|Name Dan Segal|
|Alma mater University of Cambridge
University of London|
Doctoral students Geoff Smith Marcus du Sautoy J. Bolgar Benjamin Klopsch Juliette White Inger Borge Nikolay Nikolov
Notable awards Adams Prize (1982) Whitehead Prize (1985) Polya Prize (LMS) (2012)
Institutions University of Oxford
Doctoral advisor Bertram Wehrfritz
Daniel Segal (born 1947) is a British mathematician and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. He specialises in algebra and group theory.
He studied at Peterhouse, Cambridge, before taking a PhD at Queen Mary College, University of London, in 1972, supervised by Bertram Wehrfritz, with a dissertation on group theory entitled Groups of Automorphisms of Infinite Soluble Groups. He is a Fellow of All Souls College at Oxford, where he is sub-warden.
His postgraduate students have included Marcus du Sautoy and Geoff Smith. He is the son of psychoanalyst Hanna Segal and brother of philosopher Gabriel Segal.