Michael Atiyah

lived from 1929 to 2019

Michael Atiyah worked in Topology and Geometry and was 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.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Atiyah/