Waynflete Professor of Pure Mathematics
University of Oxford
Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
I am interested in several areas of pure mathematics. Much of my research lies at the interface of analysis, discrete mathematics and number theory, a particular interest being the application of the first two subjects to the third. I have also worked on topics in group theory and discrete geometry. My best known result is my joint work with Terence Tao, establishing that there are arbitrarily long arithmetic progressions of prime numbers.
Prizes, awards, and scholarships:
Clay Research Award (2004), Ostrowski Prize (2005), Whitehead Prize (2005), ICM Section Lecture (2006), Leverhulme Prize (2007), European Mathematical Society Prize (2008), Fellow of the Royal Society (2010), ICM Plenary Lecture (2014), Royal Society Sylvester Medal (2014), Senior Whitehead Prize (2019).