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Grant success: Peter Richtarik

Published: Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Tags: Operational Research Fellowship funding award

Congratulations to Peter Richtarik who has been awarded a five year EPSRC early career fellowship to work on "Randomized Algorithms for Extreme Convex Optimization".  A postdoc will join Peter next year to work on ...

Olivier Fercoq and John Pearson win the 17th IMA Fox Prize in Numerical Analysis

Published: Thursday, 25 June 2015 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

Two former members of the School, Olivier Fercoq and John Pearson each won a 2nd prize at the 17th IMA Fox Prize in Numerical Analysis:

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Two Postdocs shortlisted for the 17th Leslie Fox Prize

Published: Monday, 9 March 2015 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

John Pearson, a Whittaker Fellow in the School of Mathematics, and Olivier Fercoq, a former Postdoc in the School, are among the six shortlisted finalists for the 17th Leslie Fox prize.

Big day for big data: the Alan Turing Institute

Published: Monday, 2 February 2015 Tags: Analysis Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Topology Operational Research Optimization Stochastic Analysis Statistics

The School of Mathematics will join with computer scientists at Edinburgh University, as well as partners at 4 other major UK universities (Cambridge, Oxford, UCL and Warwick) in realising the vision of the Alan Turing Institute as the UK's hub for new research in data science.

Julian Hall awarded prize for best paper of 2013 in Computational Optimization and Applications

Published: Wednesday, 1 October 2014 Tags: Operational Research

Julian Hall has been awarded the prize for the best paper of 2013 in Computational Optimization and Applications.

An advance in the parallel simplex algorithm for linear programming

Published: Wednesday, 24 September 2014 Tags: Operational Research

The simplex method for linear programming is "the algorithm that runs the world" but, despite the efforts of academic and commercial optimization researchers over the past 30 years, there had been no implementation ...