Dr Qaasim Shafi PhD

Dr Qaasim Shafi

School of Mathematics
Research Fellow

Contact details

School of Mathematics
Watson Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Dr Shafi is an algebraic geometer and a Research Fellow in the Geometry & Mathematical Physics group.

His research is motivated by questions in Gromov-Witten theory and mirror symmetry, and utilises tools coming from intersection theory, toric geometry, logarithmic geometry and GIT.

For more information, please visit his personal webpage.


  • PhD in Mathematics, Imperial College London, 2022
  • MSci in Mathematics, Imperial College London, 2018


Research themes

  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Gromov-Witten Theory
  • Quasimap Theory
  • Logarithmic Geometry
  • Mirror Symmetry


P. Kennedy-Hunt, N. Nabijou, Q. Shafi, W. Zheng (2022), Divisors and curves on logarithmic mapping spaces, arxiv:2209.00630

T. Coates, W. Lutz, Q. Shafi (2021), Gromov-Witten Invariants of Blow-Ups and the Abelian/Non-Abelian Correspondence, Forum of Mathematics, Sigma, Volume 10, e67

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