
Douglas S. Bridges 
Curriculum Vitae:
Born and raised in Edinburgh (Scotland).
Education:
 George Watson's College, Edinburgh (195163)
 University of Edinburgh (B. Sc. in Mathematics, First Class Hons, 1967)
 University of NewcastleuponTyne (M. Sc., 1969)
 University of Edinburgh (Dip. Ed., 1969)
 University of Oxford (D.Phil., 1975)
Positions:
 Mathematics Master, Clifton College, Bristol (196971)
 Lecturer (197579), Senior Lecturer (197982), Professor (198289) of Mathematics, University of Buckingham
 Professor of Mathematics, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand (198998); Chairman of Department of Mathematics & Statistics (198995)
 Professor of Pure Mathematics, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (19992015); Head of Department (19992015)
 Professor Emeritus (2015)
Main Research Interests:
 Constructive foundations of:
 analysis: in particular, functional analysis (including Banach algebras and operator algebras), measure theory, operator theory,approximation theory, real and complex analysis;
 topology: the axiomatic theory of apartness between sets.
 Mathematical economics: the numerical representation of preference relations; demand functions; equilibrium theory; constructive methods.
 Computability and abstract complexity theory.
 Quantum logic and operatortheoretic foundations of physics
