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Biographical entry Williamson, Geordie (1981 - )

FAA, FRS

Born
1981
Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Mathematician

Summary

Geordie Williamson is a world-leading mathematician in the field of geometric representation theory. He discovered the proofs in algebraic form of several conjectures. In 2018 he was appointed Director of the Mathematical Research Institute at the University of Sydney.

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2003
Education - BA (hons), University of Sydney
2003 - 2011
Career position - Junior Research Fellow, St Peter's College, University of Oxford
2008
Education - PhD, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany
2008 - 2011
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
2011 - 2016
Career position - Advanced Researcher (Research Professor), Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
2016
Award - European Mathematical Society Prize
2016
Award - Chevalley Prize, American Mathematical Society
2016
Award - Clay Research Award, Clay Mathematics Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom
2017 -
Career position - Editor, Annales scientifiques de l'ENS
2017 -
Career position - Professor of Mathematics, University of Sydney
2017
Award - New Horizons in Mathematics Prize (joint)
2017
Career position - Editor, Manuscripta mathematica
2017 - 2022
Career position - Visiting Bonn Research Fellow, Hausdorff Centre for Mathematics, University of Bonn, Germany
2018 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
2018 -
Career position - Director, Mathematical Research Institute, University of Sydney
2018 -
Career position - Editor, Crelle
2018
Award - Fellow, Royal Society, London
2019
Award - Christopher Heyde Medal, Australian Academy of Science

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Helen Cohn