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Biographical entry Carey, Alan Lawrence (1949 - )

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Born
30 December 1949
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Alan Carey is a mathematician internationally recognised for his original research in pure mathematics, bridging analysis, topology and mathematical physics. His work includes infinite dimensional groups, spectral invariants in manifolds and non-commutative geometry, with application in quantum field theory and quantum-mechanical phenomena in solid state physics. Carey has held senior academic positions at the University of Adelaide, the Australian National University and the University of Wollongong.

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1975
Education - DPhil, University of Oxford
1975 - 1977
Award - Rothmans Fellowship
1978
Award - Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship
1980 - 1982
Career position - Senior Teaching Fellow in mathematics, University of Adelaide
1982 - 1985
Career position - Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University
1985 - 1991
Career position - Lecturer (later Senior Lecturer) in Mathematics, University of Adelaide
1992
Career position - Associate Professor, Flinders University
1993 - 1995
Career position - Member, Research training and Careers Committee, Australian Research Council
1993 - 2001
Career position - Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Adelaide
1995 - 1996
Career position - Vice-President, Australian Mathematical Society
1997 - 2001
Career position - Dean, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, University of Adelaide
1999 - 2000
Career position - Vice-President, Australian Mathematical Society
2000 - 2002
Career position - President, Australian Mathematical Society
2002 - 2012
Career position - Director, Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University
2008
Award - Moyal Medal, Department of Mathematics, Macquarie University
2010
Award - Humboldt Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2013 - 2015
Award - Discovery Outstanding Research Award (DORA), Australian Research Council
2014
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science

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Helen Cohn