Statistical Laboratory 

Members of the Statistical Laboratory


Professor James Norris
[Personal Home Page]
Stochastic Analysis, Coagulation, Malliavin Calculus, Heat Kernels, Homogenization

Academic Staff (University Professors, Readers and Lecturers)

Professor John Aston
[Personal Home Page]

Statistics: in particular Functional/Object Data Analysis, Time Series Analysis, Statistical Neuroimaging, Statistical Linguistics, Seasonal Adjustment and other Applied Statistics

Dr Nathanael Berestycki
[Personal Home Page]

Probability Theory: Coalescence and Fragmentation, Random Walks, Brownian Motion, Stochastic Models in Population Genetics, in Statistical Physics, and in Combinatorics
Dr Felix Fischer
[Personal Home Page]
Game Theory, Social Choice Theory, and Mechanism Design, including their Computational Aspects and Application to Computational Systems
Professor Geoffrey Grimmett
[Personal Home Page]
Probability Theory, Combinatorial Theory, Stochastic Models in Statistical Physics, Probabilistic Number Theory
Professor Frank Kelly, FRS
[Personal Home Page]
Random Processes, Networks and Optimization, especially Applications to the Design and Control of Networks and the understanding of Congestion Phenomena
Dr Richard Nickl
[Personal Home Page]
Mathematical Statistics: in particular Nonparametric Statistical Inference and Empirical Process Theory
Dr Susan Pitts Nonparametric Estimation and Approximations in Stochastic Models; Queueing Theory; Insurance Mathematics
Professor Chris Rogers
[Personal Home Page]
Financial Mathematics, Probability Theory, Stochastic Analysis, Statistics, Mathematical Economics
Dr Rajeh Shah
[Personal Home Page]
High-Dimensional Statistics and Large-Scale Data Analysis
Professor Richard Samworth
[Personal Home Page]
Statistics: especially Nonparametric and High-Dimensional Problems.
Professor David Spiegelhalter, FRS
[Personal Home Page]
Public understanding of uncertainty and risk, Bayesian Methods, Biostatistics, Performance Assessment
Dr Mike Tehranchi
[Personal Home Page]
Financial Mathematics, Stochastic Analysis

Professor Richard Weber
[Personal Home Page]

Mathematics for Operational Research and Systems; models in Telecommunications and Operations Management; Control of Queues, Stochastic Networks, on-line Bin-Packing, Ergodicity of Markov Processes, Optimal Search, Stochastic Scheduling, Dynamic Resource Allocation, Financial Mathematics.

Affiliated Lecturers

Professor Sheila Bird (based at MRC Biostatistics Unit
Dr Nilanjana Datta
[Personal Home Page]
Quantum Information Theory: Additivity, Data Compression and Transmission for Sources and Channels with Memory, Entanglement Manipulation and the Quantum Information Spectrum
Professor Vern Farewell (based at MRC Biostatistics Unit)
Dr Brian Tom
[MRC Home Page]
(based at MRC Biostatistics Unit)
Dr Sumeetpal Singh
(Dept. Engineering)
Dr Peter Treasure  
Dr Milan Vojnovic (Microsoft Research)
Algorithms, Applied Probability, Computer Science, Game Theory, Networks and Optimization

Emeritus Academic Staff

Dr Pat Altham
[Personal Home Page]
Analysis of Discrete Data, Multivariate Analysis, Generalized Linear Modelling, R, Graphical Methods, Statistical Consulting

Professor Philip Dawid
[Personal Home Page]

Foundations of Probability and Statistics; Evidential Reasoning; Causal Inference; Graphical Models; Forecasting Systems; DNA Profiling

Professor Michael Dempster
[Personal Home Page]

Mathematical and Computational Finance and Economics, Optimization and Nonlinear Analysis, Stochastic Systems, Algorithm Analysis and Applications Software

Dr Doug Kennedy
[Personal Home Page]

Limit Theorems in Applied Probability, Sequential Decision Processes, Optimal Stopping, Financial Modelling
Professor Yuri Suhov
[Personal Home Page]
Statistical Mechanics, Communication Theory, Queueing Systems, Networks including Neural Networks.
Professor Peter Whittle Sequential Optimisation Problems, Stochastic Processes, Neural Networks

Research Staff (Research Associates, Research Fellows, and other attached academic staff)

Dr Adam Bull
[Personal Home Page]

Nonparametric Statistics; Active Sensing; Optimisation and Bandit Problems; Applications in Finance
Dr Alexandra Carpentier
[Personal Home Page]
Composite Non-Parametric Testing Problems, Adaptive Inference in Non-Parametric/High Dimensional Models, Bandit Theory, Brain Computer Interface.

Dr Rui Carvalho
[Personal Home Page]

Optimization and Control of Complex Networks. Energy Networks

Dr Yining Chen
[Personal Home Page]

Shape-Constrained Estimation, Time Series Analysis and Statistical Computing
Dr Laure Dumaz  

Dr Arlene Kim
[Personal Home Page]

Minimax Lower Bounds, Shape-Constrained Estimation, and Extreme Value Theory
Dr Demeter Kiss Probabilistic Models in Statistical Physics such as Percolation, Random Cluster Model, Interacting Particle Systems, Randomized Algorithms

Dr Benoit Laslier
[Personal Home Page]


Dr Danning Li
[Personal Home Page]

Random Matrix Theory, High-Dimensional Hypothesis Test and Shape Constrained Estimation
Dr Ah Yeon Park

Functional Data Analysis, Functional Regression, Semiparametric Regression, Ozone Trend Analysis, Brain Image Analysis

Dr Davide Pigoli
[Personal Home Page]

Functional Data Analysis, Non Parametric Methods, Spatial Statistics
Dr Gourab Ray

Probability Theory: in particular Random Planar Maps, Random Graphs, Random Walks and Percolation
Dr Jakob Söhl
[Personal Home Page]
Nonparametric Statistics, Empirical Processes, Statistical Inverse Problems, Applications in Finance
Dr Alan Sola
[Personal Home Page]
Complex Analysis and Probability Theory, Planar Stochastic Growth Models

Dr Perla Sousi
[Personal Home Page]

Random Walks, Brownian Motion, mixing times of Markov chains, Poisson Brownian Motions, Rearrangement Inequalities
Dr Shahin Tavakoli

Functional Data Analysis, High-Dimensional Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis, Multiple Testing, Shrinkage Estimation, Applications to Biophysics, Finance and Imaging

Dr Jenny Wadsworth Extreme Value Theory; Dependence Modelling; Applications in Environmental Problems
Dr Yi Yu
[Personal Home Page]
High Dimensional Variable Selection and Network Studies

Research Students

Tom Berrett


Tim Cannings
[Personal Home Page]

Si Cheng  
Ben Derrett  
SeokYoung Hong  

Felix Leditzky
[Personal Home Page]

Preeyan Parmar  
Homesh Sayal  
Tengyao Wang
[Personal Home Page]

Research Students in Cambridge Centre for Analysis supervised by members of the Statistical Laboratory

Alberto Coca Cabrero  
Eoin Devane  
Karen Habermann  
Henry Jackson  
Adam Jones  
Natalia Kudryashova  
Bernd Kuehlenschmidt  
Guolong Li  
Kornel Maczynski  
Sara Merino  
Ed Mottram  
Kolyan Ray  
Vittoria Silvestri  

Research Students based at MRC-BSU

Daniel Ahfock  
Maxine Bennett  
Francesco Brizzi  
Evelina Gabasova  
Lisa Law  
Finbarr Leacy  
Emma McCallum  
Olympia Papachrisofi  
Matthew Pearce  
Kirsty Rhodes  
David Robertson  
Claire Simons  
Alexandra Turner  
Petras Verbyla  
Fan Wang  
Lan Wen  
Sean Yiu  

Visiting Fellows



Dr R. Allez  

Visiting PhD Students


Administrative Staff

Julia Blackwell
Secretary to Head of Department and Director of the Statistical Laboratory
Dr Eva Myers
[Personal Home Page]
Computer Officer
John Shimmon Assistant Secretary

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