Martin Bridson

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Martin R Bridson
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Born 1964
Douglas, Isle of Man
Fields Geometric Group Theory
Institutions University of Oxford
Alma mater Hertford College, Oxford; Ph.D., 1991 Cornell University
Doctoral advisor Karen Vogtmann
Notable awards PCMI Clay Scholar
RS Wolfson Research Merit Award
Whitehead Prize (1999)
EPSRC Senior Fellowship
Abel Lecturer
Marker Lecturer
Forder Lecturer
FRS (2016)

Martin Robert Bridson FRS is a Manx mathematician. He is the Whitehead Professor of Pure Mathematics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Magdalen College. Specializing in geometry, topology and group theory, Bridson is best known for his work in Geometric Group Theory. He was an Invited Lecturer at the International Congress of Mathematicians in 2006.

Bridson is a native of the Isle of Man.[1] and was educated at St Ninian's High School, Douglas, Isle of Man, Hertford College, Oxford and Cornell University,[2] receiving an MA from Oxford (1986), and an MS (1988) and PhD (1991) from Cornell.[3][4] He has previously taught at Princeton University, the University of Geneva and Imperial College London[5]

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