Iain S. Duff

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Iain S. Duff
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Iain Duff in 1988
Photo courtesy of MFO
Born Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality British
Fields Mathematics
Computer science
Institutions Harwell Laboratory
Alma mater University of Oxford
Doctoral advisor Leslie Fox
Reginald Prabhakar Tewarson

Iain S. Duff is a British mathematician and computer scientist, known for his work in numerical methods and software for solving problem with sparse matrices, in particular the Harwell Subroutine Library. From 1986–2009, he was the Group Leader of Numerical Analysis at Harwell Laboratory, which has moved in 1990 to the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. He is also the Project Leader for the Parallel Algorithms Group at CERFACS in Toulouse.

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