Rewarding the best student talent
Prizewinner - Kate Ellis
"My degree and this award has boosted my confidence in my ability to start a career as a woman in data science. I intend to gain valuable work experience and travel for a year before moving to London and commencing my career."
"I plan to pursue a master degree and a PhD degree in the UK. Probably focusing on Mathematical and Computational Finance."
Thomas Sykes of the University of Leeds receiving the prize from Professor Peter Jimack, December 2018.
Thomas McSweeney of the University of Manchester won the NAG MSc Prize in Applied Mathematics with Numerical Analysis
NAG was delighted to sponsor prizes for the best student talks and poster recently, below are photos of two of the prize winners. Nick Dingle of NAG made the presentations.
Best poster: Paul Russell, "Parameter Space Maps and Monte Carlo Methods"
Best Talk, Track 1: Helena Stage, "Anomalous Diffusion of Synaptic Vessels - How A Neutron Fires"
NAG was delighted for Professor Peter Jimack, University of Leeds, and NAG Director, to present our latest NAG Prize to winner Caitlin Chalk recently.
Congratulations and well done Caitlin, from all at NAG!
NAG were, once again, delighted to sponsor this event. We awarded NAG sponsored best talk prize to:
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:
Pranjal - "An Optimal Solver for Linear Systems Arising from Stochastic FEM Approximation of Diffusion Equations with Random Coefficients".
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"
Zhanbin Du, now based in China, winner of the MSc in Mathematical Finance, 2016