Research interests:  invariants of 3 and 4manifolds
 conformal field theory and TQFT
 dynamics of supersymmetric gauge theories
 various other topics in mathematical physics
Biography:  QGMCaltech joint postdoc, 2016present
 Caltech, Ph.D. 2016 (Advisor: Sergei Gukov)
 Peking University, B.Sc. 2011.
Email: pei_at_caltech.edu
Papers:  "Mirror symmetry with branes by equivariant Verlinde formulae," arXiv:1712.04408 (w/ Tamas Hausel and Anton Mellit)
 "ArgyresDouglas Theories, Chiral Algebras and Wild Hitchin Characters," JHEP, arXiv:1701.08782 (w/ Laura Fredrickson, Wenbin Yan and Ke Ye).
 "BPS spectra and 3manifold invariants," arXiv:1701.06567 (w/ Sergei Gukov, Pavel Putrov and Cumrun Vafa).
 "The Verlinde Formula for Higgs Bundles," arXiv:1608:01761 (w/ J.E. Andersen and Sergei Gukov).
Ph.D Thesis:
Talks:  07/2018, "On Mirror Symmetry of (B,A,A)Branes," Conference on "Quantum Fields, Geometry and Representation Theory," ICTS, Bangalore.
 07/2018, "2d TQFTs Labeled by Threemanifolds," CQ3MI Summer School and Workshop, University of Southern California.
 07/2018, "2D TQFTs Labeled by Threemanifolds," GQTA 2018, Sandbjerg estate.
 07/2018, Minicourse on "Verlinde formula for complex ChernSimons theory," GQTA 2018, Geneva.
 06/2018, "On Mirror Symmetry of (B,A,A)Branes," VBAC 2018, CIRM, Luminy.
 05/2018, "2D TQFTs Labeled by Threemanifolds," Geometry seminar, IST Austria.
 04/2018, "On Categorification of the WRT Invariant,'' Workshop on "Categorification in Mathematical Physics,'' Simons Center for Geometry and Physics. Video
 03/2018, "2D TQFTs Labeled by Threemanifolds," conference on "Quantum Knot Homology and Supersymmetric Gauge Theories," Aspen.
 01/2018, "BPS Spectra and Invariants for 3 and 4Manifolds," winter school on "Partition Functions and Automorphic Forms", JINR.
 12/2017, "An E_{6} Suprise," Representation theory seminar, YMSC, Tsinghua University.
 11/2017, "On the Mirror Symmetry of (B,A,A)Branes," Nielson retreat, Sandbjerg Estate.
 09/2017, "Can One Hear the Shape of a Drum?", Mathematical physics seminar, University of Heidelberg.
 09/2017, "Can One Hear the Shape of a Drum?", ADS seminar, YMSC, Tsinghua University.
 01/2017, "Wild Hitchin Characters," Geometry seminar, IST Austria.
 01/2017, "Wild Hitchin Characters," QUANTMOD — Quantization and Moduli Spaces, University of Luxembourg.
 09/2016, "The Verlinde formula for Higgs bundles," Hitchin70: Differential Geometry and Quantization, QGM, Aarhus. Video
 02/2016, "Verlinde formula for Higgs bundles," Workshop on "Higgs Bundles in Geometry and Physics," IWH Heidelberg.
 10/2015, Minicourse on "New TQFT's and Equivariant Integration over Moduli Space of Higgs Bundles," NS@50, Chennai Mathematical Institute.
 02/2015, "The Equivariant Verlinde formula," Noncommutative Geometry Seminar, Caltech.
 11/2014, "Equivariant Integration Over Hitchin Moduli Space," Workshop on "Gauged SigmaModels in Two Dimensions," Simons Center of Geometry and Physics. Video
 05/2014, "TQFT and the Geometry of Moduli Spaces," GEAR Junior Retreat, University of Michigan.
Mail Address: Caltech 45248, Pasadena, CA 91125

