The Warwick Mathematics Institute is saddened to hear of the passing of Prof. Lawrence Markus in January 2020.
We are sorry to report that Professor Elmer Rees, from the first cohort of PhD students in Warwick, died on 4th October 2019.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Hendrik Weber has been awarded a Philip Leverhulme prize for 2017.
Professor Karen Vogtmann has been awarded a honorary doctorate upon the recommendation of the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Mathematical Sciences.