Prof Arun RAM


School of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Room: 174
  • Building: Peter Hall Building
  • Campus: Parkville

Research Interests

  • Representation theory

Research Groups

Recent Publications

  • Z. Daugherty, A. Ram, R. Virk. Affine and Degenerate Affine BMW Algebras: The Center. Osaka Journal of Mathematics, 51, 257-283, 2014.

  • F. Alcaraz, A. Ram, V. Rittenberg. Cyclic representations of the periodic Temperley-Lieb algebra, complex Virasoro representations and stochastic processes. Journal of Physics A - Mathematical and Theoretical, 47, 212003 (7pp), 2014. doi: 10.1088/1751-8113/47/21/212003.

  • P. Diaconis, C. Pang, A. Ram. Hopf algebras and Markov chains: Two examples and a theory. Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics, 39, 527-585, 2014. doi: 10.1007/s10801-013-0456-7.

  • N. Ganter, A. Ram. Generalized Schubert Calculus. Ramanujan Mathematical Society Journal, 28A, 149-190, 2013.

  • DP George, A. Ram, JE Thompson, RR Volkas. Symmetry breaking, subgroup embeddings, and the Weyl group. Physical Review D, 87, 2013. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.87.105009.

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Past Postgraduate Supervision

Name Thesis title
Natalie AISBETT "Reflection Graphs"
Max FLANDER "A theta operator for vector-valued Siegel modular forms"
James JONES "Characters of p-compact Groups. "
Omar ORTIZ BRANCO "Homogenous Spaces of p-Compact Groups"
Callum SLEIGH "Eynard-Orantin Theory of the A-Polynomial"
Jon Yue Zhang XU "Chevalley groups and finite geometry"

Current MSc Students

Name Project title

Past MSc Students

Name Project title
Lachlan MARKS
Patrick NICOLL

Recent Grant History

Year(s) Source Type Title
2013 - 2015 ARC Discovery Tantalizer algebras and generalized lattice models
2012 - 2014 ARC Discovery Coset spaces and Hecke algebra actions
2009 - 2011 ARC Discovery Representation Theory: Path models and decompositions
2008 - 2010 ARC Discovery Macdonald polynomials: Combinatorics and representations


  • Academic Board member


  • Math. Sciences Library Users Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee