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Reid, Miles Anthony

/ School of Mathematics

algebraic geometry

Miles Reid works in algebraic geometry. During the 1980s he introduced the
canonical and terminal singularities that revolutionized the minimal model
program (Mori theory) and the birational classification of 3-folds and
higher dimensional varieties. He pioneered the higher dimensional McKay
correspondence, and is an expert in the construction of algebraic varieties
using the commutative algebra of graded rings.

Reid, Miles Anthony
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  • 2013-2017 Scholar (visiting professor) at the Korea Institute for advanced studies
  • 2009-2012 Distinguished Professor at Sogang University, Seoul
  • under Korean World Class University project
  • Served for 10 years 2004-2014 as director of the Warwick Mathematics
  • 2002 FRS (Fellow of the Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge)
  • Has lived for a total of 5 years in Japan, and held professorial positions
  • at Tokyo Univ., Kyoto Univ. and Nagoya University.
  • Professor of Mathematics at University of Warwick, UK since 1992.
  • 2014 London Mathematical Society Pólya Prize
  • 2006 London Mathematical Society Senior Berwick Prize
  • Office:8316 / /
  • School of Mathematics, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
    85 Hoegiro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02455, Korea
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