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 |

## Dan segal

**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.

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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.

## Publications

*Polycyclic Groups*, Cambridge University Press 1983

*Analytic pro-p-groups*, Cambridge University Press 1999, Paperback edn. 2003

*New horizons in pro-p-groups*, BirkhĂ¤user 2000

*Subgroup growth*, BirkhĂ¤user 2003

*Words: notes on verbal width in groups*, London Mathematical Society Lecture Notes, vol. 361, Cambridge University Press 2009

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