Alan Baker#


Alan Baker
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:a.baker 'at' dpmms.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:1835
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:abaker
Elected:1998




Alan Baker passed away February 4, 2018.

Positions Held
  • since 2006 Professor Emeritus
  • 1974 - 2006 Professor of Pure Mathematics, University of Cambridge
  • 1968 - 1974 Director of Studies in Mathematics
  • 1964 - 1968 Cambridge Research Fellow
  • 1964 Fellow, Trinity College
  • 1965 Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Cambridge

Fields of Scholarship
  • Number theory
  • Transcendence
  • Logarithmic forms
  • Effective methods
  • Diophantine analysis
  • Diophantine geometry

Honours and Awards
  • 1970 Fields Medal
  • 1972 Adams Prize, Cambridge
  • 1973 FRS
  • 1979 Fellow, Univ. Coll. London
  • 1980 Foreign Fellow, Indian Nat. Science Acad.
  • 1993 Foreign Fellow, Nat. Acad. of Sciences, India
  • 1998 Docteur (h.c.), Univ. Strasbourg
  • 2001 Honorary Memmber of the Hugarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society


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