Gresham College has announced the appointment of Chris Budd OBE, Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Bath, to the oldest mathematical chair in Britain, the Professorship of Geometry and Other Mathematical Sciences at Gresham College. In his role as Professor of Geometry at Gresham College, Chris Budd will continue the 419-year-old tradition of delivering free public lectures within the City of London and beyond.
As well as his new position at Gresham College, Chris Budd is Professor of Applied Mathematics and Director of the Centre of Nonlinear Mechanics, University of Bath. His broad research interests are based on interdisciplinary industrial and applied mathematics, particularly in complex non-linear problems arising in real applications. He was awarded his OBE in 2015 for services to science and mathematics education.
More information about the Gresham Geometry Professorship can be found here
Submitted by John Johnston on 21 June, 2016 14:57