LivMS Event:

Entry: free to all students and to members of LivMS; others pay £4 at the door.

In this talk, Nira will demonstrate his unique contribution to this field through actual real-life mathematical modelling. Nira will take you on a tour of some of his greatest mathematical adventures, challenges and inspirations. From Hip Hop to AI Apocalypse, Nira will show you the Real-World Power of Mathematics.

About the speaker:

Dr Nira Chamberlain PhD HonDSc is the President Designate of the Institute of Mathematics and its Application (IMA) and is a Visiting Fellow of Loughborough University Mathematical Sciences Department.

Nira has two mathematical doctorates and is listed by the PowerList 2019 Top 100 Most Influential Black Person in the UK. Other awards include In 2018, Nira was the Winner of the Big Internet Math Off title – World’s Most Interesting Mathematician, which was an invited international mathematical communication tournament and voted for by the general public. Dr Nira Chamberlain is also in listed by the Science Council as ‘one of the UK’s top 100 Scientist’ and in 2015 joined the elite list of distinguish mathematicians who featured in the biographical reference book Who’s Who. As well as this Nira Chamberlain is one of the few British Mathematicians to feature in the Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society. The encyclopedia highlights two of Nira’s mathematical models and their impact on the field of naval engineering. This has included periods in France, the Netherlands, Germany and Israel. During his career Nira has been an invited to speak at several prestigious events such as the New Scientist’s Live, The Royal Society -Destination STEMM, Oxford University – Reddick Lecture, and at King College London – The Maxwell Lecture to name a few.


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