Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Mathematics

Senior Lecturer in Statistical Machine Learning







522Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





I am a senior lecturer in the statistics section of the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. I help lead the Machine Learning Initiative at Imperial. My research is on scalable methods and flexible models for spatiotemporal statistics and Bayesian machine learning, applied to public policy and social science. I've worked on application areas that include public health, crime, voting patterns, filter bubbles / echo chambers in media, the regulation of machine learning algorithms, and emotion.

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Davis SPX, Kumar S, Alexandrov Y, et al., 2019, Convolutional neural networks for reconstruction of undersampled optical projection tomography data applied to in vivo imaging of zebrafish., Journal of Biophotonics, Vol:12, ISSN:1864-063X

Runge J, Nowack P, Kretschmer M, et al., 2019, Detecting and quantifying causal associations in large nonlinear time series datasets, Science Advances, Vol:5, ISSN:2375-2548, Pages:1-15

Cheng C-Y, Wang N, Wong TY, et al., 2019, Prevalence and causes of vision loss in East Asia in 2015: magnitude, temporal trends and projections., Br J Ophthalmol

Flaxman S, Chirico M, Pereira P, et al., Scalable high-resolution forecasting of sparse spatiotemporal events with kernel methods: a winning solution to the NIJ "Real-Time Crime Forecasting Challenge", Annals of Applied Statistics, ISSN:1932-6157

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