Welsh mathematicians
Several mathematicians who have made contributions to the development of mathematics have hailed from the principality of Wales.
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James H. Wilkinson
James Hardy Wilkinson FRS (27 September 1919 – 5 October 1986) was a prominent figure in the field of numerical analysis, a field at the boundary of applied mathematics and computer science particular...
James Joseph Sylvester
James Joseph Sylvester FRS (3 September 1814 – 15 March 1897) was an English mathematician. He made fundamental contributions to matrix theory, invariant theory, number theory, partition theory a...
Horace Lamb
Sir Horace Lamb FRS (/læm/; 27 November 1849 – 4 December 1934) was an English applied mathematician and author of several influential texts on classical physics, among them Hydrodynamics (1895) and D...
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Alfred George Greenhill
Sir (Alfred) George Greenhill, F.R.S. (29 November 1847 in London – 10 February 1927 in London), was a British mathematician.George Greenhill was educated at Christ's Hospital School and from th...
James Clerk Maxwell
James Clerk Maxwell FRS FRSE (13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879) was a Scottish scientist in the field of mathematical physics. His most notable achievement was to formulate the classical theory of ...
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David Drysdale (mathematician)
David Drysdale (Dunfermline, 28 December 1877 – Edinburgh, 1946 ) was a Scottish mathematician.
John Nelder
John Ashworth Nelder FRS (8 October 1924 – 7 August 2010) was a British statistician known for his contributions to experimental design, analysis of variance, computational statistics, and statistical...
Jenifer Haselgrove
Jenifer Haselgrove (later Jenifer Leech) (3 August 1930 - 13 March 2015) was a British physicist and computer scientist. She is most noted for her formulation of ray tracing equations in a cold magnet...
Brian Bowditch
Brian Hayward Bowditch (born 1961) is a British mathematician known for his contributions to geometry and topology, particularly in the areas of geometric group theory and low-dimensional topology. He...
Graham Higman
Graham Higman FRS (19 January 1917 – 8 April 2008) was a leading British mathematician. He is known for his contributions to group theory.Higman was born in Louth, Lincolnshire and attended Sutt...
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Malcolm J. Williamson
Malcolm John Williamson is a British mathematician and cryptographer. In 1974 he developed what is now known as Diffie–Hellman key exchange. He was then working at GCHQ and was therefore unable to pub...
John Wilson (mathematician)
John Wilson (6 August 1741, Applethwaite, Westmorland – 18 October 1793, Kendal, Westmorland) was an English mathematician. Wilson's theorem is named after him.Wilson attended school in Stavele...
Herbert Turnbull
Herbert Westren Turnbull (31 August 1885 – 4 May 1961) was an English mathematician. From 1921 to 1950 he was Regius Professor of Mathematics at the University of St Andrews.
Brian Rotman
Brian Rotman is a British-born professor who works in the United States. Trained as a mathematician and now an established philosopher, Rotman has blended sign, mathematics and the history of writing ...
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Margaret Meyer
Margaret Theodora Meyer (September 1862 – 27 January 1924), also known as Maud Meyer was a British mathematician. She was one of the first directors of studies in mathematics, and one of the earliest ...
Richard K. Guy
Richard Kenneth Guy (born 30 September 1916 in Nuneaton, England) is a British mathematician, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Calgary.He is best known for co-...
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