Robert Bryant

Job title: 
Professor Emeritus
Research area: 

Year appointed: 2007
Retired: 2013

Selected Publications: 
  1. Bryant, Robert L. and Manno, Gianni and Matveev, Vladimir S. (2008). A solution of a problem of Sophus Lie: normal forms of two-dimensional metrics admitting two projective vector fields. Math. Ann. 340 No.2, 437-463. [MR] [GS?]
  2. Bryant, Robert L. (2006). Geodesically reversible Finsler 2-spheres of constant curvature. In Inspired by S. S. Chern Nankai Tracts Math. 11 95-111 World Sci. Publ., Hackensack, NJ. [MR] [GS?]
  3. Bryant, Robert L. (2006). Some remarks on G_2-structures. In Proceedings of Gökova Geometry-Topology Conference 2005 75-109 Gökova Geometry/Topology Conference (GGT), Gökova. [MR] [GS?]
  4. Bryant, Robert L. (2006). On the geometry of almost complex 6-manifolds. Asian J. Math. 10 No.3, 561-605. [MR] [GS?]
  5. Bryant, Robert L. (2006). Second order families of special Lagrangian 3-folds. In Perspectives in Riemannian geometry CRM Proc. Lecture Notes 40 63-98 Amer. Math. Soc. Providence, RI. [MR] [GS?]
Research interests: 

Nonlinear partial differential equations and differential geometry, exterior differential systems, algebraic geometry, and Finsler geometry


Phillip Griffiths Professor of Mathematics, Duke University, Durham, NC

Supervised Dissertations

Benjamin B. McMillan; Robert Bryant
PhD Thesis (Author field refers to student + advisor), 2016