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Recognition and awards

The esteem in which our staff are held is exemplified by the prestigious awards and prizes with which they have been honoured.

Our staff have been the recipients of a number of prizes and awards:

Roger Behrend, has been awarded, with co-authors Ilse Fischer and Matjaz˘ Konvalinka, the 2019 American Mathematical Society Robbins Prize for the paper Diagonally and antidiagonally symmetric alternating sign matrices of odd order (Advances in Mathematics 315, 324-365 (2017));

Paul Harper became, in 2019, the youngest ever recipient of the Companion of Operational Research Award, for sustained support for the development of OR and outstanding service to The OR Society and the wider OR community.

Owen Jones and Kirstin Strokorb, with co-author Marie Ekström (Cardiff Earth Sciences), won the 2018 Royal Statistical Society Mardia Workshop Prize to support their interdisciplinary work on extreme weather.

Junyong Zhang was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship with a 100% score and ranked top of all the mathematics applicants in 2018.

Anatoly Zhigljavsky won the 2019 Constantin Carathéodory Prize for his lifetime contributions to global optimisation.