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Microsoft Research Ltd have generously granted the Isaac Newton Institute an endowment to support visits from pre-eminent mathematicians around the world. These mathematicians give keynote seminars at the Institute and give lectures around the UK. A listing of all Microsoft-supported mathematicians and early-career researchers, together with the programmes they participated in, is provided below.

Visiting Fellows:

2013-2014
Professor Yannis G Kevrekidis Princeton University Mathematical Modelling and Analysis of Complex Fluids and Active Media in Evolving Domains
Dr Dong Yang Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Mathematical Challenges in Quantum Information
Professor Isabelle Gallagher Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu Mathematics for the Fluid Earth
Professor David O Siegmund Stanford University Inference for Change-Point and Related Processes

2012-2013
Professor De Witt L Sumners Florida State University Topological Dynamics in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Dr Todd Ringler Los Alamos National Laboratory Multiscale Numerics for the Atmosphere and Ocean
Professor Ezra Getzler Northwestern University Grothendieck-Teichmüller Groups, Deformation and Operads
Professor Epifanio G Virga Università degli Studi di Pavia Mathematics of Liquid Crystals

2011-2012
Professor Peter Goos Universiteit Antwerpen Design and Analysis of Experiments
Professor Andreas Kirsch Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Inverse Problems
Professor Jeff Harvey University of Chicago The Mathematics and Applications of Branes in String and M-theory
Professor Martin D Davis New York University Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing

2010-2011
Professor Claire Voisin Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu Moduli Spaces
Professor Franck Barthe Université de Toulouse Discrete Analysis

2008-2009
Professor Franz Wegner Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg Mathematics and Physics of Anderson Localization: 50 Years After
Professor Jackson R Herring National Center for Atmospheric Research, Colorado The Nature of High Reynolds Number Turbulence

2007-2008
Professor Laurence G Yaffe University of Washington Strong Fields, Integrability and Strings
Professor Peter Lockhart Massey University, New Zealand Phylogenetics
Professor Dennis Cook University of Minnesota Statistical Theory and Methods for Complex, High-Dimensional Data
Professor Svante Janson University of Uppsala, Sweden Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics

Early-Career Researchers:

2012-2013
Guanying Peng Purdue University Mathematics of Liquid Crystals

2011-2012
Michael Crabb University of Manchester Inverse Problems
Evgeniy Lebed Simon Fraser University, Canada Inverse Problems
Xiaoyang Liu University of Greenwich Inverse Problems
James Martin University College London Inverse Problems
Martin Mueller-Holtz De Montfort University, Leicester Inverse Problems
Jacob Loftus University of Bristol Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing
David Bernhard University of Bristol Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing
Christina Brzuska Technische Universität Darmstadt Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing
Özgür Dagdelen Technische Universität Darmstadt Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing
Gareth Davies University of Bristol Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing
Aiman Elragig University of Exeter Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing
Tomislav Petrovic University of Zagreb Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing

2010-2011
Tarig Abdelgadir University of Glasgow Moduli Spaces
Yaim Cooper Princeton University Moduli Spaces
Margherita Lelli-Chiesa Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Moduli Spaces
Agnieszka Bodzenta-Skibinska Uniwersytet Warszawski Moduli Spaces
César Adrián Lozano Huerta University of Illinois at Chicago Moduli Spaces
Andrew Morrison University of British Columbia Moduli Spaces

2008-2009
Thomas Phoenix University of Birmingham Mathematics and Physics of Anderson Localization: 50 Years After
Kuok Fai Chao University of Manchester Algebraic Lie Theory
Nicholas Cooney University of Manchester Algebraic Lie Theory
Richard Hoddinott University of Ken Discrete Integrable Systems

2007-2008
Huaizhong Zhang University of Ulster Statistical Theory and Methods for Complex, High-Dimensional Data
Michael Brough Queen Mary, University of London Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics

University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
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