Professor Nicholas Higham FREng FRS
Richardson Professor of Applied Maths and Royal Society Research Professor, University of Manchester
Professor Nicholas Higham is a distinguished numerical analyst, who has developed theory, algorithms and software that have had major impacts on engineering practice in fields ranging from structural engineering to financial modelling. He is an internationally recognised world-leading expert in numerical accuracy and stability for high-performance computing. His work is highly cited and hugely influential; his theories, algorithms and software have had major impacts across a broad range of engineering applications. He has designed tens of state-of-the-art algorithms and contributed them to numerical software libraries and programs used extensively by engineers.