# Mathematics Institute News

## 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.

## Aug 2017 Filip Rindler receives ERC grant

Dr Filip Rindler has received an ERC Starting Grant for the programme "Singularities and Compactness in Nonlinear PDEs".

## July 2017 András Máthé invited to speak at ICM2018

András Máthé has been invited to speak at ICM 2018, the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018, to be held in Rio de Janeiro in August.

## June 2017 András Máthé awarded Whitehead Prize

András Máthé has been awarded the prestigious Whitehead prize by the LMS for his original insights into deep problems from geometric measure theory, combinatorics and real analysis.

## April 2017 Bill Gates praises University of Warwick’s impact in fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases

The NTD Modelling Consortium, led by researchers from the University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences and the Warwick Mathematics Institute, has been praised by Bill Gates for their work in the fight against NTDs.

## Jan 2017 £2 million Wolfson Foundation grant awarded for new Mathematical Sciences building

The Wolfson Foundation grants University of Warwick £2 million for new Mathematical Sciences building