**Date & Time:** 25 November, 2011; 15:00-16:00

**Venue:** Room 216, Mathematics Department

**Title:** Introduction to Chevally Groups

**Speaker:**Dr. Anupam Kumar Singh, from IISER Pune

**Abstract:** In these lectures we will define Chevalley groups of adjoint type following the book of Carter titled 'Simple groups of Lie type'. We will discuss a bit about structure theory. The lectures will assume familiarity with Lie algebras and root systems.