Professor Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS#


Roger Penrose
Membership Number:5204
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:MATHEMATICS
Elected:2019
Homepage: https://www.maths.ox.ac.uk/people/roger.penrose



Present and Previous Positions
  • Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics, Oxford University
  • Emeritus fellow of Wadham College, Oxford
  • Honorary fellow of St John's College, Cambridge

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mathematical physics
  • Cosmology
  • Relativity
  • Philosopy of physics
  • Brain science

Honours and Awards
  • 1966 Adams Prize
  • 1971 Heineman Prize
  • 1972 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1975 Eddington Medal
  • 1985 Royal Medal
  • 1988 Wolf Prize
  • 1989 Dirac Medal
  • 1990 Albert Einstein Medal
  • 1991 Naylor Prize and Lectureship
  • 1997 - 2000 James Scott Prize Lectureship
  • 2000 Karl Schwarzschild Medal
  • 2004 De Morgan Medal
  • 2006 Dirac Medal for the Advancement of Theoretical Physics
  • 2008 Copley Medal
  • 2011 Fonseca Prize by the University of Santiago de Compostela
  • 2012 Richard R. Ernst Medal by ETH Zürich for his contributions to science and strengthening the connection between science and society
  • 2018 The Clay Award for Dissemination of Mathematical Knowledge
  • 2019 Academia Europaea Erasmus Medal
  • 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics
  • Honorary Degrees
    • 1992 University of New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1993 University of Surrey
    • 1994 University of Bath
    • 1995 University of London
    • 1996 University of Glasgow
    • 1996 University of Essex
    • 1997 University of St Andrews
    • 1998 University of Santiniketan, India
    • 1998 Open University, UK
    • 2002 University of Southampton
    • 2004 University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    • 2005 University of Leuven, Belgium
    • 2005 Warsaw University
    • 2005 Athens University of Economics and Business
    • 2006 University of York
    • 2012 University of Dublin
    • 2012 National Technical University of Ukraine
    • 2015 CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico
    • 2019 Kings College London


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