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Agata Smoktunowicz

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  1. Name Agata Smoktunowicz
  2. Affiliation
    School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh.
    James Clerk Maxwell Building, King's Buildings.
    Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JZ, Scotland, UK.
    On leave:
    Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences.
    00-956 Warsaw 10, Śniadeckich 8, P. O. Box 21, Poland.
  3. Date of birth 12 October 1973.
  4. University education
  5. Degrees awarded
  6. Career since education
    1. Assistant Professor, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, November 2000 - June 2001.
    2. J. W. Gibbs Instructor (Lecturer), Department of Mathematics, Yale University July 2001 - June 2003, New Haven, USA.
    3. Assistant professor, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences, October 2003 - September 2013 (on leave form August 2005).
    4. Visiting scholar, University of California, San Diego, USA, February 2004.
    5. University of Edinburgh, School of Mathematics. Lecturer, August 2005 - June 2007; Professor, August 2007 - present.
    6. EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow, August 2006 - July 2011.
  7. Major research interests

    Algebra. Noncommutative ring theory. Applications of associative algebras to group theory, Lie groups and algebras and to projective geometry. Infinite dimensional algebras, nil rings, primitive rings, prime rings, domains, algebraic algebras. The Jacobson radical and nil radical. Polynomial rings, matrix rings over noncommutative rings. Algebras with finite Gelfand-Kirillov dimension. Centers and extended centers (extended centroids) of algebras with finite Gelfand-Kirillov dimension. Golod-Shafarevich algebras. Algebras with polynomial, exponential and subexponential growth.

  8. Principal research grants
  9. Member of the editorial board (Editor) of the Communications in Algebra
  10. Teaching experience
  11. Membership of societies
  12. Membership in committees relevant to research
  13. Invited talks.
  14. Other talks:
  15. Honours and awards.
  16. List of Publications

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