List of Cambridge mathematicians


List of Cambridge mathematicians

"A list of mathematicians, past and present, with associations with the University of Cambridge."

*Frank Adams, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry 1970-1989
*John Couch Adams, fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge 1843-1852; fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1853-1892; Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry 1859-1891
*Michael Atiyah, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1954-1957; fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1958-1961; Master of Trinity College, Cambridge 1990-1997
*Charles Babbage, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics 1828-1839
*Alan Baker, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1964-
*H. F. Baker, fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
*Isaac Barrow, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1649-1655, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics
*Bryan John Birch, undergraduate and research student at Trinity College, Cambridge, fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge
*Béla Bollobás, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
*Richard Ewen Borcherds
*Dame Mary Cartwright, fellow and Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge
*J. W. S. Cassels, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1949-1984; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics 1967-1986
*Arthur Cayley, student at Trinity College, Cambridge
*D. G. Champernowne
*William Kingdon Clifford
*John Coates, fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge 1975-1977; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics 1986-
*John Horton Conway, fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge 1964-1970; fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 1970-1986
*Roger Cotes
*Percy John Daniell
*Harold Davenport
*James Davenport, undergraduate and research student at Trinity College, Cambridge
*Augustus de Morgan
*Simon Donaldson, undergraduate at Pembroke College, Cambridge 1976-1979
*Paul Dirac, fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge 1927-1969; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics 1932-1969
*Arthur Stanley Eddington
*Andrew Forsyth, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics
*James Glaisher
*Peter Goddard, Master of St John's College, Cambridge 1994-2004
*William Timothy Gowers, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge ?- ; Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics 1998-
*Ian Grojnowski, faculty member of DPMMS, 1999-
*G. H. Hardy, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1900-1919, 1931-1942; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics 1931-1942
*Stephen Hawking, fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge 1966-; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics 1980-
*Nigel Hitchin, fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics 1994-1997
*E. W. Hobson
*James Jeans
*Harold Jeffreys, fellow of St John's College, Cambridge 1914-1989; Plumian Professor of Astronomy 1946-1958
*Thomas Jones (mathematician), fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
*Frank Kelly, fellow 1976-2006 and Master 2006- of Christ's College, Professor of the Mathematics of Systems
*Joshua King, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, President of Queens' College, Cambridge
*Frances Kirwan
*Thomas William Korner, fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
*Joseph Larmor, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics
*Imre Leader, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
*John Edensor Littlewood, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1908-1977; Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics 1928-1950
*James Clerk Maxwell, Cavendish Professor of Physics 1871-1879
*Sir Donald MacAlister, fellow of St John's College, Cambridge
*Crispin St. J. A. Nash-Williams
*Max Newman, fellow of St John's College, Cambridge
*Isaac Milner, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, President of Queens' College, Cambridge
*Isaac Newton, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1667-1701; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics 1669-1702
*Simon P. Norton, undergraduate and research student at Trinity College, Cambridge
*William McFadden Orr, fellow of St John's College, Cambridge
*Roger Penrose, graduate student at St John's College, Cambridge ?-1958; Research Fellow at St John's College, Cambridge 1958-1961
*Srinivasa Ramanujan, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1918-1920
*Frank P. Ramsey, student of Trinity College, Cambridge and fellow of King's College, Cambridge
*Bertrand Russell, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
*Graeme Segal, fellow of St Johns College, Cambridge, Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry, 1990-1999
*Nicholas Shepherd-Barron, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
*Sir George Gabriel Stokes, fellow then Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics
*Peter Swinnerton-Dyer, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, master of St Catherine's College, Cambridge
*James Joseph Sylvester, undergraduate at St John's College, Cambridge 1831-1837
*G. I. Taylor, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
*Martin J. Taylor, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
*Richard Taylor, fellow of Clare College, Cambridge
*John G. Thompson, fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge; Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics 1971-1993
*Alan Turing, fellow of King's College, Cambridge 1935-1945
*W. T. Tutte, undergraduate and research student at Trinity College, Cambridge 1935-1941
*John Venn, fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
*John Wallis, fellow of Queens' College, Cambridge 1644-1645
*Alfred Whitehead
*Andrew Wiles, Research student and then Junior Research fellow at Clare College, Cambridge 1975-1980
*Shaun Wylie, fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
*Erik Christopher Zeeman, fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, honorary fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge

See also

*List of mathematicians
*Faculty of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
*Lucasian Chair
*Sadleirian Chair
*Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics
*Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry
*List of Wranglers of the University of Cambridge


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of Ukrainian mathematicians — This a list of the most famous Ukrainian mathematicians. This list includes Polish, Russian and Soviet mathematicians that lived or worked in Ukraine. NOTOC B * Banakh, Stepan Stepanovych (1892 ndash; 1945) * Bernstein, Sergei Natanovich (1880… …   Wikipedia

  • List of mathematics articles (L) — NOTOC L L (complexity) L BFGS L² cohomology L function L game L notation L system L theory L Analyse des Infiniment Petits pour l Intelligence des Lignes Courbes L Hôpital s rule L(R) La Géométrie Labeled graph Labelled enumeration theorem Lack… …   Wikipedia

  • List of modern-day Muslim scholars of Islam — This article is a ist of modern day (20th to 21st century) scholars of Islam who are themselves Muslim. Geographical categories have been created based on commonalities in culture and language across the Muslim World. Non Scholars (i.e. prominent …   Wikipedia

  • List of University of Edinburgh people — is a list of notable graduates and former faculty of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. The University is associated with nine Nobel Prize winners (Source: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/postgraduate/edinburgh/alumni.html)Politics and… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Chinese inventions — A bronze Chinese crossbow mechanism with a buttplate (the wooden components have …   Wikipedia

  • List of important publications in mathematics — One of the oldest surviving fragments of Euclid s Elements, found at Oxyrhynchus and dated to circa AD 100. The diagram accompanies Book II, Proposition 5.[1] This is a list of important publications in mathematics, organized by field. Some… …   Wikipedia

  • List of University of Michigan alumni — There are more than 425,000 living alumni of the University of Michigan. Famous alumni include the father of the iPod, the founders of Sun Microsystems and Google, the father of information theory, the voice of Darth Vader, the first doctor… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Indian inventions — [ thumb|200px|right|A hand propelled wheel cart, Indus Valley Civilization (3000–1500 BCE). Housed at the National Museum, New Delhi.] [ 200px|thumb|Explanation of the sine rule in Yuktibhasa .] List of Indian inventions details significant… …   Wikipedia

  • List of common misconceptions — This incomplete list is not intended to be exhaustive. This is a list of current, widely held, false ideas and beliefs about notable topics which have been reported by reliable sources from around the world. Each has been discussed in published… …   Wikipedia

  • List of University of Cambridge members — The following persons attended the University of Cambridge but did not necessarily complete a degree course there.This selective list of alumni and members of the University has been divided into categories, but it should be noted that these… …   Wikipedia