New York Group Theory Seminar



The New York Group Theory Seminar was founded in 1960  by Wilhelm Magnus, whose picture is attached here.  For many years the New York Group Theory Seminar was coordinated by Gilbert Baumslag. Memorial Seminar for G. Baumslag video

 The seminar meets Friday 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (Room 5417 or 4102).  The current organizers are Khalid Bou-Rabee, Olga Kharlampovich, Alexei Miasnikov, Vladimir Shpilrain and Sean Cleary.



Recent Announcements

  • Dec 2. M. Gromov (NYU and IHES) Isoperimetric inequalities in group algebras
    Posted Nov 21, 2016, 9:33 PM by NY Group Theory
  • Nov 18. Rachel Skipper (Binghamton University) Title: The congruence subgroup problem for a family of branch groupsAbstract: A group, G, acting on a regular rooted tree has the congruencesubgroup property (CSP) if every subgroup ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2016, 4:02 AM by NY Group Theory
  • Friday Nov 11 Shamgar Gurevich (Madison and Yale) Title: Small Representations of finite classical groups.Abstract: Suppose you have a finite group G and you want to study certain related structures (random walks, expander graphs, word maps, etc ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2016, 6:16 PM by NY Group Theory
  • Nov 4, Denis Ovchinnikov (Stevens Institute) Title: Random nilpotent groups. Abstract:Notion of a random (finitely presented) group gives a well-established  approach to think about the question "what most groups look like". In standard models ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2016, 12:06 PM by NY Group Theory
  • Friday, Oct 28, 16:00-17:00, Room 5417 Dima Savchuk (University of South Florida) Title: Lamplighter groups and (bi)reversible automata from affine transformations of $\mathbb Z_p[[t]]$.Abstract: The ring $\mathbb Z_p[[t]]$ of formal power series over $\Z_p$ can ...
    Posted Oct 24, 2016, 6:34 PM by NY Group Theory
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