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Former IAS Visiting Member / Professor
Prof Sir Michael ATIYAH
Honorary Professor, School of Mathematics
Edinburgh University
Research Areas:
Geometry and Topology, Mathematical Physics

Prof. Sir Michael Atiyah has made fundamental contributions to many areas of mathematics, in particular on topology, geometry and analysis. From his first major contribution - topological K-theory - to his more recent work on quantum field theory, Prof. Atiyah has been influential in the development of new theoretical tools and has supplied far-reaching insights. He is a notable collaborator, with his name linked with other outstanding mathematicians through their joint research. Prof. Atiyah has been the recipient of many honors and awards, including the Fields Medal in 1966 and the Abel Prize in 2004. He was knighted in 1983 and made a member of the Order of Merit in 1992.


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