Portrait of Professor Stéphane Launois

Professor Stéphane Launois

Professor of Pure Mathematics
Head of School


Stéphane is the Head of School for SMSAS since August 2020.

He has served as the School's Director of Research, chairing the School's Research and Enterprise Committee, and was Head of the Mathematics group before handing over to Clare Dunning in autumn 2018.

Research interests

  • Noncommutative algebra and noncommutative geometry; in particular, quantum algebras and their links with their (semi-)classical counterparts: enveloping algebras and Poisson algebras.
  • Representation Theory
  • Combinatorics
  • Homological algebra.


  • Isaac Oppong
  • Alexandra Rogers
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