Mathematician:Geoffrey Richard Grimmett
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English mathematician best known for his work in probability theory.
- 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
- 1986: Probability: An Introduction (with Dominic Welsh)
- 2014: Probability: An Introduction, 2nd ed. (with Dominic Welsh)
- 1999: Percolation
- 2001: Probability and Random Processes, 3rd ed. (with David Stirzaker)
- 2006: The Random-Cluster Model