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Jason D. Lotay


Jason D. Lotay
Professor of Mathematics
University College London


ACADEMIC TALKS

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT


Academic talks

  1. Minimal Lagrangians and where to find them, 2018.

  2. The G2 Laplacian flow, 2018. [link to video]

  3. Remarks on the self-shrinking Clifford torus, 2018.

  4. An introduction to Gromov's compactness theorem for pseudoholomorphic curves, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2018. [notes by Chris Evans]

  5. Harmonic maps and topology, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2018.

  6. Invariant coassociative 4-folds via gluing, 2017. [link to video]

  7. Laplacian flow and 4D geometry, expository talk for Workshop in G2 Geometry, Fields Institute, 2017. [link to video]

  8. Geometric flows of G2 structures, lecture for Mini-school in G2 Geometry, Fields Institute, 2017. [link to video] and [lecture notes]

  9. Calibrated submanifolds of G2 and Spin(7) manifolds with conical singularities, 2017. [link to video]

  10. Calibrated Geometry and Geometric Flows, lecture course for LTCC, 2017. [lecture notes]

  11. Gluing Eguchi-Hanson metrics and a question of Page, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2017.

  12. Invariant G2 instantons, 2016-17. [video of talk by collaborator Goncalo Oliveira]

  13. The Laplacian flow in G2 geometry, 2015-17. [video of talk by collaborator Yong Wei] and [lecture notes by Yong Wei]

  14. Hyperkähler 4-manifolds with boundary, 2014-15. [video]

  15. Uniqueness of Lawlor necks, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2014.

  16. Lagrangian mean curvature flow and symplectic topology, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2014.

  17. Coupled flows and calibrated geometry, 2014. [slides] [video]

  18. Calibrated Submanifolds, lecture course for LMS--CMI Research School An Invitation to Geometry and Topology via G2, 2014. [lecture notes]

  19. Introduction to Lagrangian mean curvature flow, expository talks for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2014. [notes] (typeset by Tom Begley and Kim Moore)

  20. Coassociative conifolds, 2013. [talk 1 slides] [talk 2 slides]

  21. Stability, conifolds and G2 geometry, 2013. [slides]

  22. The Holonomic Approximation Theorem, expository talk for London h-principle learning seminar, 2013. [scanned notes] (taken by Chris Wendl)

  23. Uniqueness of Lagrangian self-expanders, 2012. [slides]

  24. Deforming G2 conifolds, 2012. [slides] [video]

  25. Associative submanifolds of the 7-sphere, 2011. [slides]


Public engagement

  1. Adventures in the 7th Dimension, British Science Festival, Swansea, 6 September 2016; UCL Lunch Hour Lecture, 2 March 2017 and LMS Popular Lectures 2017. [video]

  2. Unwrapping our Modern World, talk aimed at artists, general public and maths teachers, 2015-16.

  3. Take Your Brain to Another Dimension, Science Cabaret, Goldsmiths, London, 3 June 2015 and MAPS PhesDival, UCL, 15 June 2016.

  4. Seeing in 4D, talk aimed at artists, general public and maths teachers, 2014. [photo] (taken during an art and maths workshop)

  5. Ancient Puzzles and Modern Solutions: What the Greeks did for us, talk for sixth form students at Maths in Action, 2012--2013.

  6. Tiny Oblong Fetish, stand-up comedy routine for Bright Club: Tiny, Wilmington Arms, London, 18 September 2012.

  7. Academic Stand-up and Cognitive Development, interview for Word of Mouth, Radio 4, 17 April 2012. [audio]

  8. Connections in Many Dimensions (with a Lightsaber), stand-up comedy routine for Bright Club: Connections, Wilmington Arms, London, 20 March 2012. [photo]