Spiro Karigiannis

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G2 Manifolds


    Department of Pure Mathematics
    University of Waterloo
    200 University Avenue West
    Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, CANADA

              Office: MC 5326
       Telephone: 519-888-4567 x42810
    Office Hours: For Spring 2021 term:
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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Waterloo Geometry & Topology group

Waterloo Geometry & Topology Seminar

Waterloo Geometry Working Seminar

Fields Institute Geometric Analysis Colloquium


  • FALL 2020: PMATH 465/665: Smooth Manifolds - Course Outline
  • FALL 2020: PMATH 945: Topics in Algebra: Clifford Algebras, Spinors, and Calibrations - Course Outline
  • WINTER 2021: PMATH 868: Connections and Riemannian Geometry - Course Outline
  • I am a Professor in the Department of Pure Mathematics at the University of Waterloo, and a member of the Geometry & Topology research group. My area of research is differential geometry and geometric analysis. Specifically, I work on manifolds with U(m), SU(m), G2, or Spin(7) structures. This includes: the construction of torsion-free compact examples; the study of their moduli spaces and the extra geometric structures on such moduli spaces; conical singularities of such manifolds; calibrated submanifolds; Donaldson-Thomas connections in G2 and Spin(7) geometry; properties of special torsion classes; and geometric evolution equations in the context of special holonomy and calibrations.

    I am on the Editorial Board for the journal Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly published by International Press. I encourage you to submit your high quality manuscripts to PAMQ for consideration, and to select me as the handling editor if the content matches my research expertise.

    CRM sponsored Workshop on Special Geometries on Riemannian Manifolds, to be held at UQAM, October 11-15, 2021.

    New book on Lectures and Surveys on G2-manifolds and Related Topics, published by Springer in 2020.

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