Research group in Nonlinear Algebra

Bernd Sturmfels

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+49 (0) 341 - 9959 - 750

Inselstr. 22
04103 Leipzig

Administrative Assistant:
Saskia Gutzschebauch
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+49 (0) 341 - 9959
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Petra Schwer

Petra Schwer currently is a professor for Geometry at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg - which is not far from Leipzig. Her research is in geometric group theory, combinatorial representation theory, and algebraic combinatorics.

She particularly likes spaces of non-positive curvature and anything related to Coxeter groups and buildings. She recently gave a talk on "What is a building and why do we care?" during the "Summer School on Randomness and Learning in Non-Linear Algebra". Her visit to the MPI and Leipzig University was a great chance to get to know new people and to discuss new ideas. It's great to have such a lovely research place nearby!

July 19, 2019

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