Martin Barlow

University of British Columbia

Martin Barlow studied mathematics in Cambridge as an undergraduate, and took his PhD from the University of Wales, under the supervision of David Williams. He was a member of the Statistical Laboratory in Cambridge before moving to his present position in the Mathematics department at the University of British Columbia.

He was one of the founders of the mathematical theory of diffusions on fractals, and more recently has worked on random walks on random graphs.

He gave a 45 minute talk at the ICM in 1990, and  was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1998,and a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2005.