Arik Wilbert

School of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3010

Office Old Geology South, Room 117
Email arik.wilbert (add ''at''

I am a Research Fellow (Postdoc) at the University of Melbourne. I obtained my Ph.D. at the University of Bonn and the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn under the supervision of Catharina Stroppel in July 2017.

Research Interests

  • Geometric & Combinatorial Representation Theory
  • Categorification
  • Low-Dimensional Topology & Topological Quantum Field Theory


Semester 1 (2019)

Semester 2 (2018)

Semester 1 (2018)


Journal Articles

  • Two-block Springer fibers of types C and D: a diagrammatic approach to Springer theory
    (jt. with C. Stroppel), arXiv:1611.09828, Math. Z. (to appear)
  • Topology of two-row Springer fibers for the even orthogonal and symplectic group
    arXiv:1511.01961, Trans. Amer. Math. Soc. 370 (2018), 2707-2737


  • Exotic Springer fibers for orbits corresponding to one-row bipartitions
    (jt. with N. Saunders), arXiv:1810.03731
    VIDEO - 20-minute talk about parts of this research, University of Georgia, June 2018 (recorded by Noah Winslow)
  • Singular TQFTs, foams and type D arc algebras
    (jt. with M. Ehrig and D. Tubbenhauer), arXiv:1611.07444

Conference Proceedings

  • Topology of two-row Springer fibers for the even orthogonal group
    Oberwolfach Reports, Volume 12, Issue 2, 2015