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Geometry, groups, and dynamics

The concept of geometry evolved in the past two centuries, since the discovery of non-Euclidean and Riemannian geometries. Such geometries underwent a revolution with the work of Gromov and Thurston. Several members of the UMPA have been considerably contributing to these programs. Other kind of geometries (e.g., symplectic, affine, projective, conformal, Lorentzian, holomorphic, ...) keeps fascinating the mathematicians, and in particular the members of the UMPA, for their beauty and their questions.


Permanent Members
Claude DanthonyMikael De La Salle (50%), Damien Gaboriau (responsable de l'équipe), Etienne GhysAlexey GlutsyukMarco MazzucchelliBruno SevennecJean-Claude SikoravAlexei TsygvintsevAbdelghani Zeghib

Paul-Henry LeemannBenoit Loisel (50%), Thomas LetendreValentine Roos (70%)

Ph.D. Students
Marie LhuissierAbdoul Karim SaneValentin SeigneurIgnacio VergaraAlexandre Verine

Visiting Students
Tanushree Shah


The Seminar of Geometry, Groups, and Dynamics takes place on Wednesday at 2pm at the UMPA, in room 435. The organizer is Marco Mazzucchelli.