Department News, June 2019 - Part 2

28 June 2019

  1. The department achieved a Gold Award for sustaibility from GreenUCL. Many thanks to the Green Team, headed by Robb McDonald, for making this happen.
  2. The department is delighted to announce the following promotions, effective from 1st October 2019:
    Costante Bellettini: Associate Professor
    David Hewett:  Associate Professor - and was also awarded FHEA this week
    Felix Schulze: Professor
  3. The following students have passed their vivas:
    - Yupeng Jiang, with a thesis titled "
    Joint distribution of passage times of an Ornstein-Uhlenbeck diffusion and real-time computational methods for financial sensitivities", supervised by Andrea Macrina and Marc Henrard
    Congratulations Dr Jiang!
  4. Andrei Yafaev has been awarded a Leverhulme Trust grant entitled "Diophantine problems related to Shimura varieties".