THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest Academic honour in Ireland.

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Martin Mathieu

Martin Mathieu obtained his doctorate and Privatdozent from the University of Tübingen in Germany. He lectured and did research in many universities in Europe and North America, including at Trinty College Dublin and Maynooth University, before taking up his present position in Queen's University Belfast. His research area is that part of pure Mathematics called functional analysis, and he is a world authority on the theory of local multiplier algebras.

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