Mike Tildesley

Michael J. Tildesley is a professor in infectious disease modelling at the University of Warwick.[1][2] He is a member of the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Modelling group (SPI-M) of SAGE.[3]


Born in Keighley, West Yorkshire, Tildesley went to school in the city of York and studied mathematics at Clare College, Cambridge. He read for his PhD in 2003 with a thesis on Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics under the supervision of Nigel Weiss, before moving to the University of Warwick and transitioning into the field of infectious disease modelling, a field he has worked in ever since.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Covid-19: Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day - study". BBC News. 29 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Dr Mike Tildesley".
  3. ^ "Michael Tildesley".
  4. ^ "Will there be another Covid-19 lockdown in the UK? What experts are saying". North Wales Chronicle. Retrieved 2021-11-24.
  5. ^ "Where are we at with Covid?". BBC News. 2021-11-05. Retrieved 2021-11-24.

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