Miloslav Štěpán's webpage

About Me

I am a Ph.D. student of John Bourke at Masaryk University in Brno.

You can check out my CV here and my 8 page research statement there.

My interests mostly lie within category theory: 2-categories, double categories, 2-dimensional monad theory, lax structures.


Codescent objects and lax coherence (2022), Johns Hopkins Category Theory Seminar

Factorization systems as double categories (2023), CT2023, SLIDES

Quasi-limits and lax flexibility (2023), Octoberfest2023, SLIDES

Turning lax monoidal categories into strict ones (2024), PTSPC24, SLIDES

Publications and preprints

Factorization systems and double categories, Theory and Applications of Categories, Vol. 41, 2024, No. 18, pp 551-592.

Colax adjunctions and lax-idempotent pseudomonads, ArXiv preprint, 2024


Homogeneous C*-algebras: Bachelor's thesis, supervised by David Kruml, PDF (in Czech)

2-categories: Master's thesis, supervised by John Bourke, PDF

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