Success Stories

I think what I consider my most rewarding experience as a mathematician is the possibility of applying mathematics to improve people’s lives.
My route into mathematics is unusual. I left school at 16 to take an Engineering Apprenticeship.
My Mathematics Success Story is:
• Winning the Jack Petchey award for research into the Riemann Hypothesis.
I have always loved mathematics and for me numbers were easier to work with than words.
In 1981 I started a degree in mathematics at Leicester Polytechnic.
I fell in love with mathematics when I was eight years old.
After a period of illness, I am recovered and studying happily with the Open University. I love maths and won’t stop exploring it.
Originally from south-west of China, my favourite activities were swimming in the Aha Lake and wandering miles and miles in the mountainous country
My name is Eslene Makoundou and I’m a first year PhD student at the University of Portsmouth. I graduated there after 3 years of studying maths.
I was born and brought up in Lahore, Pakistan. I was greatly inspired by my home supervisor (Prof. Dr.
On the 8th February 2017 I was awarded the Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) recognition.
According to Dr Erica Walker in Black Mathematicians and the Pursuit of Excellence, it is estimated that there are approximately 300 African-Americ
I have loved mathematics as long as I can remember.
Since I was 11, I remember having been interested in mathematics, especially math puzzles.