About me

I am assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Radboud University Nijmegen.

My primary area of research is algebraic topology. I am also interested in questions about algebraic K-theory, higher category theory, derived algebraic geometry, and homological algebra.


email address
Phone: +31 24 365 2296

HG03.735, Huygensgebouw, Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen

Postal address
Steffen Sagave, Radboud Universiteit, IMAPP - Mathematics, PO Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands



Autumn semester 2017/18
Mastermath course Algebraic Topology (Course website)

Teaching in previous terms


  1. Comparing cyclotomic structures on different models for topological Hochschild homology
    (joint with Emanuele Dotto, Cary Malkiewich, Irakli Patchkoria and Calvin Woo)
    arXiv:1707.07862, pdf-file
  2. Virtual vector bundles and graded Thom spectra
    (joint with Christian Schlichtkrull)
    arXiv:1410.4492, pdf-file

Publications and accepted papers

(in reverse chronological order of acceptance)

  1. Generalized Thom spectra and their topological Hochschild homology
    (joint with Samik Basu and Christian Schlichtkrull)
    Accepted for publication in Journal of the Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu
    arXiv:1608.08388, pdf-file
  2. Presentably symmetric monoidal infinity-categories are represented by symmetric monoidal model categories
    (joint with Thomas Nikolaus)
    Algebraic & Geometric Topology, 17 (2017), 3189–3212.
    arXiv:1506.01475, pdf-file, published article
  3. Logarithmic topological Hochschild homology of topological K-theory spectra
    (joint with John Rognes and Christian Schlichtkrull)
    Accepted for publication in Journal of the European Mathematical Society (JEMS)
    arXiv:1410.2170, pdf-file
  4. Topological Hochschild homology and the cyclic bar construction in symmetric spectra
    (joint with Irakli Patchkoria)
    Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 144 (2016), no. 9, 4099–4106.
    arXiv:1508.03129, pdf-file, published article
  5. Spectra of units for periodic ring spectra and group completion of graded E-infinity spaces
    Algebraic & Geometric Topology, 16 (2016), 1203–1251.
    arXiv:1111.6731, pdf-file, published article
  6. Localization sequences for logarithmic topological Hochschild homology
    (joint with John Rognes and Christian Schlichtkrull)
    Mathematische Annalen, 363 (2015), no. 3, 1349–1398.
    arXiv:1402.1317, pdf-file, published article
  7. Strictly commutative models for E-infinity quasi-categories
    (joint with Dimitar Kodjabachev)
    Homology, Homotopy and Applications, 17 (2015), no. 1, 121–128.
    arXiv:1408.0116, pdf-file, published article
  8. Derived logarithmic geometry I
    (joint with Timo Schürg and Gabriele Vezzosi)
    Journal of the Institute of Mathematics of Jussieu, 15 (2016), no. 2, 367–405.
    arXiv:1307.4246, pdf-file, published article
  9. Logarithmic structures on topological K-theory spectra
    Geometry & Topology, 18 (2014), 447–490.
    arXiv:1204.0699, pdf-file, published article
  10. Group completion and units in I-spaces
    (joint with Christian Schlichtkrull)
    Algebraic & Geometric Topology, 13 (2013), 625–686.
    arXiv:1111.6413, pdf-file, published article
  11. Diagram spaces and symmetric spectra
    (joint with Christian Schlichtkrull)
    Advances in Mathematics, 231 (2012), 2116–2193.
    arXiv:1103.2764, pdf-file, published article
  12. DG-algebras and derived A-infinity algebras
    Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik (Crelle's Journal), 639 (2010), 73–105.
    arXiv:0711.4499, pdf-file, published article
  13. Universal Toda brackets of ring spectra
    Transactions of the American Mathematical Society, 360 (2008), no. 5, 2767–2808.
    arXiv:math/0611808, pdf-file, published article
  14. On the algebraic K-theory of model categories
    Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra, 190 (2004), no. 1–3, 329–340.
    pdf-file, published article

Notes from talks

Usually, I give blackboard talks. Presentations from occasions where I used a projector can be found below. Moreover, this list contains a few extended abstracts and a link to a video of a talk.

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