Biographical entry Robinson, Derek William (1935 - )
- 25 June 1935
Derek William Robinson has been Professor of Mathematics, Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, Australian National University since 1982.
Born Bournemouth, England, 25 June 1935. Educated University of Oxford (BA (hons) 1957, DPhil 1960). Nato Research Associate, Eidgenossiche Technische Hochschule, Zurich 1960-62; Research Associate, University of Illinois 1962-64; Research Associate, Max Planck Institute, Munich 1964-65; Professor, University of Aix-Marseille I 1965-66; Research Associate, CERN, Geneva 1966-68; Professor, University of Aix-Marseille II 1968-77, President, Department of Physics 1973-75, Assistant Director, Centre de Physique, CNRS, Marseille 1974-78; Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of New South Wales 1978-82; Professor of Mathematics, Centre for Mathematics and its Applications, Australian National University 1982- , Chairman, Board, Institute of Advanced Studies 1988-92. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1980; Lyle Medal, Australian Academy of Science 1981.
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006