Sir Michael Atiyah is a distinguished mathematician with a stellar scientific career spanning more than 60 years. He is a recipient of the Fields Medal in 1966 and the Abel Prize in 2004, and is best known for his work with I.M. Singer on the Atiyah–Singer index theorem.
In October 2016, Atiyah spoke to C.S. Aravinda, the chief editor of Bhāvanā, at his home in Edinburgh.
This interview will be republished shortly after being edited for clarity.