Peter Neumann

 

Attended Hymers College:

1952 - 1959

What makes this nominee inspiring?

Peter Michael Neumann OBE is a British mathematician. He is a son of the mathematicians Bernhard Neumann and Hanna Neumann and, after gaining a B.A. from The Queen's College, Oxford in 1963, obtained his D.Phil from Oxford University in 1966.

He was a Tutorial Fellow at the Queen's College, Oxford and a lecturer at Oxford University. After retiring in 2008, he became an Emeritus Fellow at the Queen's College. His work has been in the field of group theory. He is also known for solving Alhazen's problem in 1997.