by Arefeh Kavand, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
My secondment in NAG took place completely online in November-December 2021 in collaboration with Jan Fiala and Shuanghua Bai. As an introduction, NAG provides industry-leading numerical software and technical services to banking and finance, energy, engineering, and market research, as well as academic and government institutions. NAG also offers Automatic Differentiation, Machine Learning, and Mathematical Optimization products, as well as world-class technical consultancy across HPC and Cloud HPC, code porting and optimization, and other areas of numerical computing. Founded more than 50 years ago from a multi-university venture, NAG is headquartered in Oxford, UK with offices in the UK, US, EU and Asia.