15/03/2016, 16:30 — 17:30 — Room P3.10, Mathematics Building
Cho-Ho Chu, Queen Mary, University of London
Jordan algebras and geometry
The importance of Lie algebras in geometry is well-known. However, the role of Jordan algebras in geometry seems less recognized. We will discuss the connections of Jordan algebras to Lie algebras and some recent applications to geometric analysis. This talk is intended for a general audience.