Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart is emeritus professor of mathematics at the University of Warwick and is internationally renowned for his writing and broadcasting about mathematics for nonspecialists. He has written more than 160 research papers on such subjects as symmetry in dynamics, pattern formation, chaos and mathematical biology, as well as more than 80 books, including (with Terry Pratchett and Jack Cohen) The Science of Discworld IV and (published by Profile) Significant FiguresCalculating the Cosmos, 17 Equations that Changed the WorldThe Great Mathematical Problems and Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries. His app, Incredible Numbers, was published jointly by Profile and Touch Press in 2014. In 1995 he was awarded the Royal Society’s Michael Faraday Medal for furthering the public understanding of science. He is a fellow of the Royal Society, and his awards include the IMA Gold Medal (2000), the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award (2001), the Zeeman Medal (2008) and the Lewis Thomas Prize (2015, jointly with Steven Strogatz). He appears frequently on radio and television, and does research on pattern formation and network dynamics. He lives in Coventry, England.


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