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Meet the Researchers: Georg Loho

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the staff 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 Georg Loho, who joined us at the start of February 2019. He is working here as a Research Officer on the ERC ScaleOpt: Scaling […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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    Vlog: Cathy O’Neil discusses her book “Weapons of Math Destruction”

Vlog: Cathy O’Neil discusses her book “Weapons of Math Destruction”

Cathy O’Neil is a data scientist and author of the blog mathbabe.org. She earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard and taught at Barnard College before moving to the private sector, where she worked for the hedge fund D. E. Shaw. She then worked as a data scientist at various start-ups, building models that predict people’s purchases and clicks. […]