School of Mathematics & Physics, University of Lincoln
An eminent mathematician who has won the Fields Medal – often referred to as the ‘Nobel Prize of mathematics’ – will speak at the University of Lincoln, UK, as part of its inaugural maths conference.
Professor Efim Zelmanov, who is currently based at the University of California in San Diego, will also become an Honorary Doctor of the University of Lincoln at a graduation ceremony on Monday 5th September.
Professor Zelmanov’s appearance in Lincoln comes as part of a UK visit in collaboration with the London Mathematical Society. Speaking ahead of the visit, he said: “I feel delighted and honoured to receive an honorary degree from the University of Lincoln. I am particularly excited about the recent establishment of the new School of Mathematics and Physics at Lincoln, which has attracted both internationally-renowned researchers and young talents. Some of these researchers in the University of Lincoln’s Algebra Group are…
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