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Professor Jonathan Keating appointed as new President of the London Mathematical Society

Jon Keating LMS appointment

2 July 2018

The School of Mathematics would like to congratulate Professor Jonathan Keating FRS, who has been named as President-Designate of the London Mathematical Society (LMS).

Professor Keating has been the Henry Overton Wills Professor of Mathematics at the University since 2012 and Chair of the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research since 2015. Professor Keating will take over from the current President, Professor Caroline Series FRS, in November 2019.

Professor Keating is known for his contributions to random matrix theory and quantum chaos, and their connections with number theory.

On receiving his award, Professor Keating, said: "I feel greatly honoured to be asked to take up the role of President of the London Mathematical Society. The LMS has a long and distinguished history and has made a tremendously important contribution to Mathematics in the UK. I hope that it will continue to speak for the mathematics community and to provide influence and leadership that benefit the community."

For further details, please visit the LMS website.

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