School of Mathematics


Head of School Announcement

Published: Monday, 1 August 2022 Tags:

We extend a very warm welcome to Bernd Schroers who officially joins us today as Head of School. As we welcome Bernd, we also say goodbye and good luck to our outgoing Head of School, Iain Gordon.

Amy Wilson awarded EPSRC IAA funding

Published: Friday, 22 July 2022 Tags: Statistics funding award

Amy Wilson has been awarded an EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account award for her project "Statistical framework for the evaluation of gait evidence". This project will fund a secondment to FGA Services. Forensic gait analysis ...

Nick Sheridan named as a Simons Investigator in Mathematics

Published: Friday, 22 July 2022 Tags: Algebra Geometry Fellowship

Nick Sheridan has been named as a Simons Investigator in Mathematics. Nick's work centres around Kontsevish's homological mirror symmetry conjecture, which posits a deep relationship between symplectic topology and algebraic ...

Avshalom Offner awarded Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

Published: Friday, 22 July 2022 Tags: Applied Mathematics Fellowship

Avshalom Offner has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship entitled "Understanding the spread of respiratory droplets".

Cecilia Balocchi wins the Savage Award

Published: Friday, 22 July 2022 Tags: Statistics prizes

Cecilia Balocchi was announced as the 2021 Savage Award winner in Applied Methodology during the ISBA 2022 World Meeting in Montreal. The Savage Award is jointly awarded by the International Society of Bayesian Analysis and American ...

A $76k donation from Invenia Labs has been received to support HiGHS.

Published: Thursday, 21 July 2022 Tags: Optimization

Developed by Julian Hall and Ivet Galabova, using solvers written by Leona Gottwald, Michael Feldmeier and former PhD students of Julian Hall and Jacek Gondzio, HiGHS is the world's best open-source linear optimization software.

The school is featured in the latest National Grid ESO annual NIA report

Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2022 Tags: Optimization

The school of Mathematics and National Grid ESO are working together in the project "Optimal Outage Planning System" which has been featured in the latest annual NIA summary

London Mathematical Society Whitehead Prize for Prof. Hiro Oh

Published: Monday, 11 July 2022 Tags: Analysis prizes

Congratulations to Prof. Hiro Oh! The London Mathematical Society has awarded him a Whitehead Prize.

Dr. John Pearson provided a plenary talk at Preconditioning Conference

Published: Tuesday, 28 June 2022 Tags: Applied Mathematics Optimization

Dr. John Pearson provided a plenary talk at the 12th International Conference on Preconditioning Techniques for Scientific and Industrial Applications, titled "Advances in Block Preconditioning for Time-Dependent PDE-Constrained ...

Tudor Dimofte awarded EPSRC Fellowship

Published: Friday, 10 June 2022 Tags: Algebra Geometry Topology Mathematical Physics Fellowship

Tudor Dimofte has been awarded an EPSRC Open Fellowship entitled "3d N=4 TQFT's". The fellowship, worth over £1million, lies at the interface of pure mathematics (algebra, geometry and topology) and theoretical ...

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