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Dominic David Joyce FRS[1] (born April 8, 1968) is a British mathematician, currently a professor at the University of Oxford and a fellow of Lincoln College since 1995.[2][3][4] His undergraduate and doctoral studies were at Merton College. He undertook a DPhil in geometry under the supervision of Simon Donaldson, completed in 1992.[5][6] After this he held short-term research posts at Christ Church, Oxford, as well as Princeton and UC Berkeley in the United States.

Dominic David Joyce
Born (1968-04-08) April 8, 1968 (age 49)
Nationality British
Alma mater University of Oxford
Awards Whitehead Prize (1997)
Adams Prize (2004)
Fellow of the Royal Society (2012) [1]
Scientific career
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of Oxford
Doctoral advisor Simon Donaldson

Joyce is known for his construction of the first known explicit examples of compact Joyce manifolds (i.e., manifolds with G2 holonomy). He has received the London Mathematical Society Junior Whitehead Prize and the European Mathematical Society Young Mathematicians Prize.

Selected publicationsEdit


  1. ^ a b Professor Dominic David Joyce FRS
  2. ^ Dominic Joyce's home page
  3. ^ Dominic Joyce Biography
  4. ^ Professor Dominic Joyce, Lincoln College, Oxford
  5. ^ Dominic Joyce at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  6. ^ "Dominic Joyce's results". International Mathematical Olympiad. 
  7. ^ Calegari, Danny (September 2008). "Reviewed Work: Riemannian Holonomy Groups and Calibrated Geometry by Dominic D. Joyce". SIAM Review. 50 (3): 599–601. doi:10.1137/SIREAD000050000003000587000001. JSTOR 20454152.