C.T.C.Wall: CURRICULUM VITAE
14 Dec. 1936, Bristol, England. UK citizen.
Cottesmore School 1944-49,
Marlborough College 1949-54,
Trinity College Cambridge, 1954-60; B.A. 1957, Ph.D. 1960.
Numerous academic awards at school and university.
22 Aug. 1959 to Alexandra Joy (Sandra) Hearnshaw
Children: Nicholas(1962), Catherine(1963), Lucy(1965), Alexander(1967).
Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1959-64
Harkness Fellow (held at I.A.S., Princeton) 1960-61
Lecturer, Cambridge Univ. 1961-64
Reader, Oxford Univ., Fellow St. Catherine's College 1964-65
Professor of Pure Mathematics at Liverpool 1965-99
Royal Society Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Mexico, in 1967
SERC Senior Fellow, 1983-88
JSPS Fellow (at Tokyo Inst. of Technology) Sep.-Nov.1987
Senior Fellow, University of Liverpool 1999-2003
Emeritus Professor at Liverpool 1999-.
Membership of professional bodies:
Fellow Camb. Phil. Soc. 1958-
Amer. Math. Soc. 1961-
London Math. Soc. 1961-
Council 1973-80, 1992-96; President 1978-80;
Junior Berwick prize 1965, Whitehead prize 1976, Polya prize 1988
Council 1974-76; Sylvester medal 1988.
Foreign member, Royal Danish Academy, 1991-
Hon Member, Irish Math. Soc. 2000.
Invited major speaker at numerous international conferences.
Excluding European conferences, these were: ICM, Moscow, 1966; ICM, Nice, 1970;
ELAM, Bahia Blanca, 1973; ELAM, Rio, 1976; Topology of manifolds, Tokyo, 1973;
Australasian. Math. Conv., Sydney, 1981; American Math. Soc. summer institutes in
Topology (Seattle, 1963 and Stanford, 1976) and Singularity theory (Arcata, 1981);
Singularity theory, Sao Carlos (Brazil), 1994, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2008; Sapporo (Japan) 2003.
Principal coordinator for European Singularity Project 1991-4 and European Singularities Network 1995-7.
Principal organiser for singularity theory symposium, Liverpool, 1969-70, and for meeting on homological group theory, Durham, 1977.
Supervised numerous research students: 22 have obtained doctorates.
Compositio Math. 1967-92;
Cambridge Math. Tracts 1968-;
London Math. Soc. 1977-92.
Joint Editor, Proc. London Math. Soc. 1992-98.
Treasurer, Wirral area SDP, 1985-88; Wirral West Liberal Democrats, 1988-
Governor, West Kirby Grammar School for girls, 1987-
Treasurer, Hoylake Chamber Concert Society, 2000-
Hobbies and recreations: reading, gardening, walking.
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