Professor Greg HJORTHProfessor Greg Hjorth passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on January 13, 2011. Greg was only 47 and was internationally recognised as one of the top researchers in logic and set theory in the world. He recently gave the Tarski Lectures in logic at UC Berkeley and was a Professor at UCLA before returning to Melbourne University as an ARC Professorial fellow. He was also an International Master in Chess at age 20 and was considered one of Australia's finest chess players. He was a wonderful colleague, generous and caring for his students and will be greatly missed.
He was a professor at the Department since July 2006.