Alma mater University of Oxford Books Non-well-founded sets | Education University of Oxford Name Peter Aczel | |

Born Peter Henry George Aczel
1941 (age 73–74) Institutions University of Oxford
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Rutgers University
University of Manchester
University of Oslo
Caltech
Utrecht University
Stanford University
Institute for Advanced Study
Indiana University Bloomington Thesis Mathematical problems in logic (1967) Doctoral students Joao Filipe Castel-Branco Belo
Christopher Martin Fox
Nicola Gambino
Gilles Jacques Barthe
George Koletsos
Jouko Antero Vaananen | ||

Doctoral advisor John Newsome Crossley |

**Peter Henry George Aczel** (; born October 31, 1941) is a British mathematician, logician and Emeritus joint Professor in the School of Computer Science and the School of Mathematics at the University of Manchester. He is known for his work in non-well-founded set theory, constructive set theory, and Frege structures.

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## Education

Aczel completed his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics in 1963 followed by a DPhil at the University of Oxford in 1966 under the supervision of John Crossley.

## Career and research

After two years of visiting positions at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Rutgers University Aczel took a position at the University of Manchester. He has also held visiting positions at the University of Oslo, California Institute of Technology, Utrecht University, Stanford University and Indiana University Bloomington. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 2012.

Aczel is on the editorial board of the Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic and the Cambridge Tracts in Theoretical Computer Science, having previously served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Symbolic Logic and the Annals of Pure and Applied Logic.