Background

Awards and Prizes

  • 2017 Funding for Meeting on Probabilistic Numerics. (10,000 USD from SAMSI, 3,000 GBP from Turing)

  • 2017 Funding for Workshop on Data Sciences for Climate and Environment (6,000 USD from SAMSI, 3,000 GBP from Turing)

  • 2017 Biennial Research Prize of the Royal Statistical Society. [RSS] [ACEMS]

  • 2016 Best Student Paper, ASA Section on Bayesian Statistical Science, JSM 2016. [JSM]

  • 2015 VicBiostat Visiting Fellowship. (2,000 AUD)

  • 2015 ARC Research Fellowship, University of Technology Sydney.

  • 2014 Best Paper, European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB) 2014. [ECCB] (750 EU)

  • 2013 CRiSM Research Fellowship, University of Warwick.

  • 2012 Best Presentation, Amsterdam Oncology Graduate School Annual Retreat. (250 EU)

  • 2009 Fröhlich Prize for Mathematics, Robinson College Cambridge.

Editorial

Working Groups

    PhD Theses Examined

    • Nathan Owen, University of Exeter - A comparison of polynomial chaos and Gaussian process emulation for uncertainty quanti cation in computer experiments. Passed (minor corrections).

    Program Committee Member

    • NIPS 2016, 2017 [Web]

    • AISTATS 2016, 2017, 2018 [Web]

    • IJCAI 2015 (Machine Learning Track) [Web]

    Paper Reviewing Service (total number of papers reviewed = 68, as of March 2017)

    • Bayesian Anal.

    • Bioinformatics

    • Biometrika

    • BMC Syst. Biol.

    • Int. J. Intell. Syst.

    • J. Comp. Graph. Stat.

    • J. R. Soc. Interface

    • J. R. Statist. Soc. C

    • Mach. Learn.

    • Math. Biosci.

    • Stat. Appl. Genet. Mo. B.

    • Stat. Comput.

    • Stat. Method App.

    Grant Reviewing Service

    • Horizon 2020

    Organised Conferences & Workshops

    • Meeting of the SAMSI Probabilistic Numerics Working Group. April 2018, Alan Turing Institute, UK.

    • Data Sciences for Climate and Environment, March 2018, Alan Turing Institute, UK.

    • Grand Challenges in Data-Centric Engineering. September 2017, RSS Annual Conference @ Strathclyde, UK. [Web]

    • Probabilistic Numerics. August 2016, MCQMC @ Stanford, California, USA. [Web]

    • Algorithms for Intractable Problems. January 2016, MCMSki @ Lenzerheide, Switzerland. [Web]

    • Probabilistic Integration: Integrating Inference With Integration. January 2016, MCMSki @ Lenzerheide, Switzerland. [Web]

    • Probabilistic Numerics for Differential Equations. April 2015, Warwick, UK. [Web]

    • Statistical Systems Biology. December 2014, Warwick, UK. [Web]

    • Inference and Control for Complex Dynamical Systems. November 2012, Warwick, UK. [Web]

    Media and Engagement

    • 2017 Programme on Data-Centric Engineering at the Alan Turing Institute. [Web]

    • 2017 Biennial Research Prize of the Royal Statistical Society. [RSS] [ACEMS]

    • 2017 Gave evidence to the NSW State Parliament on housing regulation. More frivolously, I featured in a lobbying advert. [Video]