Nicholas Bingham

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Nick Bingham
Born (1945-03-19)19 March 1945
York, England
Nationality British
Fields Probability, Analysis
Institutions London School of Economics
Imperial College London
Alma mater Oxford
Doctoral advisor D.G. Kendall

Nicholas Hugh Bingham (born 19 March 1945 in York) is a British mathematician working in the field of probability theory, stochastic analysis and analysis more generally.

Personal life[edit]

Bingham is married to Cecilie (m. 1980). They have 3 children: James (1982), Ruth (1985), and Tom (1993).[1]

He is a competitive runner, with a best marathon time of 2:46:52 in the 1991 Abingdon Marathon, aged 46. [2] He is a member of Barnet and District AC.

Education and career[edit]

Bingham is currently a Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College London, and is a Visiting Professor at both the London School of Economics and the University of Liverpool.[3][4] >[5]

After undergraduate studies in mathematics at Trinity College at the University of Oxford where he achieved a first class honours degree, he was a research student at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, where he obtained his PhD in 1969 under the supervision of David George Kendall. In 1996 he also obtained a ScD from the University of Cambridge.[6]

He serves as Associate Editor of Expositiones Mathematicae and Obituaries Editor of the London Mathematical Society.

With C.M. Goldie and J.L. Teugels, Bingham wrote the book Regular Variation;[7] with Rüdiger Kiesel Risk-neutral Valuation: Pricing and Hedging of Financial Derivatives;[8] with J. M. Fry Regression.[9]


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  3. ^ "Imperial College". Imperial College London. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "London School of Economics". London School of Economics. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  5. ^ "University of Liverpool". University of Liverpool. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  6. ^ "math genealogy". Mathematics Genealogy Project. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Regular Variation". Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Risk Neutral Valuation". Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Regular Variation". Imperial College London. Retrieved November 14, 2011.