Previous Winners of NAG Student Awards

Rewarding the best student talent

Manchester SIAM Student Chapter Conference 2016

NAG were, once again, delighted to sponsor this event. We awarded NAG sponsored best talk prize to:

Best talk prizewinner Georgia Lynott
Georgia Lynott - "Elastic Wave Scattering in a Lattice Material and the Efficient Evaluation of the Periodic Green's Function".

And NAG sponsored best poster to:
Best poster prizewinner Pranjal
Pranjal - "An Optimal Solver for Linear Systems Arising from Stochastic FEM Approximation of Diffusion Equations with Random Coefficients".

2016 NAG Student Prize Winners Announced

NAG Student Prize Winner Adam Crowder
Craig Lucas of NAG awarding the Prize for MSc in Applied Mathematics with Numerical Analysis to Adam Crowder

The award was presented at the Applied Maths Industry Day that took place on the 3rd February. Adam is now doing a PhD at Manchester with Catherine Powell in "adaptive algorithms for the stochastic Galerkin finite element method"

NAG Student Prize Winner Zhanbin Du
Zhanbin Du, now based in China, winner of the MSc in Mathematical Finance, 2016

2014 NAG Student Prize Winners Announced

NAG awards high achievers from two MSc courses at the University of Manchester each year. The latest two worthy recipients of a NAG Student Prize were awarded their certificate and voucher at the University of Manchester on the 16 September. Dr Craig Lucas, Principal Technical Consultant at NAG was delighted to present Dalal Alghanim an award for her work during his MSc in Mathematical Finance and Joshua Hellier for his work in his MSc in Applied Mathematics with Numerical Analysis. We wish them both (and all student readers of NAGnews) many future successes.

NAG Student Prize Winner Dalal Alghanim
NAG Prize Winner 2014 (Mathematical Finance) Dalal Alghanim

2013 NAG Student Prize Winners Announced

NAG Student Prize Winner Henry Tregidgo with Craig Lucas of NAG
NAG Prize Winner 2013 (Numerical Analysis), Henry Tregidgo with NAG's Craig Lucas
photo copyright Nick Higham 2013

NAG Student Prize Winner Tianren Bu with Craig Lucas of NAG
NAG Prize Winner 2013 (Mathematical Finance), Tianren Bu with NAG's Craig Lucas
photo copyright Nick Higham 2013

NAG Student ‘Direct Award’ Prize Spring 2013

We are delighted to announce the winner of the first NAG Student Prize ‘Direct Award’ of 2013, Isabel Ehrlich for her thesis ‘Pricing Basket Options with Smile’. Isabel is studying Mathematics and Finance at Imperial College London in the Department of Mathematics. Isabel’s prize was a pass to the Global Derivatives conference and travel costs.

Isabel Ehrlich and others
The team at Global Derivatives 2013. Left to Right: Francois Cassier (NAG), Marie Houghton (Conference Director at ICBI), prize winner Isabel Ehrlich (Imperial College London), John Holden (NAG), Jacques Du Toit (NAG).

2012 winners are Randall Errol Martyr for his MSc in Mathematical Finance and Robert Andrew for his MSc in Mathematics & Computational Science. Both students were chosen for their outstanding results and achievements on their chosen courses

Randall Errol Martyr
Presentation by Dr Craig Lucas (NAG) of NAG Prize in Mathematical Finance to Randall Errol Martyr, May 18, 2012 at The University of Manchester (image copyright Nick Higham)

Robert Andrew
Presentation by Dr Craig Lucas (NAG) of NAG Prize in Mathematics and Computational Science to Robert Andrew, May 18, 2012 at The University of Manchester (image copyright Nick Higham)

Nicoletta Gabrielli's work won her a pass to the financial engineering conference Global Derivatives, Paris. The photo below shows John Holden, VP Sales at NAG, congratulating Nicoletta on her win along side Professor Peter Laurence and Greg Harley, ICBI Sponsorship Manager

Prizewinner's Photograph

Professor Peter Laurence, John Holden, Nicoletta Gabrielli and Greg Harley