School of Mathematical Sciences

Professor Michael Farber


Professor of Pure Mathematics

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 5451
Room Number: Queens’ Building, Room: W308


Michael Farber is Professor of Mathematics at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London. Prior to Queen Mary, M. Farber held professorships at the Universities of Warwick, Durham and Tel Aviv. Michael Farber obtained his PhD and D.Sc. degrees in the USSR. M. Farber is known for his research in high dimensional knot theory, Morse theory and topology of closed 1-forms. One of his most significant results is a solution of the zero-in-the spectrum conjecture. His recent research interests focus on applied and computational topology, topological robotics, applications of topology to statistics and computer science. He is the author of several monographs. M. Farber was awarded many research grants, among them the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award.


PhD students: Lewin Strauss, Gabriele Beltramo, Lewis Mead.