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Ian Stewart (Ian Nicholas Stewart) was born in 1945, educated in Cambridge (bachelor`s degree in mathematics) and Warwick (doctoral degree). He is currently Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, England. He made a significant contribution to the development of the theory of catastrophes. Director of the Center for Understanding Mathematics at Warwick (MAC @ W). He held prominent positions in Germany (1974), New Zealand (1976) and the USA (University of Connecticut 1977-78, University of Houston 1983-84). He is also a professor at the University of Houston and the Bacterial Growth Factor Fellowship at the Bacterial Growth Factor Group, Santa Fe. In 1995, Stewart received the prestigious Faraday medal, in 2001, he was elected a member of the Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge, founded in 1660, is the oldest society of this kind in the world.

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Ian Stewart (Ian Nicholas Stewart) was born in 1945, educated in Cambridge (bachelor`s degree in mathematics) and Warwick (doctoral degree). He is currently Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, England. He made a significant contribution to the development of the theory of catastrophes. Director of the Center for Understanding Mathematics at Warwick (MAC @ W). He held prominent positions in Germany (1974), New Zealand (1976) and the USA (University of Connecticut 1977-78, University of Houston 1983-84). He is also a professor at the University of Houston and the Bacterial Growth Factor Fellowship at the Bacterial Growth Factor Group, Santa Fe. In 1995, Stewart received the prestigious Faraday medal, in 2001, he was elected a member of the Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge, founded in 1660, is the oldest society of this kind in the world. type, despite its voluntary membership, it also performs functions similar to those of a national academy of sciences in the United Kingdom). Publications * Another Fine Math You & # 039; ve Got Me Into * Concepts of Modern Mathematics * Does God Play Dice? The New Mathematics of Chaos * Game, Set and Math * Fearful Symmetry * Figments of Reality, with Jack Cohen * Flatterland, ISBN 0-7382-0442-0, Perseus Books Group, April 2001. (See Flatland) * From Here to Infinity , first published as The Problems of Mathematics * Life`s Other Secret * Math Hysteria, ISBN 0-19-861336-9, Oxford University Press, June 2004 * Nature`s Numbers * The Collapse of Chaos, with Jack Cohen * The Magical Maze (1998) ISBN 0-471-35065-6 * The Problems of Mathematics * The Science of Discworld, with Jack Cohen and Terry Pratchett * The Science of Discworld II: The Globe, with Jack Cohen and Terry Pratchett * The Science of Discworld III: Darwin`s Watch, with Jack Cohen and Terry Pratchett * What is Mathematics? - originally by Richard Courant and Herbert Robbins, second edition by Ian Stewart * Wheelers, with Jack Cohen (fiction) * Heaven, with Jack Cohen, ISBN 0-446-52983-4, Aspect, May 2004 (fiction) * Evolving the Alien : The Science of Extraterrestrial Life, with Jack Cohen. Second edition published as What Does a Martian Look Like? The Science of Extraterrestrial Life * Letters to a Young Mathematician, ISBN 0-465-08231-9, Basic Books, May 2006 * Algebraic number theory and Fermat`s last theorem 3rd Edition, I. Stewart, D Tall. AK Peters (2002) ISBN 1-56881-119-5 * Galois Theory 3rd Edition, Chapman and Hall (2000) ISBN 1-58488-393-6 Galois Theory Errata * Why Beauty Is Truth: A History of Symmetry (2007) ISBN 0-46508-236-X * Professor Stewart & # 039; s Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities (2008) ISBN 1-84668-064-6 University page: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/maths / people / staff / Ian_Stewart / Personal page: http://freespace.virgin.net/ianstewart.joat/index.htm