Participants and talks

Confirmed participants:

  • Bryan Chen (UMass Amherst)
  • Katie Clinch (QMUL)
  • Bob Connelly (Cornell) - Talk: Universally rigid complete bipartite graphs
  • Hakan Guler (QMUL)
  • Elad Hahn (Tel Aviv) - Talk: A universal induction step algorithm for obtaining Assur graphs
  • Bill Jackson (QMUL)
  • Tibor Jordan (Eotvos Lorand)
  • Oleg Karpenkov (Liverpool) - Talk: Some open problems on geometry of tensegrities
  • Viktoria Kaszanitzky (Lancaster)
  • Derek Kitson (Lancaster)
  • Wai Yeung Lam (Berlin) - Talk: Holomorphic quadratic differentials on planar meshes
  • Tony Nixon (Lancaster)
  • Stephen Power (Lancaster) - Talk: Crystal flex complexity
  • Bernd Schulze (Lancaster) - Talk: Rigidity preserving transformations
  • Hattie Serocold (Lancaster)
  • Brigitte Servatius (WPI) - Talk: From combinatorial zeolites to geometric realizations
  • Herman Servatius (WPI)
  • Qays Shakir (Galway)
  • Meera Sitharam (Florida) - Talk: Constructions and generalizations of d-flattenable graphs
  • Audrey St John (Mount Holyoke)
  • Shin-ichi Tanigawa (CWI) - Talk: Singularity degree of graphs
  • Louis Theran (Aalto) - Talk: K_7,4 is GGR in 3d

The formal schedule will start at 2pm Sunday 5th and finish by 1pm Tuesday 7th June. However on all 3 days, a visitor room (B44 Fylde) and a meeting room (B77 PSC) will be available between 9am and 6pm for participants to use.

There will talks by Bob Connelly, Elad Hahn, Oleg Karpenkov, Wai Yeung Lam, Stephen Power, Bernd Schulze, Brigitte Servatius, Meera Sitharam, Shin-ichi Tanigawa and Louis Theran. Talks abstracts may be found here: LancasterGR2016Abstracts.pdf

The workshop included an open problem session. A collection of some of the open problems discussed is available here: Open Problems

If you would like to add a problem to the list, please e-mail me.

Workshop photo

Further information:

If you would like to attend the workshop or have any questions please contact Tony Nixon ( 

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