Markus Owen

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Markus Roger Owen
Residence England
Alma mater University of Warwick[1]
Awards Whitehead Prize (2009)
Scientific career
Fields Applied Mathematics
Institutions University of Nottingham
Doctoral advisor Jonathan Sherratt [1]

Markus Roger Owen is an applied mathematician working in a diverse field of subjects. This has included research into macrophage-tumour interactions, neural field theories, juxtacrine intercellular signalling, the effect of predation on biological invasions, mode-locking of periodically stimulated bursting neurons, lung ventilation and rheumatoid arthritis.[2] Owen is currently a Professor in applied mathematics at the University of Nottingham's School of Mathematical Sciences.[3]


In July 2009, Owen was awarded the Whitehead Prize by the London Mathematical Society for his contributions to the development of multiscale modelling approaches in systems medicine and biology.[4]



  1. ^ a b Markus Roger Owen at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  2. ^ Markus Owen. "Markus Owen's Research". 
  3. ^ University of Nottingham. "Staff Listing". Retrieved October 29, 2010. 
  4. ^ London Mathematical Society. "Prize Winners 2009".