We regret to announce that John Conway, the John von Neumann Professor Emeritus of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, died April 11.  He was 82.   

John Conway was a professor at Princeton since 1987.  He has been honored with numerous awards; he received the London Mathematical Society’s Berwick Prize and Pólya Prize, Northwestern University’s Nemmers Prize in Mathematics, and the American Mathematical Society’s Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of London and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Princeton University Obituary

New York Times Obituary

John Conway Solved Mathematical Problems With His Bare Hands, by Kevin Hartnett (Quanta Magazine, 2020)

A Life in Games, by Siobhan Roberts (Quanta Magazine, 2015)