The 2022 LMS Prize winners were announced at the Society Meeting on Friday 1 July 2022. The LMS extends its congratulations to this year’s prize winners and for their continued contributions to mathematics.
Professor Sir John Ball FRS of Heriot-Watt University and the University of Oxford is awarded the De Morgan Medal for his multi-faceted and deep contributions to mathematical research and the mathematical community over many years. Read the full citation here.
Professors John Greenlees (Warwick University) and Brooke Shipley (University of Illinois Chicago) are awarded the Senior Berwick Prize for their paper ‘An algebraic model for rational torus-equivariant spectra’, published in the Journal of Topology in 2018. Read the full citation here.
Professor Andrew Lobb of Durham University is awarded the Shephard Prize in recognition of his remarkable paper ‘The Rectangular Peg Problem’, published in the Annals of Mathematics. Read the full citation here.
Professor Richard Thomas of Imperial College London is awarded the Fröhlich Prize for his extraordinary mastery and vision in creating and developing what has become known as the Donaldson–Thomas theory. Read the full citation here.
Dr Asma Hassannezhad of the University of Bristol is awarded an Anne Bennett Prize for her outstanding work in spectral geometry and her substantial contributions toward the advancement of women in mathematics. Read the full citation here.
Professor Jessica Fintzen of the University of Cambridge, Duke University, and Universität Bonn is awarded a Whitehead Prize for her groundbreaking work in representation theory, in particular as it relates to number theory via the (local) Langlands program. Read the full citation here.
Professor Ian Griffiths of the University of Oxford is awarded a Whitehead Prize for his many contributions and insights to a wide range of challenging questions in applied and industrial mathematics, which he has achieved using a combination of asymptotic analysis and numerical simulations, supplemented by outstanding physical understanding. Read the full citation here.
Dr Dawid Kielak of the University of Oxford is awarded a Whitehead Prize for his striking, original and fundamental contributions to the ﬁelds of geometric group theory and low-dimensional topology, and in particular for his work on automorphism groups of discrete groups and ﬁbrings of manifolds and groups. Read the full citation here.
Dr Chunyi Li of the University of Warwick is awarded a Whitehead Prize for his deep contributions to a wide range of questions in algebraic geometry, in particular in the theory of stability conditions and moduli spaces. Read the full citation here.
Professor Tadahiro Oh of the University of Edinburgh is awarded a Whitehead prize for his contributions to the theory of dispersive PDEs, in particular to the understanding of their interaction with random data. Read the full citation here.
Professor Euan Spence of the University of Bath is awarded a Whitehead Prize for his profound contributions to the theoretical understanding and design of numerical algorithms for wave propagation and scattering at high frequency, particularly through the development and application of methods from the world of semiclassical analysis. Read the full citation here.