Research Groups

Pure Mathematics (PM)

Numerical Analysis and Modelling (NAM)

Mathematics of Data and Finance (MDF)

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Prof Alex Clark
Prof Nicole Snashall
Dr Alexander Baranov
Dr Katrin Leschke
Dr Andrey Mudrov
Dr Frank Neumann
Dr Simona Paoli
Dr Teimuraz Pirashvili
Dr Sibylle Schroll
Dr Andy Tonks

Prof Nikolai Brilliantov
Prof Ruslan Davidchack
Prof Manolis Georgoulis
Prof Alexander Gorban
Prof Jeremy Levesley
Prof Sergei Petrovskii
Dr Andrea Cangiani
Dr Andrew Morozov
Dr Ivan Tyukin

Prof Alexander Gorban
Prof Jeremy Levesley
Prof Sergey Utev
Dr Bogdan Grechuk
Dr Evgeny Mirkes
Dr Ivan Tyukin
Dr Bo Wang
Dr Aihua Zhang

Staff can be loosely allocated to three groups: Pure Mathematics (PM), Numerical Analysis and Modelling (NAM), and Mathematics of Data and Finance (MDF), with specific and often interlinked research themes of Algebra, Algebraic Topology, Geometry, Mathematical Physics (within PM), Numerical Analysis, Computational Modelling, Model Reduction, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Ecology, Physical, Chemical and Biochemical Kinetics, Neuro-mathematics, Adaptive Control (within NAM), Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Stochastic Modelling, Data Mining, Data Visualization, and Dimensionality Reduction (within MDF).

Selection of Current Research Themes

The main strategic focus of the PM group is on excellence in building the foundation of mathematical sciences, while NAM and MDF mainly focus on the development and analysis of mathematical models and techniques underpinning extensive interdisciplinary and industrial collaborations.

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Michael Atiyah Building The Centre for Mathematical Modelling (MMC)
Interdisciplinary research, linking Mathematics with Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, and Physics. MMC coordinates these activities.

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The Mathematics Department organizes numerous international conferences and workshops, such as the British Mathematical Colloquium (BMC) and the ENUMATH 2011
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Research Reports

The Department of Mathematics maintains records of Research Reports since 2005 which are available to view online.

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