**Peter R. Merkx **

**Office **4522 South Hall

**Fax** (805) 893-2385

**E-mail: **merkx@math.ucsb.edu

Department of Mathematics

University of California at Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3080

**Research Interests:**

Algebraic geometry, mathematical physics.

**CV**

**Publications:**

1. (with M. Bertolini and D. R. Morrison), *On the global symmetries of 6D superconformal field theories*, J. High Energy Phys. 07 (2016) 005, arXiv:1510.08056 [hep-th].

2. *Global symmetries of six dimensional superconformal field theories*, University of California, Santa Barbara Doctoral Thesis, September, 2017. Abridged version.

3. *Classifying global symmetries of 6D SCFTs*, arXiv:1711.05155 [hep-th].

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An animation: moving 2D 'X-ray' of a fixed highly symmetric 8D point arrangement.