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NM Rothschild & Sons 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 Rothschild Visiting Professors and Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellows, together with the programmes they participated in, is provided below.


Visiting Fellows

2014-2015
Professor Hans Follmer* Humboldt University of Berlin Systemic Risk: Mathematical Modelling and Interdisciplinary Approaches
Professor Stanislas Liebler* Rockefeller University Understanding Microbial Communities: Function, Structure and Dynamics
Professor Leonid Pastur* Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering, Kharkiv Periodic and Ergodic Spectral Problems
Professor Gregory Miermont ENS - Lyon Random Geometry

2013-2014
Professor Alexander Holevo* Russian Academy of Sciences Mathematical Challenges in Quantum Information
Professor David Ruelle* Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques Mathematics for the Fluid Earth
Professor Luis Caffarelli* The University of Texas at Austin Free Boundary Problems and Related Topics

2012-2013
Professor Sir Michael Berry* University of Bristol Topological Dynamics in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Professor Max Gunzburger* Florida State University Multiscale Numerics for the Atmosphere and Ocean
Professor Don Zagier* MPI Bonn Grothendieck-Teichmüller Groups, Deformation and Operads
Professor Tom Lubensky* University of Pennsylvania Mathematics of Liquid Crystals
Professor Peter Constantin* Princeton University Mathematical Modelling and Analysis of Complex Fluids and Active Media in Evolving Domains

2011-2012
Professor Gunther Uhlmann* University of California Irvine and University of Washington Inverse Problems
Professor John Stufken* University of Georgia Design and Analysis of Experiments
Professor Andrew Strominger Harvard The Mathematics and Applications of Branes in String and M-theory
Professor Shafi Goldwasser* MIT Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing

2010-2011
Professor Giuseppe Toscani University of Pavia Partial Differential Equations in Kinetic Theories
Professor Tim Palmer European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts Mathematical and Statistical Approaches to Climate Modelling and Prediction
Professor Mudumbai Narasimhan* Ramanujan Mathematical Society Moduli Spaces
Professor Avi Wigderson* Institute for Advanced Study Discrete Analysis

2009-2010
Professor Pierre Deligne Institute for Advanced Study Non-Abelian Fundamental Groups in Arithmetic Geometry
Professor Doug Lin* University of California, Santa Cruz Dynamics of Discs and Planets
Professor Bruce Hajek* University of Illinois Stochastic Processes in Communication Sciences

2008-2009
Professor Jürg Fröhlich ETH, Zurich Mathematics and Physics of Anderson Localization: 50 Years After
Professor Katepalli Sreenivasan ICTP, Italy The Nature of High Reynolds Number Turbulence
Professor Laurent Lafforgue IHES Algebraic Lie Theory
Professor Johannes J Duistermaat University of Utrecht Discrete Integrable Systems

2007-2008
Professor David Gross UCSB Strong Fields, Integrability and Strings
Professor Andreas Dress Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) Phylogenetics
Professor David Donoho Stanford University Statistical Theory and Methods for Complex, High-Dimensional Data
Professor Carsten Thomassen Technical University of Denmark Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics

2006-2007
Professor Elizabeth A Thompson Washington University Stochastic Computation in the Biological Sciences
Professor Alain Connes IHES Noncommutative Geometry
Professor Michael Aizenman Princeton Analysis on Graphs and its Applications
Professor Percy Deift Courant Institute, NYU Highly Oscillatory Problems: Computation, Theory and Applications

2005-2006
Professor Martin Golubitsky University of Houston Pattern Formation in Large Domains
Professor Vincent Moncrief Yale University Global Problems in Mathematical Relativity
Professor Deepak Dhar Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Principles of the Dynamics of Non-Equilibrium Systems
Professor Stephen Cook University of Toronto Logic and Algorithms

2004-2005
Professor Charles H Bennett IBM Research Quantum Information Science
Professor Robert Rosner University of Chicago Magnetohydrodynamics of Stellar Interiors
Professor Stanley R Pliska University of Illinois at Chicago Developments in Quantitative Finance

2003-2004
Professor James R Rice Harvard University Granular and Particle-Laden Flows
Professor Peter Sarnak Courant Institute, NYU Random Matrix Approaches in Number Theory

2002-2003
Professor William G Dwyer University of Notre Dame New Contexts for Stable Homotopy Theory
Professor Joel Smoller University of Michigan Nonlinear Hyperbolic Waves in Phase Dynamics and Astrophysics
Professor Franco Brezzi University of Pavia Computational Challenges in Partial Differential Equations

2001-2002
Professor Aleksei B Shabat LD Landau Institute Integrable Systems
Professor Hans Othmer University of Minnesota From Individual to Collective Behaviour in Biological Systems
Professor Ashoke Sen Harish-Chandra Research Institute M-theory

2000-2001
Professor Richard P Stanley MIT Symmetric Functions and Macdonald Polynomials
Professor Luis Caffarelli Princeton University Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

1999-2000
Professor Alan Guth MIT Structure Formation in the Universe
Professor Richard D James University of Minnesota Mathematical Developments in Solid Mechanics and Materials Sciences
Professor Hillel Furstenberg Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ergodic Theory, Geometric Rigidity and Number Theory
Professor Tiruppattur Ramakrishnan Indian Institute of Science Strongly Correlated Electron Systems

1998-1999
Professor Tony Perry University of Melbourne Turbulence
Professor Katepalli Sreenivasan Yale University Turbulence
Professor Katepalli Sreenivasan Yale University Mathematics and Applications of Fractals

1996-1997
Professor Brian Hoskins University of Reading Mathematics of Atmosphere and Ocean Dynamics
Professor Ashoke Sen Mehta Research Institute Non-Perturbative Aspects of Quantum Field Theory

1995-1996
Professor Dana Scott Carnegie Mellon University Semantics of Computation
Professor Jack Hale Georgia Institute of Technology From Finite to Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems
Professor L Gary Leal University of California Dynamics of Complex Fluids
Professor Gustavus Simmons Sandia National Laboratories Computer Security, Cryptology and Coding Theory

1993-1994
Professor David Mumford Harvard University Computer Vision
Professor Shing-Tung Yau Harvard University Geometry and Gravity
Professor James Hartle University of California Geometry and Gravity

1992-1993
Professor Vladimir Arnold Moscow University Dynamo Theory
Professor Robion Kirby University of California Low-Dimensional Topology and Quantum Field Theory
Professor Kazuya Kato University of Tokyo L-Functions and Arithmetic

 

*denotes Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow

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