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Professor Jens Marklof

Biography

Jens Marklof is Professor of Mathematical Physics and Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Bristol. His main research interests include dynamical systems and ergodic theory, quantum chaos, and the theory of automorphic forms. After his undergraduate degree from Hamburg and PhD from Ulm, he held postdoctoral positions at Hewlett-Packard, the Newton Institute, IHES and LPTMS Orsay. He moved to Bristol permanently in 1999. Marklof delivered a plenary address at the International Congress of Mathematical Physics in Prague 2009, and was an invited section speaker at ICM 2014 in Seoul. Major awards include an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship 2001-06, Philip Leverhulme Prize 2004, Marie Curie Excellence Award 2004, Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award 2009-14, LMS Whitehead Prize 2010, Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship 2010-12, and an ERC Advanced Grant 2012-17. In 2015 Marklof was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences.