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Tiffany Vlaar wins Best Student Paper Award at OPT 2020

Published: Tuesday, 12 January 2021 Tags: Optimization

School of Mathematics and MIGSAA PhD Student Tiffany Vlaar attended the OPT2020 (Optimization in Machine Learning) workshop in December 2020 which was held as part of the Neurips 2020 conference. Her presentation "Constraint-Based ...

Des Higham has been awarded an EPSRC New Horizons grant entitled Mathematics of Adversarial Attacks

Published: Tuesday, 5 January 2021 Tags: Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Optimization

Des Higham has been awarded an EPSRC New Horizons grant entitled Mathematics of Adversarial Attacks. The grant is built on two observations: Empirical experiments have shown that even the most sophisticated and highly-regarded ...

Prof. Miguel Anjos and Dr. Lars Schewe have taken part in "Not Another Science Podcast"

Published: Thursday, 26 November 2020 Tags: Optimization

Prof. Miguel Anjos and Dr. Lars Schewe have recently taken part in "Not Another Science Podcast". The episode, titled "Everything is Better with Maths: Optimisation", sees them talking about how optimisation can ...

Student Research Article - Ilaria Salerno

Published: Thursday, 5 November 2020 Tags: Applied Mathematics Optimization

PhD Student Ilaria Salerno has written the following article as part of our series of Student Research Articles! Do you know how much energy you use for heating/cooling your home? It's surprising to notice that only a few ...

PhD students from the Optimization and Operational Research group have reached the finals for the INFORMS competition "fORgedbyMachines"

Published: Wednesday, 4 November 2020 Tags: Operational Research Optimization

Based on the recommendation of a committee, consisting of Drs. John Carlsson (USC), Anton Kleywegt (GaTech) and Mauricio Resende (Amazon), two teams of PhD students from the Optimization and Operational Research group have reached ...

Student Research Article - Jonna Roden

Published: Thursday, 1 October 2020 Tags: Optimization

PhD Student Jonna Roden has written the following article as part of our series of Student Research Articles! What do bird flocking, printing, beer brewing and nano-filtration have in common? At first glance not much. However, ...

Andreas Grothey and Ken McKinnon have set up a Covid-19 related optimization model

Published: Friday, 24 July 2020 Tags: Operational Research Optimization MSc

Andreas Grothey and Ken McKinnon have set up an optimization model that finds the optimal Covid-19 intervention strategy for Scotland. This is achieved by considering the options of lockdown and contact tracing for different assumed ...

Three School of Mathematics students take part in MOPTA competition

Published: Friday, 17 July 2020 Tags: Operational Research Optimization international

The team "NP Die Hard", consisting of Paula Fermin Cueto, Ivona Gjeroska and Albert Sola from the SoM, have competed in the international MOPTA competition this year. They contested, with the help of their advisor Prof. ...

Edinburgh SIAM-IMA Student Chapter PhD Colloquium 2020

Published: Thursday, 26 March 2020 Tags: Analysis Applied Mathematics Computational Mathematics Mathematical Physics Optimization Statistics

The Edinburgh SIAM-IMA Student Chapter PhD Colloquium 2020 (http://www.maxwell.ac.uk/siam-ima/PhDcolloquium2020.html) was held on February 12 at the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS). The aim of the event was ...