Roger PENROSE

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1931-08-08
Education UCL (BSc), St John's Coll Cambridge (PhD)
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Style Prof Sir Roger Penrose, OM
Career conslt National Research Development Corporation London 1956-57, asst lectr in mathematics Bedford Coll London 1956-57, res fell St John's Coll Cambridge 1957-60; concurrently res fell 1959-61: Princeton Univ (NATO res fell), Syracuse Univ and Cornell Univ; res assoc Dept of Mathematics King's Coll London 1961-63, prof of applied mathematics Birkbeck Coll London 1967-73 (reader 1964-66), Rouse Ball prof of mathematics Wadham Coll Oxford 1973-98 (prof emeritus 1998-); prof of mathematics (pt/t) Rice Univ 1982-87, prof of physics and mathematics (pt/t) Syracuse Univ 1987-93, prof of physics and mathematics at Penn State Univ 1993-, Gresham prof of geometry Gresham Coll London 1998-; visiting assoc prof of mathematics and physics Univ of Texas 1963-64; visiting appts: Yeshiva Univ, Princeton Univ, Cornel Univ, Univ of Chicago, lectr at Battelle Inst Seattle; Adams Prize 1966, Dannie Heineman Prize 1971, Eddington Medal 1975, Gravity Research Fndn 1975, Royal Medal 1985, Wolf Prize (for physics) 1988, Dirac Medal and Prize 1989, Albert Einstein Medal 1990, Science Book Prize 1990, Naylor Prize 1991, Forder lectr 1992-93; hon degrees: Univ of New Brunswick 1992, Univ of Surrey 1993, Univ of Bath 1994, Univ of London 1995, Univ of Glasgow 1996, Univ of Essex 1996, Univ of St Andrews 1997, Univ of Santiniketan India 1998, Open Univ 1998, Univ of Southampton 2002; memb Cncl: Royal Society 1980-82, London Mathematical Society 1983-87, Inst of Mathematics and Its Applications 1982-85 and 1990-93; pres Int Soc for Gen Relativity and Gravitation 1992-95; memb Polish Acad Sciences 1996, US Nat Acad of Sciences; fell: Wadham Coll Oxford 1973-98 (emeritus fell 1998-), UCL 1975, Univ of Calif 1978, Birkbeck Coll London 1996; hon fell St John's Coll Cambridge 1987, hon fell Inst of Physics 1999; FRS 1972
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