla, arXiv:2103.03366. - Poisson geometry, monoidal Fukaya categories, and commutative Floer cohomology rings,

Accepted to*L’Enseignement Mathématique*. (arXiv:1803.07676) - The wall-crossing formula and Lagrangian mutations,

with Dmitry Tonkonog,*Adv. Math.*Volume 361, 12 February 2020, 106850. (arXiv:1711.03209) - Topological Fukaya category and mirror symmetry for punctured surfaces,

with Nicolò Sibilla,*Compositio Math.*Volume 155, Issue 3 (2019), pp. 599–644. (arXiv:1604.06448) - Floer cohomology of g-equivariant Lagrangian branes,

with Yankı Lekili,*Compositio Math.*Volume 152, Issue 05 (2016), pp. 1071–1110. (arXiv:1310.8609) - On the symplectic cohomology of log Calabi–Yau surfaces,

*Geom. Topol.*Volume 23, Issue 6 (2019), pp. 2701–2792. (arXiv:1304.5298) - Floer cohomology in the mirror of the projective plane and a binodal cubic curve,

*Duke Math. J.*Volume 163, Number 13 (2014), pp. 2427–2516. (arXiv:1109.3255, or thesis version)

### Expository notes

## Mini-CV

- 2020–Present: Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- 2014–2020: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- 2011–2014: Postdoctoral Fellow, Geometry and Topology RTG, University of Texas at Austin.
- 2006–2011: Graduate Student, MIT (PhD 2011, advisor: Denis Auroux).
- 2002–2006: Undergraduate, University of Chicago (AB 2006).