School of Mathematics

Happy 85th birthday, Sir Michael

Sir Michael Atiyah, OM, FRS, FRSE celebrated his 85th birthday on 22nd April.

Sir Michael has been a member of the School since 1997, following appointments at Cambridge, Oxford and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. (Cambridge and Oxford with multiplicity 2).

The 85th birthday was celebratedby a special one-day meeting in Oxford.

The 84th birthday in 2013 was celebrated by the installation of the Atiyah Portrait Gallery, which is physically housed on the 3rd floor of the James Clerk Maxwell Building.

The 80th birthday in 2009 was celebrated by a conference in Edinburgh, which is commemorated by the website.