Postgraduate wins best talk prize
Postgraduate Martin Takac has won the prize for best talk at the SIAM National Student Chapter Conference. Martin presented his most recent work on 'parallel block coordinate descent methods for huge-scale partially separable problems' under the title 'How to climb a billion dimensional hill using a coin and a compass and count the steps before departure'.
Last week Martin also won the Best Talk Prize at the School of Mathematics PG Colloquium 2012 for his talk 'Getting rid of rubbish on your pictures'.
Congratulations to Martin on all his achievements!