Cameron Leigh Stewart

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Cameron Leigh Stewart
Nationality Canadian
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Waterloo
Alma mater University of Cambridge
McGill University
University of British Columbia
Doctoral advisor Alan Baker
Doctoral students Wenyong An
Stephen Astels
Michael Bean
David Easton
Robert Juricevic
Jeongsoo Kim
Jason Lucier
Gary Walsh
Shengli Wu
Rong Xiao
Notable awards J. T. Knight Prize (1974)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (1989)
Fields Institute Fellow (2008)

Cameron Leigh Stewart FRSC is a Canadian mathematician. He is a professor of pure mathematics at the University of Waterloo. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1989. He was appointed Fellow of the Fields Institute in 2008. Since 2003 he has held a Canada Research Chair (tier 1).[1] Since 2005 he has been appointed University Professor at the University of Waterloo.[2] He made numerous contributions to number theory, in particular the abc conjecture.

Stewart completed a B.Sc. at the University of British Columbia in 1971 and a M.Sc in 1972 from McGill University. He earned his doctorate from the University of Cambridge in 1976, under supervision of Alan Baker.[3] While at Cambridge he was awarded the J.T. Knight Prize in 1974.

Stewart has Erdős number 1.

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