The AGANT (Algebraic Geometry, Algebra and Number Theory) Research and Training Group at the University of Georgia Mathematics Department coordinates a number of programs and activities at a variety of levels, from high school students to postdoctoral fellows.

We gratefully acknowledge funding support from the National Science Foundation Research and Training Group grant DMS-1344994 ($2,000,000 over 5 years). We are also grateful for the financial support of the Office of the Vice-President for Research, of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and of the Graduate School.

2016:  A Banner Year

10 new graduate students, 5 new postdocs, 3 new assistant professors


Workshops in Summer 2017

Quadratic Forms, Monday July 17- Friday July 28, organized by Pete Clark and Danny Krashen.

Graduate Student Fellowships for Fall 2017

We expect to have at least five year-long NSF-funded fellowships (25K including summer) to offer to outstanding applicants for admission into our program in fall 2017. The application procedure is described here. Please do not hesitate to contact the RTG director, Professor Dino Lorenzini, for further information.

Postdoctoral Positions for Fall 2017

We expect to have at least three postdoctoral positions available in AGANT fields next year.



Georgia Algebraic Geometry Symposium 

The Georgia Algebraic Geometry Symposium is a conference series, jointly organized by the University of Georgia, Emory University and Georgia Tech. The location of the conference will be rotating between these institutions. The last conference was held at Emory University in October 2015. 

The next GAGS conference will be held at the University of Georgia on Fri-Sat-Sun March 3,-5, 2017.

Joint Athens-Atlanta Number Theory Seminar

The Joint Athens-Atlanta Number Theory Seminar is a seminar, jointly organized by the University of Georgia, Emory University, and Georgia Tech. The seminar meets once a semester and its location will be rotating between these institutions.  The next seminar will be held at the University of Georgia on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. 

Potential Theory and Arithmetic Dynamics, a conference in honor of Robert Rumely

Saturday and Sunday, March 25-26, 2017
Speakers: Matt Baker (Georgia Tech), Ted Chinburg (U. Penn), John Doyle (Rochester), Xander Faber (CCS), Paul Fili (Oklahoma State), Ken Jacobs (Northwestern), David Krumm (Colby),  Carl Pomerance (Dartmouth)