Nira Chamberlain is a Black British mathematician and currently works as a Principal Consultant at SNC-Lavalin. Chamberlain gained a BSc in Mathematics at Coventry Polytechnic in 1991 before graduating from Loughborough University with an MSc in Industrial Mathematical Modelling in 1993. Then in 2014, he completed a PhD at Portsmouth University.
Some of Chamberlain’s accolades include:
- Creating a mathematical cost capability trade-off for HMS Queen Elizabeth
- A citation in the Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society
- Becoming the first Black mathematician to feature on Who’s Who list of living British mathematicians
- Winning the title of “World’s Most Interesting Mathematician” from the Big Internet Math Off in 2018
- Receiving an OBE in the 2022 New Year Honours for services to mathematical sciences.