Professor Dan Segal

Professor Dan Segal

Professor Dan Segal

MA, MSc, PhD, DSc

  • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College

eMail: dan [dot] segal [-at-] all-souls [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk
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Phone Number(s):

Reception: +44 1865 273525
Direct: +44 1865 279359

Preferred Address:

All Souls College, Oxford OX1 4AL

Departmental Address:

Mathematical Institute
University of Oxford
Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road
United Kingdom

Research Interests: 

Algebra, number theory

Prizes, Awards and Scholarships: 

Adams Prize 1981, Whitehead Prize 1985, Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize 2002, Polya Prize 2012

Major/Recent Publications: 

On normal subgroups of compact groups (with N. Nikolov), J. Eur. Math. Soc. 16 (2014), 597–618.

The density of representation degrees (with M. Liebeck and A. Shalev), J. Eur. Math. Soc. 14 (2012), 1519–1537

Generators and commutators in finite groups; abstract quotients of compact groups (with N. Nikolov), Invent. Math. 190 (2012), 513-602;

Powers in finite groups (with N. Nikolov), Groups Geom. Dyn. 5 (2011), no. 2, 501–507

On verbal subgroups of adelic groups, J. Algebra 326 (2011), 227-237: doi:10.1016/j.jalgebra.2009.03.024   

Words: notes on verbal width in groups
LMS Lect. Notes 361, CUP, 2009. ISBN 978-0-521-74766-0

Polycyclic groups
Cambridge Tracts in Math. 82, CUP, Cambridge, 1983; paperback 2005. ISBN 978-0-521-02394-8

Subgroup growth   (with A. Lubotzky)
Progress in Math. 212, Birkhauser, Basel, 2003. ISBN 3-7643-6989-2

Analytic pro-p groups, 2nd ed.  (with J.D. Dixon, M.P.F. du Sautoy and A. Mann)
Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics 61, CUP, Cambridge 1999; paperback 2003. ISBN 978-0-521-54218-0

New horizons in pro-p groups  (editor, with M. P. F. du Sautoy and A. Shalev)
Progress in Math. 184, Birkhauser, Boston 2000. ISBN 0-8176-4171-8, 3-7643-4171-8


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