Nicholas Higham - Curriculum Vitae#


Ph.D. (Numerical Analysis), 1985, University of Manchester. M.Sc. (Numerical Analysis and Computing), 1983, University of Manchester. B.Sc. Hons. I (Mathematics), 1982, University of Manchester.

Selected Recent Invited Plenary Conference Talks:
  • March 2016: 40th South African Symposium of Numerical and Applied Mathematics, Stellenbosch.
  • August 2015: New Directions in Numerical Computation, Oxford, August 2015.
  • Jun 2014: Householder Symposium XIX, Spa, Belgium, June 2014.
  • Jul 2013: One-week course "Functions of matrices and exponential integrators" at Gene Golub SIAM Summer School 2013 on Matrix Functions and Matrix Equations, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
  • Jul 2012: 6th European Congress of Mathematics, Krakow, Poland (semi-plenary lecture).

Professional Service (highlights)
  • President-Elect of SIAM, (Philadelphia), 2016; President 2017-2018
  • Elected Vice President at Large of SIAM, 2010-2011. Re-elected for second term, 2012-2013
  • Member of the CERFACS Scientific Council (Toulouse), 2015-
  • Member of Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, Subpanel 10: Mathematical Sciences
  • Elected Member of Board of Trustees of SIAM, 2006-2008, 2009-2010
  • Member of Visiting Committee to Université Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France, providing external advice to the university on strategy, September 2010, March 2013

Editorial Work: Member of editorial boards of the journals:
  • Acta Numerica, since 2012
  • Forum of Mathematics, since 2012
  • Foundations of Computational Mathematics, since 1999
  • IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, since 1994
  • Linear Algebra and its Applications, since 1997; Senior Editor from 2009
  • Numerical Algorithms, since 2003
  • PeerJ Computer Science, since 2015

Book activities:
  • (Founding) Editor-in-Chief of SIAM, Fundamentals of Algorithms Book Series, since 2003.
  • Chair of SIAM Book Committee, 2014-2016.
  • Editorial Board, SIAM Classics in Applied Mathematics Book Series, since 2005.
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