Ed Corrigan

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Ed Corrigan
Born Francis Edward Corrigan
(1946-08-10) 10 August 1946 (age 70)
Nationality British
Fields Theoretical physics
Institutions University of Durham
University of York
Alma mater University of Cambridge
Thesis Amplitudes and Vertices in Dual Models (1972)
Doctoral advisor Ian T. Drummond
David Olive

Francis Edward "Ed" Corrigan FRS (born 10 August 1946 in Birkenhead) is a British mathematician, theoretical physicist,[1] and professor at the University of York.[2]


He earned a PhD at the University of Cambridge in 1972.[3] He was Addison Wheeler Fellow in the Department of Mathematical Sciences Durham University 1972–74, CERN Fellow 1974–75, and worked at Durham from 1976 to 1999 (including as Head of Department 1996–98). He then moved to the University of York where he was Head of Department of Mathematics 1999–2004, 2005–2007 and 2011–2015. He was Principal of Collingwood College, Durham, from 2008 to 2011.