Richard S. Ward

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Richard Samuel Ward FRS (born 1951) is a British mathematician.


He is Professor of Mathematics at Durham University. He is most famous for his extension of Roger Penrose's twistor theory to nonlinear cases (Roger Penrose was Richard Ward's supervisor at university). He has related interests in the theory of monopoles, topological solitons and skyrmions.

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He was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of London in 2005.[1]


Ward co-wrote Twistor geometry and field theory with Raymond O. Wells Jr.

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