Special geometries related to the exceptional group G2


Research project funded by the NCN (National Science Centre, Poland)

Project number: 2016/23/P/ST1/04148

January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Funding: 716 496 PLN

Principal Investigator: Katja Sagerschnig

Host: Pawel Nurowski

Main international Collaborator: Michael Eastwood

Students supported by the project:

Katarzyna Budzik

Julia Lange

Marian Wiatr


Project description


Publications related with the project

M. Hammerl, K. Sagerschnig, Josef Silhan, Arman Taghavi-Chabert, Vojtech Zadnik, Conformal Patterson-Walker metrics, Asian Journal of Mathematics (to appear).

G. Manno, P. Nurowski, K. Sagerschnig, The geometry of marked contact Engel structures, submitted

M. Eastwood, P. Nurowski, Aerodynamics of flying saucers, accepted in Communications in Mathematical Physics

M. Eastwood, P. Nurowski, Aerobatics of flying saucers, accepted in Communications in Mathematical Physics

Talks related with the project

K. Sagerschnig: Marked contact twisted cubic structures, 38th Winter School Geometry and Physics, Srni, Czech Republic, January 2018.

K. Sagerschnig: The Geometry of Almost Einstein (2,3,5) distributions, University of Warsaw, May 2018.

P. Nurowski: Parabolic geometry of a car, University of Adelaide, Australia, March 2019.

K. Sagerschnig: Introduction to Projective Differential Geometry, University of Warsaw, May 2019.

K. Sagerschnig: On the An-Nurowski twistor construction, Conference ``Differential Geometry and its Applications'', Czech Republic, September 2019.

K. Sagerschnig: The Geometry of Almost Einstein (2,3,5) distributions, Sophus Lie Seminar, Tromso, November 2019.

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2010 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement no 665778.