Gregory Sankaran

Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath

This is my private home page. I also have an official home page.

This is what I look like.

I am a mathematician. You may proceed, with caution.

I work at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath. From 1988 until the end of 1995 I was a Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and a College Lecturer (whatever that is) at St Catharine's and Downing College, Cambridge. Before I worked at St Catharine's I spent two years in Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. Before that I was a student at Jesus College, Cambridge.

My professional interests are in algebraic geometry: I run the COW seminar (the Cambridge/Oxford/Warwick algebraic geometry seminar). Ask me or see my official home page if you want to know more: this isn't really the place. When I am not doing mathematics, I play chess, badly, or cricket, very badly, or read, or listen to BBC Radio 3, or walk. I am the originator of Mr Al-Khapoun's Christmas Quiz and a regular participant in the March March march.

My parents lived for a long time in Whitchurch, in Buckinghamshire: they used to live in London and before that in Hull. Other places where I have spent significant amounts of time include Sendai, Hannover, Madras, Kyoto and, long ago, Genova and Ibadan.

I am married to Dr Virginia Knight. We have three children: a daughter, Naomi, and two sons, Alban and Magnus.

You may, if you are not a spammer, email me at if you like. I will probably respond promptly.

Phone: (UK 01225 / +44 1225) 386220 (work).

Fax: (UK 01225 / +44 1225) 386492.

My home address and telephone number are not intended to be world-readable.