Department of Mathematics

We run a lively PhD programme and offer a range of undergraduate courses where teaching and research are well integrated.

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Paper of Stefan Klus on a novel machine learning algorithm published in JNLS

The paper “Dimensionality reduction of complex metastable systems via kernel embeddings of transition...


Alessandro Torrielli’s paper on lower dimensional AdS/CFT to appear in JHEP

The paper “Free fermions, vertex Hamiltonians, and lower-dimensional AdS/CFT“, co-authored...


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Professor Gianne Derks

Head of Department of Mathematics

I graduated as an "Ingenieur in Mathematics" at the Technical University of Eindhoven in 1988 and I got my PhD from the University of Twente in 1992. In 1993/94 I was awarded a NATO Research Fellowship to do research at the University of California Santa Cruz and the MSRI in Berkeley. In the following year 1994/95, I was a Research Fellow at the Simon Fraser University in Vancou...

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Department of Mathematics
Thomas Telford building (AA), floor 4
University of Surrey