# Mathematician:Geoffrey Richard Grimmett

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## Mathematician

English mathematician best known for his work in probability theory.

## Nationality

English

## History

- Born: 20th December 1950, Cambridge, England
- 1971: Bachelor's Degree at Merton College, Oxford, UK
- 1974: Ph.D.
- 1974-1976: IBM Research Fellow at New College, Oxford
- 1992: Appointed Professor of Mathematical Statistics at Cambridge University
- 1994–2000: Director of the Statistical Laboratory
- 2002-2007: Head of the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

## Publications

- 1986:
*Probability: An Introduction*(with Dominic Welsh) - 1999:
*Percolation* - 2001:
*Probability and Random Processes, 3rd ed.*(with David Stirzaker) - 2006:
*The Random-Cluster Model*