# Mathematics Institute News

## February 2021: Congratulations to our Maths Bloggers

February 2021: Congratulations to our Maths Bloggers

Congratulations to Susie Gabriel (UG, 1st year), Nilusha Perera (UG, 2nd year) and Moh Huda (PGR, PhD) for their new roles as our official maths bloggers on OurWarwick. They will be sharing their experiences as Warwick maths students with prospective and current students through monthly blogs and vlogs. Please visit:

Susie’s blogs: https://our.warwick.ac.uk/profile/susiegabriel/

Nilusha’s blogs: https://our.warwick.ac.uk/profile/nilushaperera/

Moh’s blogs: https://our.warwick.ac.uk/profile/mohhuda/

They will be working alongside our veteran blogger Laeticia Junanto.

Laeticia’s blogs: https://our.warwick.ac.uk/profile/laeticiajunanto/

## November, 2020: Congratulations to Kat Rock for winning the HATMEPP II Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Congratulations to Kat Rock for winning the HATMEPP II Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This $2.2m grant is for the modelling of Human African Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). Building on her earlier HATMEPP project, this grant will run from 2021 to 2024.

## November 2020: Congratulations to Joel Moreira, who has been awarded the 2020 Michael Brin Dynamical Systems Prize

Joel Moreira has been awarded the 2020 Michael Brin Dynamical Systems Prize for Young Mathematicians for his out standing work on ergodic Ramsey theory and his joint proof of the Erdos sumset conjecture.

## November 2020: John Greenlees elected fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Professor John Greenlees had been elected fellow of the American Mathematical Society, for contributions to commutative algebra and algebraic topology, in particular to equivariant stable homotopy theory.

## October 2020: Congratulations to our recent graduates

Even in the absence of our usual strawberry tea celebration, we have still be able to award our students high levels of attainment during 2019/20

## In Memoriam: Lawrence Markus 13 October 1922 - 18 January 2020

The Warwick Mathematics Institute is saddened to hear of the passing of Prof. Lawrence Markus in January 2020.

## Adam Harper awarded London Mathematical Society Whitehead Prize

Adam Haper has been awarded an LMS Whitehead Prize for his deep and important contributions to analytic number theory, and in particular for his work on the value distribution of the Riemann zeta-function and random multiplicative functions using sophisticated ideas and techniques from probability theory.

## Oct 2019 We are sorry to report the death of Professor Elmer Rees

We are sorry to report that Professor Elmer Rees, from the first cohort of PhD students in Warwick, died on 4th October 2019.

## September 2019: Adam Harper awarded the 2019 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize

Dr Adam Harper has been awarded the SASTRA Ramanujan Prize for his outstanding contributions to analytic and probabilistic number theory. The **SASTRA Ramanujan Prize**, founded by Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) located near Kumbakonam, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan's hometown, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Ramanujan's fields of interest.

## Mathematics at Warwick ranked 10th in world

Mathematics at Warwick has been ranked 10th amongst Mathematics departments in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (http://www.shanghairanking.com/Shanghairanking-Subject-Rankings/mathematics.html), improving its position by one place since 2018.