Michael F. Atiyah

Mathematical bridge-builder

Print edition : March 01, 2019

Michael Atiyah. Photo: TIFR Archives

Michael Atiyah, on the occasion of the International Colloquium on Vector Bundles on Algebraic Varieties at the TIFR, Bombay (now Mumbai), in 1984. M.S. Narasimhan is also in the picture. Photo: TIFR Archives

Michael F. Atiyah (1929-2019) was a prominent member of the scientific establishment in Britain, where he dominated the mathematical scene and established Oxford as a major centre for geometry.
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