Dr Lawrence REEVES

Senior Lecturer

School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 173
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Geometric group theory
  • Low dimensional topology

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • N. Davis, M. Elder, L. Reeves. Non-contracting groups generated by (3,2)-automata. Algebra and Discrete Mathematics, 17, 20-32, 2014.

  • I. Aitchison, L. Reeves. On the genus of infinite groups. Mathematical Research Letters, 19, 601-612, 2012. doi: 10.4310/MRL.2012.v19.n3.a8.

  • M Bridson, L. Reeves. On the algorithmic construction of classifying spaces and the isomorphism problem for biautomatic groups. Science China Mathematics, 54, 1533-1545, 2011. doi: 10.1007/s11425-011-4212-y.

  • G Arzhantseva, J. Burillo, M Lustig, L. Reeves, H Short, E Ventura. Uniform non-amenability. Advances in Mathematics, 197, 499-522, 2005. doi: 10.1016/j.aim.2004.10.013.

  • G Niblo, L. Reeves. Coxeter groups act on CAT(0) cube complexes. Journal of Group Theory, 6, 399-413, 2003. doi: 10.1515/jgth.2003.028.

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Current Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Adrian MCGAHEN

Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Maurice CHIODO "On the value of Information in group-theoretic decision problems"
Ashish GUPTA "Irreducible representations of some classes of quantum laurent polynomials"
Leigh HUMPHRIES "Effective Solutions to Questions in Descriptive Set Theory"
Tharatorn SUPASITI "Boundary and decomposition in group theory and topology"

Current MSc Students

Name Project title
Samuel LYONS
Adrian AGISILAOU
Curtis MUSGRAVE-EVANS

Past MSc Students

Name Project title
Matthew BAULCH
Kamil BULINSKI
Mel CHEN
Maurice CHIODO "An Introduction to Braid Theory"
Andrew ELVEY PRICE
Thomas LANIGAN
Richard NEILSEN "Bass-Serre Theory and the Isomorphism Problem"
Eddy QUI
Tian SANG
Nicky SCOTT "Growth of Finitely Generated Groups"
Paul WU
Daniel YEOW "Intoduction to Thompson's group F"

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2010 - 2012 ARC Discovery Rigidity in measured group theory and geometric group theory

Responsibilities

  • Chair of UGS
  • Course advisors - Upper Undergraduate
  • University Handbook Entries

Committees

  • Management Committee
  • UGS Committee