Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Lecturer in Statistics



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545Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I am a Lecturer in the Statistics Section of the Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London. I also hold an EPSRC research fellowship until January 2020.

For information about my research please see

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Avella M, Battey HS, Fan J, et al., 2018, Robust estimation of high-dimensional covariance and precision matrices, Biometrika, ISSN:0006-3444

Cox DR, Battey HS, 2017, Large numbers of explanatory variables, a semi-descriptive analysis, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:114, ISSN:0027-8424, Pages:8592-8595

Battey HS, Zhu Z, Fan J, et al., 2018, Distributed testing and estimation with statistical guarantees, Annals of Statistics, ISSN:0090-5364

Battey H, 2017, Eigen structure of a new class of covariance and inverse covariance matrices, Bernoulli, Vol:23, ISSN:1350-7265, Pages:3166-3177

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