Robert Vaughan Moody

Pure and Applied Mathematics

Co-discovered a new class of infinite dimensional Lie Algebras, which are now called Kac-Moody algebras

Birthdate
November 28, 1941

Birthplace
Great Britain

Residence
Alberta

Family Members

    Other Interests
    Black and white photography

    Title
    Professor of Mathematical Sciences

    Office
    Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta

    Status
    Working

    Degrees
    • BA (Mathematics) University of Saskatchewan, 1962
    • MA (Mathematics) University of Toronto, 1964
    • PhD (Mathematics) University of Toronto, 1966
    • Docteur Honoris Causa, Université de Montréal, 2000

    Awards
    • Golden Jubilee Professorship, Benares Hindu University, Varanasi, 2004
    • Killam Prize, 2002
    • Officer of the Order of Canada, 1999
    • CRM/Fields Institute Prize, 1998
    • Alberta Science and Technology Award for Outstanding Research,1996
    • Kaplan Award for Science, Univeristy of Alberta, 1996
    • Eugene Wigner Medal, 1994
    • Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1981
    • Coxeter-James Lectureship, Canadian Mathematical Society, 1978

    Last Updated
    December 5, 2011

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