# Mathematics Institute News

## 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.

## 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.

## July 2019 Data Science for Social Good summer fellowship

This year's Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) Fellowship programme is being held in the UK for the first time. The University of Warwick is hosting the Fellowships this summer in conjunction with the Alan Turing Institute.

## May 2019 We regret to announce the death of Dr Jack Cohen

We announce with regret that Dr Jack Cohen died on 6th May 2019 at the age of 85. Jack was a joint Consultant to the Mathematics Institute and Ecosystems Analysis and Epidemiology Unit in the Biology Department of Warwick University from 1996-2000, and an Honorary Professor in the Mathematics Department.

## December 2018 We regret to announce the death of Professor Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer

We announce with regret that Professor Sir Peter Swinnerton-Dyer FRS died aged 91 on 26th December 2018. Peter held a Warwick honorary degree and was Honorary Professor at Warwick since 2001.

## June 2018 Professor Karen Vogtmann awarded the LMS Polya Prize.

Professor Karen Vogtmann has been awarded the LMS Polya Prize for her profound and pioneering work in Geometric Group Theory, particularly the study of automorphism groups of free groups.

## April 2018 Andrea Mondino awarded Bartolozzi Prize

Andrea Mondino has been awarded the Bartolozzi Prize by the Italian Union of Mathematics.

Andrea was awarded the prize for his article Sharp and rigid isoperimetric inequalities in metric-measure spaces with lower Ricci curvature bounds (with Fabio Cavalletti), published in Inventiones Mathematicae (2017).

## Oct 2017 Hendrik Weber awarded Philip Leverhulme prize

Hendrik Weber has been awarded a Philip Leverhulme prize for 2017.

## October 2017 Karen Vogtmann awarded honorary doctorate by University of Copenhagen

Professor Karen Vogtmann has been awarded a honorary doctorate upon the recommendation of the University of Copenhagenâ€™s Department of Mathematical Sciences.