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José Miguel Figueroa-O'Farrill

  • Head of Research Group: Geometry, Topology and Mathematical Physics
  • University of Edinburgh School of Mathematics
  • 35PublicationsNumber of items in José Miguel's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 8Followers

Research interests

particularly in String Theory.Mathematical Physics: the application of representation theory and differential geometry to problems in Physics

About

I was born in Cuba, raised in Spain and lived in the US, Belgium and Germany before settling in the United Kingdom.

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Recent publications

  • Metric Lie 3-algebras in Bagger--Lambert theory

    • de Medeiros P
    • Figueroa-O'Farrill J
    • Méndez-Escobar E
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  • On the structure of symmetric self-dual Lie algebras

    • Figueroa-O'Farrill J
    • Stanciu S
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Professional experience

Head of Research Group: Geometry, Topology and Mathematical Physics

School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

September 2006 - Present

Professor of Geometric Physics

School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

October 2005 - Present

Reader

School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

October 2003 - September 2005(2 years)

Lecturer

School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh

September 1999 - September 2003(4 years)

Lecturer

Department of Physics, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

September 1998 - August 1999(a year)

EPSRC Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Department of Physics, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

September 1995 - August 1998(3 years)

SERC Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Department of Physics, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London

September 1993 - August 1995(2 years)

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Rheinische Friedrich- Wilhelms- Universität Bonn, Physikalisches Institut

December 1991 - August 1993(2 years)

Wetenschappelijk Medewerker

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Instituut voor Theoretische Fysica

October 1989 - September 1991(2 years)

Education

PhD

SUNY at StonyBrook

August 1984 - August 1989(5 years)

Bachelor of Science

Massachusetts Insitute of Technology

August 1981 - June 1984(3 years)