Stanford University

Alain Goriely

Professor of Mathematics
University of Oxford
Academic Year of Visit
2018 - 2019

Alain Goriely is the Professor of Mathematical Modelling at the University of Oxford. He is an applied mathematician with broad interests in mathematics, science, and engineering. Known for his originality and creativity, his research includes the mathematics of biological growth; the modelling of new photovoltaic devices; the foundations of mechanics; and the development of new mathematical methods. Recently, he has been exploring the many mysteries of the human brain.

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