Guest Announcement: Ian Stewart

17 June 2017

by Jemma

We are very happy to announce that Professor Ian Stewart will be returning as a guest at the 2018 Discworld Convention.

Ian Stewart, educated at Cambridge (MA) and Warwick (PhD), is not only an Emeritus Professor in the Mathematics Department at Warwick University and Emeritus Professor of Gresham College1, London, but was also made an "honorary Wizard of the Unseen University" by Sir Terry himself on July 14, 1999.

He has recieved several awards, and was the first recipient of the Christopher Zeeman Medal2. Ian is the author of more than 140 scientific papers, and over 80 books including The Science of Discworld Series.

We look forward to welcoming him at the Convention. Please stay tuned for further guest announcements!



1For a full list of his titles, doctorates, awards and books, you can visit his website.

2(The award aims "to honour mathematicians who have excelled in promoting mathematics and engaging with the general public).