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Alan Turing Building-2.222
School of Mathematics 
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL

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Neil Walton received his undergraduate ('05), Masters ('06) and PhD ('10) in Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. His research is in applied probability and principally concerns the decentralized minimization of congestion in networks. He was a lecturer at University of Amsterdam where he held an NWO Veni Fellowship, He then moved to the University of Manchester where he is a Reader in Mathematics and is currently the Head of the Probability and Statistics group. Neil has conducted research visits at Microsoft Research Cambridge, the Basque Centre for Mathematics and the Automatic Control Laboratory ETH Zurich. Neil is a Fellow of the Alan Turing Institute. Here he is co-investigator on the project “Artificial Intelligence for Transport Planners”. He is an associate editor at the journals Operations Research and Operations Research Letters. He has won best papers awards at the ACM Sigmetrics conference and he was awarded the 2018 Erlang Prize by the Informs Applied Probability Society.