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A list of mathematicians, past and present,
with associations with the University of Cambridge.==A – F==
Frank Adams, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry
1970-1989 John Couch Adams, fellow of St. John’s College,
Cambridge 1843-1852; fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1853-1892; Lowndean Professor of
Astronomy and Geometry 1859-1891 Michael Atiyah, fellow of Trinity College,
Cambridge 1954-1957; fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1958-1961; Master of Trinity College,
Cambridge 1990-1997 Charles Babbage, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics
1828-1839 Christopher Budd, Gresham Professor of Geometry,
student at St John’s College 1979-1983 Alan Baker, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
1964- H. F. Baker, fellow of St. John’s College,
Cambridge Dennis Barden, fellow of Pembroke College,
Cambridge Isaac Barrow, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
1649-1655, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics Bryan John Birch, undergraduate and research
student at Trinity College, Cambridge, fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge
Béla Bollobás, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
Richard Ewen Borcherds Henry Briggs, Fellow of St. John’s College,
Cambridge Dame Mary Cartwright, fellow and Mistress
of Girton College, Cambridge J. W. S. Cassels, fellow of Trinity College,
Cambridge 1949-1984; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics 1967-1986
Arthur Cayley, student at Trinity College, Cambridge
D. G. Champernowne Sydney Chapman, student at and later lecturer
and fellow (1914-1919) of Trinity College, Cambridge
William Kingdon Clifford John Coates, fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
1975-1977; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics 1986-
John Horton Conway, fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge 1964-1970; fellow of Gonville
and Caius College, Cambridge 1970-1986 Roger Cotes
Percy John Daniell Philip Dawid
Harold Davenport James Davenport, undergraduate and research
student at Trinity College, Cambridge Rollo Davidson, undergraduate and research
fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1962-1970, fellow-elect of Churchill College, Cambridge
Augustus de Morgan Paul Dirac, fellow of St. John’s College,
Cambridge 1927-1969; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics 1932-1969
Simon Donaldson, undergraduate at Pembroke College, Cambridge 1976-1979
Arthur Stanley Eddington Andrew Forsyth, fellow of Trinity College,
Cambridge; Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics==G – M==
Anil Kumar Gain, Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
James Glaisher Peter Goddard, Master of St John’s College,
Cambridge 1994-2004 William Timothy Gowers, fellow of Trinity
College, Cambridge ?- ; Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics 1998-
Geoffrey Grimmett, fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, Professor of Mathematical Statistics
1992- Ian Grojnowski, faculty member of DPMMS, 1999-
G. H. Hardy, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1900-1919, 1931–1942; Sadleirian Professor
of Pure Mathematics 1931-1942 Stephen Hawking, fellow of Gonville and Caius
College, Cambridge 1966-2018; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics 1979-2009
Nigel Hitchin, fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Rouse Ball Professor of
Mathematics 1994-1997 E. W. Hobson
James Jeans Harold Jeffreys, fellow of St John’s College,
Cambridge 1914-1989; Plumian Professor of Astronomy 1946-1958
Vinod Johri, Commonwealth fellow for post-doctorate work at Department of Applied Mathematics
and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University, 1967-1968
Thomas Jones, mathematician, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
Richard Jozsa, holder of the Leigh Trapnell Chair in Quantum Physics
Frank Kelly, fellow 1976-2006 and Master 2006- of Christ’s College, Professor of the Mathematics
of Systems David George Kendall, fellow of Churchill
College, Cambridge, Professor of Mathematical Statistics 1962-1985
John Maynard Keynes, B.A. in mathematics Joshua King, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics,
President of Queens’ College, Cambridge Frances Kirwan
Thomas William Körner, fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Peter Landrock, senior member of the Wolfson College, Cambridge, 1997-
Joseph Larmor, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics Imre Leader, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
John Edensor Littlewood, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1908-1977; Rouse Ball Professor
of Mathematics 1928-1950 Sir Donald MacAlister, fellow of St John’s
College, Cambridge Ian G. Macdonald, graduate of Trinity College,
Cambridge James Clerk Maxwell, Cavendish Professor of
Physics 1871-1879 Isaac Milner, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics,
President of Queens’ College, Cambridge==N – S==
Crispin St. J. A. Nash-Williams Max Newman, fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge
Isaac Newton, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1667-1701; Lucasian Professor of Mathematics
1669-1702 James R. Norris, fellow of Churchill College,
Cambridge Simon P. Norton, undergraduate and research
student at Trinity College, Cambridge William McFadden Orr, fellow of St John’s
College, Cambridge Roger Penrose, graduate student at St John’s
College, Cambridge ?-1958; Research Fellow at St John’s College, Cambridge 1958-1961
Srinivasa Ramanujan, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1918-1920
Frank P. Ramsey, student of Trinity College, Cambridge and fellow of King’s College, Cambridge
CR Rao, statistician and former PhD student under Ronald Fisher
Chris Rogers Bertrand Russell, fellow of Trinity College,
Cambridge Richard Samworth, fellow of St John’s College,
Cambridge, Professor of Statistics Graeme Segal, fellow of St Johns College,
Cambridge, Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry, 1990–1999
Nicholas Shepherd-Barron, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge
David Spiegelhalter, fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, Winton Professor of the Public
Understanding of Risk 2007- Sir George Gabriel Stokes, fellow then Master
of Pembroke College, Cambridge, Lucasian Professor of Mathematics
Peter Swinnerton-Dyer, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, master of St Catharine’s College,
Cambridge James Joseph Sylvester, undergraduate at St
John’s College, Cambridge 1831-1837==T – Z==
G. I. Taylor, fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge Martin J. Taylor, fellow of Trinity College,
Cambridge Richard Taylor, fellow of Clare College, Cambridge
John G. Thompson, fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge; Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics
1971-1993 Alan Turing, fellow of King’s College, Cambridge
1935-1945 W. T. Tutte, undergraduate and research student
at Trinity College, Cambridge 1935-1941 John Venn, fellow of Gonville and Caius College,
Cambridge C. T. C. Wall, graduate of Trinity College,
Cambridge John Wallis, fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge
1644-1645 Richard Weber, fellow of Queens’ College,
Cambridge, Churchill Professor of Mathematics for Operational Research 1994-
Alfred North Whitehead Peter Whittle, fellow of Churchill College,
Cambridge, Churchill Professor of Mathematics for Operational Research 1967-1994
Andrew Wiles, research student and then Junior Research fellow at Clare College, Cambridge
1975-1980 David Williams, Professor of Mathematical
Statistics 1985-1992 Shaun Wylie, fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge
Erik Christopher Zeeman, fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, honorary fellow
of Christ’s College, Cambridge==See also==
List of mathematicians Faculty of Mathematics, University of Cambridge
Lucasian Chair Sadleirian Chair
Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry
Churchill Professorship of Mathematics for Operational Research
Professorship of Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge
List of Wranglers of the University of Cambridge

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