Ms Rachel Pengelly MSci

School of Mathematics
PhD Student

Contact details

Address
School of Mathematics
Watson Building
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Rachel Pengelly is a PhD student in pure mathematics in the School of Mathematics under the supervision of Dr Simon Goodwin. Her research interests are in modular Lie algebras and representation theory.

Qualifications

  • MSci in Mathematics, University of Bristol, 2019

Doctoral research

PhD title
sl2-triples for algebraic groups in fields of positive characteristic
Supervisor
Dr Simon Goodwin
Course
Pure Mathematics PhD

Research

Research Themes

  • Modular Lie algebras
  • Representation Theory
  • Algebraic Groups

Research Activity

The main area of Rachel's research is the representation theory of Lie algebras in fields of positive characteristic. She is currently considering the Lie algebras of reductive algebraic groups, in particular their nilpotent orbits.