Professor Vladimir Markovic FRS
Sadleirian Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Cambridge and MacArthur Professor of Mathematics, California Institute of Technology
Markovic is a world leader in the area of quasiconformal homeomorphisms and low dimensional topology and geometry. He has solved many famous and difficult problems. With Jeremy Kahn, he proved William Thurston's key conjecture that every closed hyperbolic 3-manifold contains an almost geodesic immersed surface.