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Meet the Academics: Tugkan Batu

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the academics here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Tugkan Batu, who is the Departmental Tutor for first year students on our undergraduate programmes.

 
(1) How long have you been here at LSE?
I have been at LSE […]

Meet the Academics: Johannes Ruf

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the academics here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Johannes Ruf, who is an Associate Professor in the Department and a Programme Director for our MSc in Financial Mathematics.
 

(1) How long have you been here […]

Meet the Academics: Andrew Lewis-Pye

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the academics here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Andrew Lewis-Pye, who is an Associate Professor in the Department and launched the Maths@LSE blog in 2015.
 

(1) How long have you been here at LSE?

I came […]

London Mathematical Society Summer School 2018

Two of our final year undergraduate students, Xenia Dimitrakopoulou (BSc Mathematics with Economics) and Justin Tan (BSc Mathematics and Economics), give Maths@LSE an insight into the LMS Summer School they attended in July.

The London Mathematical Society organises undergraduate summer schools every summer, consisting of a two-week course held in a UK university. The summer school consists of short lecture courses […]

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    5 Minutes with Tom Lidbetter: New Beginnings and New Challenges

5 Minutes with Tom Lidbetter: New Beginnings and New Challenges

Tom Lidbetter spent three years at the LSE as an LSE Fellow in the Management and Mathematics Departments. He is now an Assistant Professor in the Management Science and Information Systems Department in Rutgers Business School, as well as being a visiting fellow at the LSE. His work is largely concerned with game theoretic models and their applications to problems […]

5 Minutes with Ahmad Abdi: Introductions and Research

We are very pleased to have Ahmad Abdi join the Department of Mathematics at LSE as of July 2018. Prior to coming to LSE, Ahmad was a Postdoctoral Fellow of Operations Research at Carnegie Mellon University. Andrew Lewis-Pye had a brief chat with Ahmad.. 
(1) Hi Ahmad, and welcome to the LSE! Perhaps I can begin by asking you to […]

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    5 Minutes with Igal Milchtaich: polyequilibria and game theory

5 Minutes with Igal Milchtaich: polyequilibria and game theory

Igal Milchtaich is from the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. Recently he visited the department and gave a very interesting talk on polyequilibria. Afterwards Andy Lewis-Pye was able to talk with him:
(1) You gave a very interesting talk on polyequilibria. Perhaps you could briefly summarise for the layman what this work is about? Could you say […]

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    5 Minutes with George Bampalias: algorithmic randomness and learning theory

5 Minutes with George Bampalias: algorithmic randomness and learning theory

George Bampalias works at the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and visited the mathematics department in January 2018. After George gave a very interesting talk on learning theory, he was interviewed by our own Andy Lewis-Pye…
(1) You’ve worked a lot in the area of “algorithmic randomness”. Could you sum up for the layman, what it’s all about?
Algorithmic […]

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    5 Minutes with Nóra Frankl (PhD, Department of Mathematics)

5 Minutes with Nóra Frankl (PhD, Department of Mathematics)

Nóra Frankl is a PhD candidate who joined the Department of Mathematics in October 2016, having obtained an MSc in Mathematics from Loránd Eötvös University, Budapest.  Her supervisor is Dr. Konrad Swanepoel and she works closely with a number of other PhD students within the Department.  Written in June 2017, read about her experience in discrete geometry and advice for prospective candidates on […]