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Jens Marklof

Jens Marklof

Professor Jens Marklof FRS

Fellow


Elected: 2015

Biography

Professor Marklof has made deep and long-lasting contributions at the interface between ergodic theory, mathematical physics and number theory. His main achievements include the proof of the Berry-Tabor conjecture for an important class of integrable billiards, his resolution with Strömbergsson of the long-standing and important problem of determining the nature of the stochastic process that emerges in the Boltzmann-Grad limit of the periodic Lorentz gas, the characterization of the limit distributions of theta sums and Frobenius numbers, and highly influential contributions to the mathematical theory of quantum chaos.

Professional positions

Professor of Mathematical Physics, School of Mathematics, University of Bristol

Interest and expertise

Subject groups

  • Mathematics
    • Pure mathematics, Applied mathematics and theoretical physics
  • Astronomy and physics
    • Mathematical and theoretical physics, Quantum theory, Statistical

Keywords

Ergodic theory, Dynamical systems, Number theory, Quantum chaos

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