Dr Lawrence REEVES
Senior Lecturer
School of Mathematics and Statistics
- Room: 173
- Building: Peter Hall Building
- Campus: Parkville
Research Interests
- Geometric group theory
Research Groups
Recent Publications
Jose Burillo, Yash Lodha, L. Reeves. Commutators in groups of piecewise projective homeomorphisms. Advances in Mathematics, 332, 34-56, 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.aim.2018.04.006.
N. Davis, M. Elder, L. Reeves. Non-contracting groups generated by (3,2)-automata. Algebra and Discrete Mathematics, 17, 20-32, 2014.
THARATORN SUPASITI, L. Reeves. Flats and essential tori in spaces with polyhedral metrics. 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.
Current Postgraduate Supervision
Name | Thesis title |
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Adrian MCGAHEN |
Past Postgraduate Supervision
Name | Thesis title |
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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 |
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Jason BROWN | |
Matthew TSIGLOPOULOS | |
Curtis MUSGRAVE-EVANS |
Past Honours & MSc Students
Name | Project title |
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Adrian AGISILAOU | |
Matthew BAULCH | |
Kamil BULINSKI | |
Mel CHEN | |
Maurice CHIODO | "An Introduction to Braid Theory" |
Andrew ELVEY PRICE | |
Thomas LANIGAN | |
Samuel LYONS | |
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 |
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2010 - 2012 | ARC | Discovery | Rigidity in measured group theory and geometric group theory |
Responsibilities
- Chair of UGS
- Course advisors - Upper Undergraduate
- Prizes: undergraduate
- Special Consideration Review
- University Handbook Entries
Committees
- Management Committee
- UGS Committee