Miles Reid
Miles Anthony Reid FRS (born 30 January 1948) is a mathematician who works in algebraic geometry.[2]
Miles Reid  

Born  Miles Anthony Reid 30 January 1948 
Residence  Kenilworth, UK 
Alma mater  University of Cambridge 
Awards 

Scientific career  
Fields  Mathematics 
Institutions  
Thesis  The Complete Intersection of Two or More Quadratics (1972) 
Doctoral advisor  
Doctoral students  
Influenced  Colin McLarty 
Website  homepages 
Education
Reid studied the Cambridge Mathematical Tripos at Trinity College, Cambridge and obtained his Ph.D. in 1973 under the supervision of Peter SwinnertonDyer and Pierre Deligne.[1]
Career
Reid was a research fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge from 1973 to 1978. He became a lecturer at the University of Warwick in 1978 and was appointed professor there in 1992. He has written two well known books: Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry and Undergraduate Commutative Algebra.
Awards and honours
Reid was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2002. Reid was awarded the Senior Berwick Prize in 2006 for his paper with Alessio Corti and Aleksandr Pukhlikov, "Fano 3fold hypersurfaces", which made a big advance in the study of 3dimensional algebraic varieties.[3]
Bibliography
His most famous book is
 Undergraduate Algebraic Geometry, Cambridge University Press 1988 (ISBN 9780521356626) doi:10.1017/CBO9781139163699
Other books
 Undergraduate commutative algebra, Cambridge University Press 1995, doi:10.1017/CBO9781139172721
 with Balazs Szendroi: Geometry and topology, Cambridge University Press 2007
His most famous translation is the two volume work by Shafarevich
References
 Miles Reid at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
 Bridgeland, T.; King, A.; Reid, M. (2001). "The McKay correspondence as an equivalence of derived categories". Journal of the American Mathematical Society. 14 (3): 535. doi:10.1090/S089403470100368X.
 "Senior Berwick Prize". Prize Winners 2006. LMS. 19 June 2006. Archived from the original on 29 June 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2008.