Professor Rod Roderick Gover

DPhil (Oxford), FRSNZ

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Research | Current

  • Differential geometry and its relationship to representation theory
  • Applications to analysis on manifolds, PDE theory and Mathematical Physics
  • Conformal, CR and related structures

Postgraduate supervision

Projects on offer

  • Classical invariant theory (Reading)
  • Riemannian geometry (Reading)
  • Conformal or CR differential geometry (Reading and/or Project)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Glaros, M., Gover, A. R., Halbasch, M., & Waldron, A. (2019). Variational calculus for hypersurface functionals: Singular Yamabe problem Willmore energies. JOURNAL OF GEOMETRY AND PHYSICS, 138, 168-193. 10.1016/j.geomphys.2018.12.018
  • Gover, A. R., & Leistner, T. (2019). Invariant prolongation of the Killing tensor equation. ANNALI DI MATEMATICA PURA ED APPLICATA, 198 (1), 307-334. 10.1007/s10231-018-0775-3
  • Gover, A. R., Snell, D., & Taghavi-Chabert, A. (2018). Distinguished curves and integrability in Riemannian, conformal, and projective geometry. Related URL.
  • Rod Gover, A., & Waldron, A. (2018). Renormalized volumes with boundary. Communications in Contemporary Mathematics, 1850030-1850030. 10.1142/S021919971850030X
  • Eastwood, M. G., & Gover, A. R. (2018). Volume growth and puncture repair in conformal geometry. Journal of Geometry and Physics, 127, 128-132. 10.1016/j.geomphys.2018.01.027
  • Gover, A. R., & Peterson, L. J. (2018). Conformal boundary operators, T-curvatures, and conformal fractional Laplacians of odd order. Related URL.
  • Flood, K., & Gover, A. R. (2018). Metrics in Projective Differential Geometry: The Geometry of Solutions to the Metrizability Equation. Journal of Geometric Analysis10.1007/s12220-018-0084-5
  • Gover, A. R., & Waldron, A. (2017). Renormalized volume. Communications in Mathematical Physics, 354 (3), 1205-1244. 10.1007/s00220-017-2920-z

Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303 - Bldg 303
Level 2, Room 240
New Zealand

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