About me

I am a professor at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg. Since 2023 I am a Wallenberg Academy Fellow.

Research areas: operator algebras (C*-algebras, Cuntz semigroups, semiprojectivity, K-theory, noncommutative dimension theory, generator problem), abstract harmonic analysis (group algebras, representations on Lp-spaces, Lp operator algebras).

Conference Noncommutativity in the North – MikaelFest, 17. – 20. June 2024, Gothenburg.


E-Mail: [firstName].[lastName]@chalmers.se

Office: MV:L-3072 in MV-huset (Chalmers Tvärgata 3), link to campus map

Postal address:
Hannes Thiel
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg
Chalmers Tvärgata 3, SE-412 96 Gothenburg

Short CV


  • Since 2023: Professor, TU Chalmers, Gothenburg
  • Fall 2021-2022: Professor of Analysis, CAU Kiel
  • Fall 2020 – Spring 2021: Postdoc, TU Dresden
  • Spring 2020: Akademischer Oberrat (non-permanent senior lecturer), WWU Münster
  • Spring 2014: Postdoc, Fields Institute, Toronto
  • Fall 2013-Fall 2019: Akademischer Rat (non-permanent lecturer), WWU Münster – on leave in Spring 2014
  • Fall 2012-Spring 2013: Postdoc, WWU Münster


  • May 2018: Habilitation in Mathematics, WWU Münster
  • December 2012: PhD in Mathematics, University of Copenhagen, Supervisor: Mikael Rørdam
  • August 2009: Diploma (equivalent to Master) in Mathematics, WWU Münster