John Kingman#


Email:John.Kingman 'at' bristol.ac.uk
Membership Number:1692
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:jkingman
Elected:1995
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2006 Emeritus Professor of Math. Sci., Univ. Cambridge
  • 2001-2006 Director, Isaac Newton Inst. for Mathematical Sciences
  • 2000-2003 Chairman, UK Statistics Commission
  • 1985-2001 Vice-Chancellor, Univ. Bristol
  • 1981-1985 Chairman, Science & Engineering Research Council
  • 1969-1985 Professor of Maths, Univ. Oxford
  • 1966-1969 Professor of Maths & Statistics, Univ. Sussex
  • 1965-1966 Reader in Maths & Statistics, Univ. Sussex
  • 1962-1965 Asst Lecturer & Lecturer, Univ. Cambridge
  • 1969 Sc.D. Mathematics, Univ. Cambridge

Fields of Scholarship
  • Queueing theory
  • Markov processes
  • Subadditive random processes
  • Regenerative phenomena
  • Mathematical population genetics

Honours and Awards
  • FRS 1971 (Royal Medal, 1983)
  • Knight Bachelor, 1985
  • Officier, Palmes Academiques, 1989
  • President, European Math. Soc. 2003-2006
  • Foreign Associate, US NAS, 2007


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