2019 LMS Prize Winners

The 2019 LMS Prize winners were announced at the Society Meeting on Friday 28 June 2019. The LMS extends its congratulations to this year’s prize winners and for their continued contributions to mathematics.

PROFESSOR SIR ANDREW WILES FRS of the University of Oxford is awarded a DE MORGAN MEDAL for his seminal contributions to number theory and for his resolution of ‘Fermat’s Last Theorem’ in particular, as well as for his numerous activities promoting mathematics in general. Read the long citation here.

PROFESSOR BEN GREEN FRS of the University of Oxford is awarded a SENIOR WHITEHEAD PRIZE for his groundbreaking results in additive combinatorics, analytic number theory and group theory. Read the long citation here.

PROFESSOR NICHOLAS HIGHAM FRS of the University of Manchester is awarded a NAYLOR PRIZE AND LECTURESHIP for his leadership in numerical linear algebra, numerical stability analysis, and communication of mathematics. Read the long citation here.

DR ALEXANDR BURYAK of the University of Leeds is awarded a WHITEHEAD PRIZE in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the study of moduli of curves and integrable systems. Read the long citation here.

PROFESSOR DAVID CONLON of the University of Oxford is awarded a WHITEHEAD PRIZE in recognition of his many contributions to combinatorics. His particular expertise is Ramsey Theory, where he has made fundamental contributions to both the arithmetic and graph-theoretic sides of the subject. Read the long citation here.

DR TOBY CUBITT of University College London is awarded a WHITEHEAD PRIZE in recognition of his outstanding contributions to mathematical physics, in particular the interconnections between quantum information, computational complexity, and many-body physics. Read the long citation here.

DR ANDERS HANSEN of the University of Cambridge is awarded a WHITEHEAD PRIZE for his contributions to computational mathematics, especially his development of the Solvability Complexity Index and its corresponding classification hierarchy. Read the long citation here.

PROFESSOR WILLIAM PARNELL of the University of Manchester is awarded a WHITEHEAD PRIZE for highly novel and extensive research contributions in the fields of acoustic and elastodynamic metamaterials and theoretical solid mechanics, as well as excellence in the promotion of mathematics in industry. Read the long citation here.

DR NICK SHERIDAN of the University of Edinburgh is awarded a WHITEHEAD PRIZE for his groundbreaking contributions to homological mirror symmetry and the structure of Fukaya categories. Read the long citation here.

DR CLARK BARWICK of the University of Edinburgh is awarded a BERWICK PRIZE for his paper 'On the algebraic K-theory of higher categories', published in the Journal of Topology in 2016, which proves that Waldhausen's algebraic K-theory is the universal homology theory for ∞-categories, and uses this universality to reprove the major fundamental theorems of the subject in this new context. Read the long citation here.

DR EVA-MARIA GRAEFE of Imperial College London is awarded an ANNE BENNETT PRIZE in recognition of her outstanding research in quantum theory and the inspirational role she has played among female students and early career researchers in mathematics and physics. Read the long citation here.