Michael Atiyah

lived from 1929 to

Michael Atiyah works in Topology and Geometry and is best known for his work on K-theory and the Atiyah-Singer Index Theorem. He was awarded a Fields Medal in 1966. He retired from the mastership of Trinity College Cambridge to live in Scotland.

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http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Atiyah.html