Professor Timothy Pedley FRS

  • College positions:
    Life Fellow
  • University positions:
    G I Taylor Professor of Fluid Mechanics (Emeritus)
  • Subjects: Mathematics


BA, MA, PhD, ScD – all in applied mathematics and all from Cambridge

Awards and prizes

1977 Adams Prize
1993 Member, Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars
1995 Fellow of the Royal Society
1995–2000 Senior Fellow, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
1999 Foreign Associate, US National Academy of Engineering
2001 Fellow, American Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering
2002–2006 Chair, World Council for Biomechanics (WCB)
2004–2005 President, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
2005 Fellow, American Physical Society
2006–2007 President, Cambridge Philosophical Society
2007 Foreign Fellow. National Academy of Sciences – India
2008 Gold Medal of the IMA
2008–2012 President of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM)
2011 Member, Academia Europaea

Research interests

Fluid mechanics, applied to problems in biology and medicine

Teaching interests

Fluid mechanics and applied mathematics

Other interests

Bird-watching, running