(Erik) Christopher ZEEMAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1925-02-04
Education Christ's Hosp, Christ's Coll Cambridge (MA, PhD)
Books & Publications Publications Catastrophe Theory (1977), Geometry and Perspective (1987), Gyroscopes & Boomerangs (1989); many research papers
Recreations family, mathematics, music, bell-ringing, carpentry, walking
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Sir Christopher Zeeman
Career Flying Officer RAF 1943-47; fell Gonville & Caius Coll Cambridge 1953-64 (hon fell 1997), Cwlth fell Univ of Chicago and Princeton Univ 1954-55, lectr Univ of Cambridge 1955-64, memb Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques Paris 1962-63, fndn prof and dir Mathematics Research Centre Univ of Warwick 1964-88, visiting prof Univ of Calif Berkeley 1966-67, sr fell SERC 1976-81, prof Royal Instn 1983-95, visiting fell CCC Oxford 1985-86, Gresham prof of geometry Gresham Coll London 1988-94, princ Hertford Coll Oxford 1988-95 (hon fell 1995); visiting prof: Inst for Advanced Study Princeton, Institut des Hautes Études Scientifique Paris, Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada Rio de Janeiro, Int Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste, Univ of Maryland, Florida State Univ, Univ of Pisa, Univ of Texas San Antonio; chm Mathematic Ctee SERC 1982-85, pres London Mathematical Soc 1986-88, vice-pres Royal Soc 1989-90, fndr chm Scientific Steering Ctee Isaac Newton Inst Cambridge 1990-98, pres Mathematical Association 2003-04; Queen's Jubilee medal 1977, Senior Whitehead prize London Mathematical Soc 1982, Faraday medal Royal Soc 1988, David Crighton Medal London Mathematcial Soc and Inst of Mathematics and Its Applications 2007; Hon DSc: Univ of Hull 1984, Claremont Univ Centre & Graduate Sch 1986, Univ of Leeds 1990, Univ of Durham 1990, Univ of Hartford 1992, Open Univ 2003; Docteur (hc) Univ of Strasbourg 1974, Hon DSc and hon prof Univ of Warwick 1988, Hon DUniv York 1988; hon fell Christ's Coll Cambridge 1989; FRS 1975, memb Brazilian Acad of Sciences 1972
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