Professor J. Michael T. Thompson, FRS

Current Affiliations

University of Cambridge:

Professor J.M.T. Thompson FRS, Honorary Fellow,
Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical
Physics, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce
Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA.

University College London:                   

Emeritus Professor of Nonlinear Dynamics,
Dept of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering,
University College London.

University of Aberdeen:

Professor of Theoretical & Applied Dynamics
(distinguished Sixth Century Chair, part-time)

ES-Consult (Consulting Engrs) Copenhagen 

Chairman, Board of Directors    

        Managed by Eilif Svensson, ES worked on aero-elastic
        vibrations of the Great Belt suspension bridge (1624m).

Contact Addresses

E-Mails: (all are received at home) (best),,

External Link to Lectures, etc

For recent lectures (power-points, etc):

(including three popular science lectures at DAMTP Cambridge)

For Royal Society Trailblazing Site:

For Royal Society Publications Site:

Recent News and Quick Links...
U3A, 5 Lectures: 1 click 2 click 3 click 4 click 5 click
Advances in Shell Buckling click
Researcher ID: all papers & citation data click
Paper 'Advice to a young researcher' click
Climate Tipping Review and Paper click, click

Wildlife Album on Flickr click
Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), 1985
Elected, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2010
Elected, Academia Europaea, 2010
Lyapunov Award, 2013  (American  Soc. Mech.  Engnrs)

Index to this Site


02 Brief CV (text) 02 click

03 Brief CV (list) 03 click

04 Professional Activities 04 click

05 Books Written 05 click

06 Books Edited 06 click

07 Published Papers 07 click

08 Full up-to-date CV in Word Cur Vit

09 About Michael by Lord Chilver 09 click

10 Public Understanding of Science 10 click

11 Some Family Details 11 click

12 A few Wildlife Photographs  12 click

13 Video Stills from a Public Lecture 13 click

Up-dated, 27 April 2015.