About: History & Archives
Ian N. Stewart
Professor of Mathematics at Warwick University and Director of the Mathematics Awareness Centre.
AAAS awards and honors:
- AAAS Public Engagement with Science Award Recipients, 2001.
Dr. Ian N. Stewart has become known for his popular science writing on mathematical themes and for furthering the public understanding of science. His book Nature's Numbers was short-listed for the 1996 Rhone-Poulenc Prize for Science Books. He delivered the 1997 Royal Institution Christmas lectures on BBC television and repeated them in Japan for the Japan Broadcasting Corporation. Dr. Stewart was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2001. In addition, he has contributed to a wide range of newspapers and magazines in the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States.