Nicholas Higham#


Nicholas Higham
Email:nick.higham 'at' manchester.ac.uk
Membership Number:4191
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:MATHEMATICS
Username:nhigham
Homepage: http://www.ma.man.ac.uk/~higham





Present and Previous Positions
  • 1998- Richardson Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Manchester
  • 1996-1998 Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Manchester
  • 1992-2006 Reader, University of Manchester
  • 1992 (winter quarter) Senior visitor at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
  • 1989-2002 Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester
  • 1988-1989 Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
  • 1985-1996 Lecturer, University of Manchester

Fields of Scholarship
  • Numerical analysis
  • Numerical linear algebra
  • Numerical algorithms
  • Mathematical software

Honours and Awards
  • 2011-2016 ERC Advanced Grant
  • 2009 Fellow of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
  • 2008 Fröhlich Prize, London Mathematical Society
  • 2007 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 2003-2008 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award
  • 1999 Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship
  • 1999 Junior Whitehead Prize, London Mathematical Society
  • 1991 Nuffield Foundation Science Research Fellowship
  • 1988 Leslie Fox Prize. (International prize for numerical analysts under 31)
  • 1987 Alston S. Householder Award VI. (International prize for best Ph.D. thesis in numerical algebra 1984-1987)

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