Unipotent Geometry (15frg175)


(Tata Institute of Fundamental Research)

(Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan.)

Peter Russell (McGill University)


The Banff International Research Station will host the "Unipotent Geometry" workshop in Banff from August 23 to August 30.

The intended research project will study actions of the additive group of complex numbers on varieties defined by vanishing of finitely many polynomials in arbitrary number of variables. The study will involve algebraic, geometric, topological considerations in establishing important new results in the newly emerging Unipotent Geometry.

The Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS) is a collaborative Canada-US-Mexico venture that provides an environment for creative interaction as well as the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and methods within the Mathematical Sciences, with related disciplines and with industry. The research station is located at The Banff Centre in Alberta and is supported by Canada's Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Alberta's Advanced Education and Technology, and Mexico's Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT).