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Geoffrey Grimmett
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Born (1950-12-20) 20 December 1950 (age 63)
Birmingham
Nationality British
Institutions University of Cambridge
Alma mater King Edward's School, Merton College, Oxford
Thesis Random Fields and Random Graphs (1974)
Doctoral advisor John Hammersley, Dominic Welsh

Geoffrey Richard Grimmett (born 20 December 1950) [1] is a mathematician known for his work on the mathematics of random systems arising in probability theory and statistical mechanics, especially percolation theory and the contact process.[2][3] He is the Professor of Mathematical Statistics in the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, and the Master of Downing College, Cambridge.

Career[edit]

Grimmett was educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham and Merton College, Oxford. He graduated in 1971, and completed his PhD in 1974 under the supervision of John Hammersley and Dominic Welsh.[4] He was the IBM Research Fellow at New College, Oxford from 1974–1976 before moving to Bristol University.[1] He was appointed Professor of Mathematical Statistics at Cambridge University in 1992, becoming a fellow of Churchill College.[5] He was Director of the Statistical Laboratory from 1994–2000, Head of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics from 2002–2007, and is a trustee of the Rollo Davidson Trust.[6]

Grimmett was awarded the Rollo Davidson Prize in 1989. He was the managing editor of the journal Probability Theory and Related Fields from 2000–2005, and was appointed managing editor of Probability Surveys in 2009.

He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal as a member of the Great Britain Men's Foil Team, finishing 6th.[7]

In October 2013 he was installed as Master of Downing College, Cambridge in succession to Professor Barry Everitt.[8]

References[edit]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Grimmett, G. R. (1999). Percolation. Springer. 
  • Grimmett, G. R.; Stirzaker, D. R. (2001). Probability and Random Processes. Oxford University Press. 
  • Grimmett, G. R. (2006). The Random-Cluster Model. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-32891-9. 
  • Grimmett, G. R. (2010). Probability on Graphs. Cambridge University Press. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Barry Everitt
Master of Downing College, Cambridge
2013–
Succeeded by
Incumbent



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