Trevor Wooley

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Trevor D. Wooley
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Trevor D. Wooley
Born (1964-09-17) 17 September 1964 (age 52)
United Kingdom
Nationality British
Fields Mathematician
Institutions University of Bristol
Alma mater Imperial College London
University of Cambridge
Doctoral advisor Robert Charles Vaughan
Doctoral students Morley Davidson
Greg Martin
Joel Wisdom
Eric Freeman
Scott Parsell
Mike Knapp
Matthew Smith
Craig Spencer
Sean Prendiville
Eugen Keil
Damaris Schindler
Siu Lun Alan Lee
Julia Brandes
Thomas Bloom
Sam Chow
Known for Analytic number theory
Diophantine equations
Hardy–Littlewood circle method
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Society
Salem Prize
Berwick Prize (1993)

Trevor Dion Wooley FRS (born 17 September 1964) FRS is a British mathematician and currently Professor of Mathematics at the University of Bristol. His fields of interest include analytic number theory, Diophantine equations and Diophantine problems, harmonic analysis, the Hardy-Littlewood circle method, and the theory and applications of exponential sums. He has made significant breakthroughs on Waring's problem, for which he was awarded the Salem Prize in 1998.

He received his bachelor's degree in 1987 from the University of Cambridge and his Ph.D., supervised by Robert Charles Vaughan, in 1990 from the University of London.[1] In 2007 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society.

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Selected publications[edit]

  • Trevor D. Wooley, Large improvements in Waring's problem. Ann. of Math. (2) 135 (1992), no. 1, 131—164.
  • Trevor D. Wooley, Quasi-diagonal behaviour in certain mean value theorems of additive number theory. J. Amer. Math. Soc. 7 (1994), no. 1, 221—245.
  • Trevor D. Wooley, Breaking classical convexity in Waring's problem: sums of cubes and quasi-diagonal behaviour. Invent. Math. 122 (1995), no. 3, 421—451.
  • Trevor D. Wooley, Vinogradov's mean value theorem via efficient congruencing. Ann. of Math. (2) 175 (2012), no. 3, 1575–1627.


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