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Faculty of Mathematics


CMS Industrial Seminars

A series of weekly seminars from senior scientists on the use of mathematics in their companies.

These talks are open to all undergraduates, masters, PhD students and staff.

Lent Term 2017, Tuesdays 4pm, MR14:

31 January

Nicola Richmond (GSK)

Can lattice theory help find a cure for paralysis?

7 February

Audrunas Gruslys (Google DeepMind)

Decision-making and artificial general intelligence

using deep neural networks

14 February

Neil Roques (Tesco)*

How Tesco is using maths to serve Britain's shoppers better

21 February

Daniel Haimovich (Facebook)

Implicit surveys at Facebook

28 February

Evren Yarman (Schlumberger)

An industrial researcher’s learning experience

7 March

Artur Steiner & Patrick Steinmueller (D-Fine)

Below zero: Negative interest rates as a

challenge for the financial sector

14 March

Chris Longworth (Cantab)†

Modelling commodity prices using novel data sources

For more information, please contact:

Stephanie North, Knowledge Transfer Facilitator, Mathematics (

The term card for this term's industrial seminars is below.