# Research

My research interests are category theory and algebraic topology.

## Selected Talks

**2023 Applied Category Theory Conference:***Monoidal structures on generalized polynomial categories.***2023 Joint Mathematics Meetings:**AMS Special Session on Applied Category Theory (a Mathematics Research Communities Session),*Monoidal structures on generalized polynomial categories.*Abstract**2022 AGI Conference:**Technical Keynote,*Polynomial Functors: Natural Formal Models of Interaction.*Video

## Selected Works

Nelson Niu and David I. Spivak.

*Polynomial Functors: A Mathematical Theory of Interaction.*Work in progress. URLJoseph Dorta, Samantha Jarvis, and Nelson Niu.

*Monoidal structures on generalized polynomial categories.*May 2023. arXiv:2305.05655Nelson Niu and David I. Spivak.

*Collectives: Compositional protocols for contributions and returns.*Dec. 2021. arXiv:2112.11518

There is a full list of my papers, preprints, and talks in my CV.