|Name Nicholas Shepherd-Barron|
|Doctoral advisor Miles Reid|
|Born March 17, 1955 (age 60)
Gonzalia (1955-03-17) |
Institutions University of Cambridge, King's College London
Thesis Some Questions on Singularities in Two and Three Dimensions (1981)
Doctoral students Thomas Fisher Gabor Megyesi Helena Verrill Jan Wierzba
Education Trinity College, Cambridge, Winchester College
Residence Cambridge, United Kingdom
Nicholas shepherd barron the schottky problem at the boundary for curves and surfaces
Nicholas Ian Shepherd-Barron, FRS (born 17 March 1955), is a British mathematician working in algebraic geometry. He is, since 2013, professor of mathematics at King's College London, having moved there from his previous position at the University of Cambridge. Having been a Fellow for more than 20 years, Shepherd-Barron retains a life Fellowship of Trinity College, Cambridge.
- Nicholas shepherd barron the schottky problem at the boundary for curves and surfaces
- Career and research
- Personal life
He was a scholar of Winchester College. He obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Warwick in 1981 under the supervision of Miles Reid.
Career and research
He worked initially in the area of birational geometry and Mori theory. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 2006. He works on the classification of higher-dimensional varieties.
He is the son of John Shepherd-Barron, a Scottish inventor.