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Personal Statement


I am in the Numercial Analysis and Scientific Computing Research Group. My research interests include network science, stochastic computation and their application to data from human behaviour, future cities and social media

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Differential equations Engineering & Materials Science
Stochastic Equations Mathematics
Runge-Kutta Mathematics
Centrality Mathematics
Numerical methods Engineering & Materials Science
Differential equation Mathematics
Ordinary differential equations Engineering & Materials Science
Error Control Mathematics

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Projects 2004 2019

Research Output 1988 2019

Deep learning: an introduction for applied mathematicians

Higham, C. F. & Higham, D. J., 7 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : SIAM Review. 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stochastic Gradient
Approximation Theory
Image Classification
Stochastic Methods
Gradient Method

On constrained Langevin equations and (bio)chemical reaction networks

Anderson, D. F., Higham, D. J., Leite, S. C. & Williams, R. J., 3 Jan 2019, In : Multiscale Modeling and Simulation: A SIAM Interdisciplinary Journal . 17, 1, p. 1-30 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Chemical Reaction Networks
Langevin Equation
chemical reaction
Chemical reactions
chemical reactions


Error and stability analysis for B-spline finite element methods

Author: Wang, H., 1 Oct 2013

Supervisor: Higham, D. (Supervisor) & MacKenzie, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Leader-follower consensus under peer-pressure in complex networks

Author: Vargas Estrada, E., 1 Jan 2015

Supervisor: Higham, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Activities 2008 2017

ICMS workshop: Mathematics for Measurement

Alistair Forbes (Organiser), Desmond Higham (Organiser), Alison Ramage (Organiser)
30 Jan 20172 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

BIT 50th anniversary celebration conference

Desmond Higham (Invited speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


Commercial advantage through computational discovery of dynamic communicators in large digital networks

Desmond Higham (Participant), Ernesto Estrada (Participant), Peter Grindrod (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce