Basic Algebraic Structures

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Building 3, Level 5, Room 5220


We will give an overview of the development of Abstract Algebra from Galois to our time. The talk will be accessible to general audience with basic mathematical background.

Brief Biography

Efim Zelmanov is a Chair Professor at the Southern University of Technology (SUSTech). Prior to joining SUSTech, he held professional roles at several world-renowned institutions, such as University of California-San Diego, Yale University, University of Chicago, and University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Russian Academy of Sciences. In recognition of his outstanding contributions to nonassociative algebra and group theory, he was honored with the Fields Medal in 1994.

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