[The University of Strathclyde] o Des Higham

Position:
1966 Chair of Numerical Analysis
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow, G1 1XH, Scotland Scottish Flag U.K.
Telephone: +44 141 548 3716
Fax: +44 141 548 3345
E-mail: d.j.higham [at] strath.ac.uk
Department map.
Campus maps.
Travelling to the University of Strathclyde.

I'm in the Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Group

Brief CV in pdf format
List of publications (most are downloadable--just follow the instructions on that page)
MATLAB files that accompany various publications
Some other duties/memberships:
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Section Editor of the Survey and Review section of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Review ,
On the Editorial Board of Proceedings of the Royal Society A
On the Editorial Board of the IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis
On the Editorial Board of Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Review ,
On the Editorial Board of BIT Numerical Mathematics
On the Editorial Board of the Journal of Computational Finance
On the Editorial Board of Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Section A
On the Editorial Board of Journal of Complex Networks (Oxford University Press)
Previously on the Editorial Board of SISC: the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Journal on Scientific Computing (2002-2012)
On the Advisory Board of the Institute for Future Cities
On the Advisory Board of the City Observatory
Member of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) peer review college
Member of European Science Foundation peer review pool
Joint founder of the Institute of Complex Systems at Strathclyde
Research Interests:
Numerical analysis: the design and evaluation of computational methods.
Main area: Stochastic Computation, with applications in sociological/technological networks, digital economy and computational biology.

My work overlaps with themes in Complexity Science, Network Science, Uncertainty Quantification and Big Data. See also Ernesto Estrada's lab and the Institute of Complex Systems at Strathclyde

My Current Team:
Research Assistants:
Some information if you're interested in studying for a PhD in the department.
Books:

Courses that I have recently been involved with:
MM302 Differential Equations
MM401 Communicating Mathematics And Statistics
MM402 Modeling and Simulation with Applications to Financial Derivatives
Numerical methods for stochastic differential equations on the Applied Mathematics Methods stream at the Scottish Mathematical Sciences Training Center (SMSTC).
I also organise the Summer School.
Here are the notes from a 4-lecture short course on
Topics in the Numerical Simulation of Dynamical Systems.
Here are some tips on writing. (Here's a pdf version of them .)
Data:
The Strathclyde MUFC Twitter Data Set
MATLAB files:
Some MATLAB files that accompany some papers on stochastics/finance.
CONTEST: A Controllable Test Matrix Toolbox for MATLAB
Here are the Mathematics Department's Activity Reports from 1997 onwards
I'm in:
Pictures of places named after MATLAB commands (please send me yours):
Useful links:

o Last modified June 2014
d.j.higham [at] strath.ac.uk