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 Distinguished Visiting Fellows, together with the programmes they participated in, is provided below.


Professor Michael Hill Unviersity of Californial, Los Angeles Equivariant homotopy theory in context


Professor Sriram Ramaswamy Indian Institute of Science Anti-diffusive dynamics: from sub-cellular to astrophysical scales
Professor Michael Thaddeus Columbia University New equivariant methods in algebraic and differential geometry
Professor Krzysztof Burdzy University of Washington Stochastic systems for anomalous diffusion


Professor Liliana Borcea University of Michigan Mathematical theory and applications of multiple wave scattering
Professor Robert Scheichl Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg The mathematical and statistaical foundation of future data-driven engineering
Professor Peter Kuchment Texas A&M University Rich and Nonlinear Tomography – a multidisciplinary approach
Professor Martin Ostoja-Starzewski University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Uncertainty quantification and stochastic modelling of materials
Professor Iain Couzin Max Planck Institute of Animal Behaviour Mathematics of movement: an interdisciplinary approach to mutual challenges in animal ecology and cell biology
Professor Jean-François Joanny Collège de France New statistical physics in living matter: non-equilibrium states under adaptive control
Professor Robert de Mello Koch Huzhou University & Uniververisty of Witwatersrand Black holes: bridges between number theory and holographic quantum information


Professor Steven Tobias University of Leeds Frontiers in dynamo theory: from the Earth to the stars
Professor Roberto Camassa University of North Carolina Dispersive hydrodynamics: mathematics, simulation and expeeriments, with applications in nonlinear waves
Professor Stanislav Molchanov University of North Carolina Fractional differential equations
Professor Rupert Klein Freie Universität Berlin Mathematical aspects of turbulence: where do we stand?
Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Jabin Pennsylvania State University Frontiers in kinetic theory: connecting microscopic to macroscopic scales
Professor Jeff Harvey  University of Chicago New connections in number theory and physics


Professor Bernhard Keller Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Cluster algebras and representation theory
Professor Helmut Bölcskei ETH Zürich Mathematics of deep learning
Professor Nalini Joshi Sydney Applicable Resurgent Asymptotics: Towards a Universal Theory


Professor Robert Guralnick University of Southern California Groups, representations and applications: new perspectives
Professor Spencer Bloch University of Chicago K-theory, algebraic cycles and motivic homotopy theory


Professor Mark Ablowitz University of Colorado Complex analysis: techniques, applications and computations
Professor Chus Sanz-Serna Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Geometry, compatibility and structure preservation in computational differential equations
Professor Ronald DeVore Texas A&M University Approximation, sampling and compression in data science
Professor Graeme Milton University of Utah The mathematical design of new materials
Professor Eddie Anderson University of Sydney The mathematics of energy systems
Professor Lars Hesselholt Nagoya University Homotopy haressing higher structures
Professor Martin Hairer Imperial College London Scaling limits, rough paths,quantum field theory


Professor Andrew Stuart Caltech Uncertainty quantification for complex systems: theory and methodologies
Professor Peter Bühlmann ETH Zürich Statistical Scalability
Dr Elizabeth Hunke Los Alamos National Laboratory Mathematics of Sea Ice Phenomena
Professor Alain Goriely Oxford Growth Form and Self-Organisation
Professor Joachim Weickert Saarland University Variational Methods and Effective Algorithms for Imaging and Vision​


Professor Cynthia Dwork Microsoft Research Data Linkage and Anonymisation
Professor Peter Bickel Berkeley Theoretical Foundations for Statistical Network Analysis
Professor Gerd Gigerenzer Max Planck Institute for Human Development Probability and Statistics in Forensic Science
Professor Richard Evan Schwartz Brown University Non-Positive Curvature Group Actions and Cohomology
Professor Stefaan Vaes KU Leuven Operator Algebras: Subfactors and their Applications
Professor Cameron Gordon University of Texas at Austin Homology Theories in Low Dimensional Topology


Professor Yannis Kevrekidis Princeton Stochastic Dynamical Systems in Biology: Numerical Methods and Applications
Dr Neil Ribe CNRS Melt in the Mantle
Professor Charlie Elliott Warwick Coupling Geometric PDEs with Physics for Cell Morphology, Motility and Pattern Formation
Professor Hugh Woodin Harvard Mathematical, Foundational and Computational Aspects of the Higher Infinite


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

2003 – 2004

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

2002 – 2003

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

2001 – 2002

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

2000 – 2001

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

1999 – 2000

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

1998 – 1999

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

1996 – 1997

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

1995 – 1996

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

1993 – 1994

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

1992 – 1993

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
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

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