Elected: 2024
Discipline: Informatics, Mathematics and Statistics
Professor Alan Reid
Edgar Odell Lovett Chair and Professor, Rice University
Reid grew up in Buckie and attended the University of Aberdeen as an undergraduate and for his Ph.D. He works on questions at the interface of geometry, topology and group theory, with a longstanding interest in connections of these topics with number theory, through arithmetic groups. He is a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (2013), and was a speaker at the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians in Rio de Janeiro.