Congratulations to Professor Martin Hairer FRS Regius Professor of Mathematics, who has been awarded a KBE.
The rank of Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire, is given for a pre-eminent contribution in any field of activity and given in an honorary capacity to foreign nationals.
Martin works in the field of stochastic analysis, in particular stochastic partial differential equations.
He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2014, and awarded a Regius Professorship by the Queen to mark her Diamond Jubilee. He was also awarded the Fields Medal in 2014, the world’s most prestigious mathematics award recognizing outstanding mathematical achievement for existing work and for the promise of future achievement.
During his career Martin has won the Junior Whitehead Prize, London Mathematical Society (2008); the Philip Leverhulme Prize (2008); the Wolfson Research Merit Award (2009) and the Leverhulme Research Leadership Award (2012-2017). He was also a Laureate of the 2013 Fermat Prize, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse (2013) and holds a five-year Consolidator grant from the European Research Council (2014-2018).
Commenting on the award of KBE, Vice-Chancellor Stuart Croft said:
Martin is a stellar mathematician and an excellent colleague. I am extremely proud to see him receive this honour."