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World-Renowned Young Mathematician to Teach at EMU

World-Renowned Young Mathematician to Teach at EMU
Published Date: Friday, 21 September 2018

World-renowned young mathematician Dr. Arran Fernandez has begun duty at Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Mathematics as a guest academician. Despite being at the age of 23, Dr. Fernandez has accomplished various successes and now will teach at EMU, Department of Mathematics and Faculty of Engineering. Dr. Fernandez had the highest score at the GCSE mathematics exam in 2003 and became the youngest person ever to complete the exam with the highest score. Dr. Fernandez, while being at the age of 15, has begun his education at Cambridge University Difficult High Mathematics education in 2010.

Completed PhD in Cambridge at the Age of 23

Dr. Fernandez became the youngest student that had been accepted to an undergraduate program by Cambridge University since 1773. The prior youngest undergraduate student that was accepted to the program was the former Prime Minister of England, William Pitt, who also is renowned as the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England. William Pitt served in the office between 1783-1801 and 1804-1805. Dr. Fernandez graduated from Cambridge University, Mathematics Undergraduate Program in January, 2013 with a High Honor Degree and was awarded “Senior Wrangler” title that is given to the best mathematicians in England and which is considered as “the highest level of intellectual success”. Dr. Fernandez completed his doctoral degree in Cambridge University in the field of Mathematics in 2018, at the age of 23.