Dr Thomas QUELLA

Senior Lecturer

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 164
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Conformal field theory, quantum integrable models
  • Lie (super) algebras, diagram algebras, quantum groups
  • Quantum many-body physics
  • Representation Theory and Applications
  • Topological states of matter, tensor network states

Research Groups

Publications, Grants and Awards

You can find all publications, grants and awards on their Find an Expert page.

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Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Tianshu LIU "Coset construction for the N=2 and osp(1/2) minimal models"
Steve SIU "Singular vectors for the WN algebras and the BRST cohomology for relaxed highest-weight Lk(sl(2)) modules"
Allan TRINH "Finite N corrections in Random Matrix Theory"
Jiyuan ZHANG "Decompositions, Invariances and Harmonic Analysis in Random Matrix Theory"

Current MSc Students

Name Project title
Chenyin CHU
Yuhan GAI
Yuyang ZHOU

Past Honours & MSc Students

Name Project title
Nicholas EVANS "Spin chains and the sl(2)k WZW model"
William MEAD "The two-species totally asymmetric simple exclusion process"
Caleb Andrew SMITH "Quantum Groups, Symmetry-Protection, and the Generalized Haldane Phase"
William STEWART "On the twisted sector of Wess-Zumino-Witten models"


  • BSc Mathematical Physics Major Coordinator
  • Vacation Scholarship Co-ordinator


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