Professor Sam Howison

Interim Head of the Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

Member of the Oxford Martin Management Committee

Sam Howison is an Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics with the title of Professor. He has in the past he has served as Director of OCIAM and of the Nomura Centre for Mathematical Finance, and as head of Department for the Mathematical Institute (2011-15). He is currently a member of Council of the LMS.

His research interests in physical applied mathematics include applications of differential equations. free and moving boundary problems in heat and mass transfer, and fluid dynamics. In mathematical finance, he works on derivatives pricing, asymptotic methods, models in energy markets and models for optimal production of exhaustible resources. A recent interest is models using networks, and community detection in networks.