Statistical Laboratory 



Members of the Statistical Laboratory

Director

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 Davide Pigoli
[Personal Home Page]

Functional Data Analysis, Non Parametric methods, Spatial Statistics
   
Dr Gourab Ray
Personal Home Page
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, Finace 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  
   
Henry Jackson  
   
Adam Jones  
   
Natalia Kudryashova  
   
Bernd Kuehlenschmidt  
   
Guolong Li  
   
Kornel Maczynski  
   
Sara Merino  
   
Ed Mottram  
   
Kolyan Ray  
   
Bati Sengul [Personal Home Page]  
   
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 Francesco Buscemi  
   
Dr Peter Key  
   
Dr Elena Medova
[Personal Home Page]
 
   
Dr Gaurav Raina
[Personal Home Page]
 
   
Prof. W. Werner, Université Paris-Sud  
   

Visitors

Dr R. Allez  
   
Prof L. Bernardinelli  
   
Prof C. Berzuini  
   


Visiting PhD Students

Administrative Staff

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

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