Yiftach Barnea

"A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room
looking for a black cat which isn't there."
(Charles Darwin)

 

Department of Mathematics
Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
UK

Office: 228 McCrea Building
Phone: ++44 (0)1784 414689
Fax: +44 (0)1784 430766
E-mail: y.barnea@rhul.ac.uk

 


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Conferences: Group Theory Conferences

                        Young Geometric Group Theory Meeting VI, Oxford, 20-24.3.2017

                        Groups St. Andrews 2017, Birmingham, 5-13.8.2017

South England Profinite Groups Meetings   

 


Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D., 1999, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
M.Sc., 1994, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
B.Sc., 1992, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Experience

Reader in Mathematics, Royal Holloway, University of London 2008-

Lecturer of Mathematics, Royal Holloway, University of London 2004- 2008
Visiting Research Fellow, Imperial College, London and University of Kent, Canterbury 2003-2004
Van Vleck Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2000- 2003
MSRI Postdoctoral Fellow, MSRI, Berkeley, 1999-2000

Research Interests

My general research area is Algebra. In particular I wrote papers in the following areas:

· Group Theory: Asymptotic Group Theory, Pro-p Groups, Profinite Groups, Totally Disconnected Locally Compact Groups, Algebraic Groups over Local Fields.

· Lie Algebras: Finite Dimensional Lie Algebras, Graded Lie Algebras.

Research Activities

            I am a member of the South England Profinite Groups Meetings, see the link for the meetings we organize.

Publications