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About Professor Jacqui Ramagge

Jacqui graduated with a BA in 1998, an MSc in 1990 and a PhD in 1993, all from the University of Warwick, UK. Her PhD was on Kac-Moody groups.
After winning the BH Neumann Prize at the AustMS conference in Perth in 1991, Jacqui accepted a Lectureship at Newcastle (Australia) just before she graduated. She has since worked on operator algebras arising from group actions on buildings, Hecke algebras, and topological groups.
Jacqui moved to the University of Wollongong as Associate Professor in 2007 and was promoted to the role of Professor in 2010
Field of Study: Geometric and functional analysis. Topological groups, including Kac-Moody groups. Hecke algebras, including their C*-completions
Professional Activities and Affiliations:
• Australian Research Council (ARC) College Member 2010-2012
• ARC grants held:
• “Structure and states of operator-algebraic dynamical systems”, joint with Iain Raeburn 2010-2012
• “Totally disconnected groups in algebra and geometry”, joint with George Willis 2009-2013
• “Geometric representation of small-rank totally disconnected groups”, joint with George Willis 2005-2007
• “Hecke algebras in algebra and analysis”, joint with Iain Raeburn, Marcelo Laca and Nadia Larsen 2003-2005
• “Totally disconnected groups and their algebras”, joint with George Willis 2002-2004
• Keynote addresses:
• Australian Mathematical Society Early Career Workshop 2012 and 2013
• UWA Year of Mathematics - Spotlight Forum 2010
• Institute for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education 2010
• New Zealand Mathematics Colloquium 2010
• Australian Mathematical Society meeting 2009
• London Mathematical Society Lecturer 2007
• Conference organization
• Director of 2009 AMSI/ICEEM Summer School for Honours and postgraduate students
• Organizing committee member of “Totally Disconnected Groups, Graphs and Geometries” held at Blaubeuren, Germany, in 2007 funded by the WolkswagenStiftung.
• Board and committee memberships:
• National Committee for the Mathematical Sciences, Australian Academy of Sciences 2011-
• Educational Advisory Board for the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute 2009-
• Editorial Board of the Australian Mathematical Society Lecture Series 2009-
• Council of the University of Wollongong 2013-2015
• Advisory Board for the Senior Mathematics Curriculum, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority 2012
• Council of the Australian Mathematical Society 2008-2011


Present Head of School, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, Faculty of Informatics, University of Wollongong

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Contact Information

Phone: 02 4421 4845
Room: 15.110


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