David A. Towers

Personal

Date of birth: 27th May 1947
Nationality: British

Current Position

Professor of Pure Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Lancaster University

Previous Appointments

1971 - 73
Junior Research Fellow
Department of Pure Mathematics
Sheffield University
1973 - 74
Lecturer in Pure Mathematics
Sheffield University
1974 - 87
Lecturer in Algebra
Lancaster University
1978 - 79
Research Associate
University of California
Berkeley
1989 - 96
Head of Department
2000 - 02
Teaching, Learning and Assessment Rep
Faculty of Applied Science
2000-05
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Teaching
Faculty of Applied Science
2013-14
Head of Department
2015-
Head of Undergraduate Teaching

Academic Qualifications

1968
B.Sc. with First Class Honours in Mathematics
University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
1972
Ph.D.in Algebra
University of Leeds
Thesis title:  A Frattini Theory for Algebras
2016
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy