

Jason D. Lotay 
Professor of Pure Mathematics 
University of Oxford 
Fellow at Balliol College 

Academic talks
 Neck pinches in Lagrangian mean curvature flow of surfaces, 2023. [video] [slides]
 Geometric flows and special holonomy: past, present and future, 2023.
 Geometric flows, G_{2}structures and 3Sasakian geometry, 2022. [slides]
 Gauge theory and special holonomy, minicourse for Introductory Workshop at Analytic and Geometric Aspects of Gauge Theory program at MSRI/SLMath, 2022. [video 1] [video 2] [video 3]
 Some remarks on contact CalabiYau 7manifolds, 2021. [slides] [video]
 Recent progress in Lagrangian mean curvature flow of surfaces, 2021. [slides]
 Exceptional holonomy and gauge theory, expository talk for reading seminar on FukayaSeidel category and gauge theory, 2021. [pdf notes]
 Lagrangian mean curvature flow and the GibbonsHawking ansatz, 2021. [slides]
 Minimal Lagrangians and where to find them, 2020. [slides]
 Singularities in the G_{2}Laplacian flow, 2020. [slides] [video]
 Deformed G_{2} instantons, 2020. [slides]
 Minimal submanifolds, mean curvature flow and the GibbonsHawking ansatz, 2019.
 BryantSalamon metrics and coassociative fibrations, 2019. [video of talk by collaborator Spiro Karigiannis] [slides by collaborator Spiro Karigiannis]
 Ancient solutions in Lagrangian mean curvature flow, 2019.
 Lagrangian mean curvature flow, expository talks for
Géométrie: échanges et perspectives, Paris, 2019.
 Global uniqueness of the GrahamLee metrics on the 4ball, (mainly) expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2019.
 The G_{2} Laplacian flow, 2018. [video]
 Remarks on the selfshrinking Clifford torus, 2018.
 An introduction to Gromov's compactness theorem for pseudoholomorphic curves, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2018. [notes] (typeset by Chris Evans)
 Harmonic maps and topology, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2018.
 Invariant coassociative 4folds via gluing, 2017. [video]
 Laplacian flow and 4D geometry, expository talk for Workshop in G_{2} Geometry, Fields Institute, 2017. [video]
 Geometric flows of G_{2} structures, lecture for Minischool in G_{2} Geometry, Fields Institute, 2017. [video] and [lecture notes]
 Calibrated submanifolds of G_{2} and Spin(7) manifolds with conical singularities, 2017. [video]
 Calibrated Geometry and Geometric Flows, lecture course for LTCC, 2017. [lecture notes]
 Gluing EguchiHanson metrics and a question of Page, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2017.
 Invariant G_{2} instantons, 201617. [video of talk by collaborator Goncalo Oliveira]
 The Laplacian flow in G_{2} geometry, 201517. [video of talk by collaborator Yong Wei] and [lecture notes by Yong Wei]
 Hyperkähler 4manifolds with boundary, 201415. [video]
 Uniqueness of Lawlor necks, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2014.
 Lagrangian mean curvature flow and symplectic topology, expository talk for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2014.
 Coupled flows and calibrated geometry, 2014. [slides] [video]
 Calibrated Submanifolds, lecture course for LMSCMI Research School An Invitation to Geometry and Topology via G_{2}, 2014.
[lecture notes]
 Introduction to Lagrangian mean curvature flow, expository talks for Geometry Analysis reading seminar, 2014. [notes] (typeset by Tom Begley and Kim Moore)
 Coassociative conifolds, 2013. [talk 1 slides] [talk 2 slides]
 Stability, conifolds and G_{2} geometry, 2013. [slides]
 The Holonomic Approximation Theorem, expository talk for London hprinciple learning seminar, 2013. [scanned notes] (taken by Chris Wendl)
 Uniqueness of Lagrangian selfexpanders, 2012. [slides]
 Deforming G_{2} conifolds, 2012. [slides] [video]
 Associative submanifolds of the 7sphere, 2011. [slides]
Public engagement

Knotty problems, Balliol Online Lecture, Oxford, 2022.

Me and My Maths  Part 4 , part of Me and My Maths series, Oxford, 2022.
[video]
 Minimising shapes, part of What's on Your Mind, Oxford, 2021. [video]

Covering geometric objects with smallest shapes, part of What's on Your Mind?  Series 2, Oxford, 2020. [video]
 The Shape of the Universe, Pint of Science, 20 May 2019.
 Adventures in the 7th Dimension, British Science Festival, Swansea, 6 September 2016; UCL Lunch Hour Lecture, 2 March 2017 and LMS Popular Lectures 2017. [video]
 Unwrapping our Modern World, talk aimed at artists, general public and maths teachers, 201516.
 Take Your Brain to Another Dimension, Science Cabaret, Goldsmiths, London, 3 June 2015 and MAPS PhesDival, UCL, 15 June 2016.
 Seeing in 4D, talk aimed at artists, general public and maths teachers, 2014. [photo] (taken during an art and maths workshop)
 Ancient Puzzles and Modern Solutions: What the Greeks did for us, talk for sixth form students at Maths in Action, 20122013.
 Tiny Oblong Fetish, standup comedy routine for Bright Club: Tiny, Wilmington Arms, London, 18 September 2012.
 Academic Standup and Cognitive Development, interview for Word of Mouth, Radio 4, 17 April 2012. [audio]
 Connections in Many Dimensions (with a Lightsaber), standup comedy routine for Bright Club: Connections, Wilmington Arms, London, 20 March 2012. [photo]
