Dr Vincent Knight

Dr Vincent Knight

Senior Lecturer

School of Mathematics

Email:
knightva@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5548
Location:
M/1.30, 1st Floor, Mathematics Institute, Senghennydd Road, Cardiff, CF24 4AG
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My main research interests lie in the fields of Game Theory, Queueing Theory and Pedagogy. I am a keen member of the Python software community and help run the School's code club.

I am a fellow of the sustainable software institute and acting director of engagement for the School.

For more information on my research please see my personal website.

You can follow me on twitter: @drvinceknight and I blog about mathematicaly related things here.

Qualifications

  • BSc – Cardiff University (First Class Honors, 2005)
  • PhD Thesis – "Alternating Sign Matrices and Polytopes"  (2009)

Positions held

  • 2011-Present - LANCS Lecturer in Operational Research
  • 2009-2011 - LANCS post-doctoral research associate in Operational Research

Honours and awards

  • Rising Star Award, Cardiff University, 2014

Professional memberships

  • OR society General council
  • OR in schools task force
  • PyCon UK Organising committee

Previous academic positions

  • 2009-2011 - LANCS post-doctoral research associate in Operational Research

Speaking engagements

You can see a full list of my talks (with content) at this page.

I teach the following modules:

  • MA1003 Computing For Mathematics
  • MA1003 Computing For Mathematics (Continued)
  • MA3600 Operational Research II
  • MAT001 OR Methods
  • MAT008 SAS Programming

Current PhD students

  • Geraint Palmer

Research interests

My main research interests lie in the fields of:

  • Game  Theory
  • Queueing  Theory
  • Healthcare  Modelling

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Specialist areas

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