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Dr Masoud Kamgarpour

Senior Lecturer, Honours Co-ordinator

Dr. Kamgarpour's research is in the field of algebraic geometry, number theory, and representation theory. He obtained his PhD from the University of Chicago, under the direction of Professor Vladimir Drinfeld. He then spent three years as an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia. Following this period, he spent 18 month as a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics and the University of Bonn. As of January 2013, he is a lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Queensland. See my website for more details:

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Phone: 56130
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Research Interests Algebra, algebraic geometry, number theory, representation theory, the Langlands program

Available Projects

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Game theory and algebraic geometry

Nash's equilibrium is a celebrated result in mathematics and economics. It is one of the foundational results in game theory. The aim of this project is to explore the relationship between game theory and algebraic geometry. 

Honours Project
Representations of jet Lie algebras

Representations of semisimple Lie algebras is one of the most beautiful parts of mathematics in the 20th century. It draws on...

Masters Project
Hitchin's fibration and its application in mathematics and physics

Defined by the eminant mathematical physics Nigel Hitchin, the Hitchin's...

PhD Project
Root systems and their applications in representation theory

Root systems are one of the most remarkable structures elucidated in 20th century mathematics. They have a simple definition in terms of linear algebra and combinatorics, but have...

Honours Project
Affine algebras and Langlands program

The Langlands program is one of the most ambitious research projects in mathematics. In the past decade it has become clear that representations of affine...

PhD Project