Contact Information
Rm 2.26

Mathematics Dept.

New Sciences Building

Tel: +27 21 959-3018

email

Qualifications
HDE, BA (Hons) Mathematics, MA Mathematics, Ph.D. Mathematics, (UCT)

Research
Research Interests:

*Algebra*
*Algebraic Number Theory*
*Arithmetic Geometry*

A Selection of Publications:

Omar, M. R., Alternating Forms of Higher Degree, Communications in Algebra, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 1705-1724, 2003

Omar, M. R., The Lie algebra of a hyperbolic higher degree alternating form, Communications in Algebra, Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 1351-1364, 2010

Post-Graduate Supervision
Supervisor to

Duncan Smith, MSc. (on-going)

*The Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture for Elliptic Curves*

Co-supervisor to

S L T Mkiva, MSc. (2008)

*The non-cancellation groups of certain groups which are split extensions of a finite abelian group by a finite rank free abelian group*

Co-supervisor to

V G Hess, MSc. (2004)

*Computing Mislin genera of certain groups with non-abelian torsion radicals*

Co-supervisor to

H Gebrewolde, Ph.D (2003)

*Non-cancellation in the class of finitely generated groups with finite commutator subgroups*

Courses Lectured
Third Year:

*MAT321 Complex Analysis and Ring Theory*
Honours: