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Name Professor Brian Conrey
Job title Professor of Number Theory
Department School of Mathematics University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc, PhD(Mich)
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Keywords number theory
L-functions
Riemann zeta-function
prime numbers
Areas of expertise My research is in Number Theory, especially the analytic theory of L-functions. The prototype of an L-function is the Riemann zeta-function, whose properties play an essential role in the study of prime numbers. L-functions arise in many arithmetic and geometric problems and understanding the basic properties of these L-functions, such as their value distribution and the location of their zeros, is often the key to solving these problems.