In Memoriam

Pedro Gil 1947-2016

Pedro Gil (1947–2016), a Spanish mathematician specializing in Statistics and OR, passed away on March 16. He was a student of Professor Sixto Ríos at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and he became Full Professor at the University of Oviedo (North of Spain) when he was 28 years old. His research has been related to what he coined as “the Mathematics of the Uncertain” (Statistics, Information Theory, Fuzzy Logic, and so on).

Sir Christopher Zeeman FRS (1925-2016)

Sir Christopher Zeeman, FRS, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 13th February 2016 at home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, aged 91. Sir Christopher was the Founding Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. Sir Christopher’s contributions to mathematics range from geometric topology to dynamical systems, with applications across the sciences. He is known among the wider scientific public for his contribution to, and spreading awareness of Catastrophe Theory.

Memorial Meeting for Dan Quillen (1940-2011)

Oxford, Saturday 19 November 2011
Dan Quillen died on 30 April this year. He was the Waynflete Professor in Oxford from 1984 to 2006. The memorial meeting will be held in Magdalen College starting at 2pm. In addition to lectures there will be also musical contributions.
Speakers: Sir Michael Atiyah, Michael Hopkins, Graeme Segal
Musical director: Kobi Kremnizer
Organizers: Martin Bridson, Frances Kirwan, Glenys Luke, Graeme Segal, Ulrike Tillmann