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Workshop in Honour of Mike Paterson's 75th Birthday

December 14, 2017, the campus of the University of Warwick

This workshop is organized to celebrate Mike Paterson's numerous contributions to theoretical computer science on the occasion of his 75th birthday. Mike has been a leading figure in the research of theoretical computer science for nearly 50 years and he has been affiliated with the University of Warwick since 1971. Mike has been a Fellow of the Royal Society since 2001. His research achievements have also been recognized by numerous prizes, including the Dijkstra Prize in 2001, the EATCS Award in 2006 and the Lester R. Ford Award in 2010.

The workshop will consist of lectures by international experts on topics related to Mike's many contributions to computer science. Further information including the detailed programme of the workshop will be made available here in due course.

Schedule of the Workshop

List of speakers

  • Haris Aziz (NICTA, Sydney)
  • Martin Dyer (Leeds)
  • Michael Fischer (Yale)
  • Leslie Goldberg (Oxford)
  • Paul Goldberg (Oxford)
  • Mark Jerrum (QMUL)
  • Muthu Muthukrishnan (Rutgers)
  • Les Valiant (Harvard)
  • Uri Zwick (Tel Aviv)

Collocated event

This workshop will be preceded by the 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP Workshop, which is held on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the foundation of the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (DIMAP) at the University of Warwick.

Schedule of the 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP workshop


This registration is now open. The registration form is joint for this workshop and the 10 Year Anniversary DIMAP Workshop, and can be accessed at this link.


The workshop is organized by the Centre for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications (DIMAP) jointly with the Warwick Mathematics Institute and the Department of Computer Science. The local arrangements are administered by the Mathematics Research Centre of the Warwick Mathematics Institute. The scientific organizers are Artur Czumaj and Daniel Kráľ.