|Born||Miles Anthony Reid
30 January 1948
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
|Thesis||The Complete Intersection of Two or More Quadratics (1972)|
Reid was a research fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge from 1973 to 1978. He became a lecturer at the University of Warwick in 1978 and was appointed professor there in 1992. He has written two well known books: Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry and Undergraduate Commutative Algebra.
Awards and honours
Reid was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2002. Reid was awarded the Senior Berwick Prize in 2006 for his paper with Alessio Corti and Alexander Puklihkov, “Fano 3-fold hypersurfaces”, which made a big advance in the study of 3-dimensional algebraic varieties.
Reid speaks Japanese and has given lectures in Japanese.
- Miles Reid at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
- Bridgeland, T.; King, A.; Reid, M. (2001). "The McKay correspondence as an equivalence of derived categories". Journal of the American Mathematical Society 14 (3): 535. doi:10.1090/S0894-0347-01-00368-X.
- "Senior Berwick Prize". Prize Winners 2006. LMS. 2006-06-19. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
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