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Prof Alexandros Beskos
1-19 Torrington Place
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  • Professor of Statistics
  • Dept of Statistical Science
  • Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
Obtained PhD in 2006 from University of Lancaster, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Worked as Post-Doctoral Researcher during 2005-08 at University of Warwick, Mathematics Institute and Department of Statistics.
Appointed as a Lecturer in Statistics at UCL, Department of Statistical Science, in 2008; promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2013. 
Research Groups
Research Summary
Bayesian Statistics; Computational Statistics; Financial Statistics; Econometrics; Markov Chain Monte-Carlo; Filtering; Inverse Problems; Data Assimilation; Stochastic Volatility; Copulas; Hidden Markov Models; Biostatistics; Epigenetics; Gaussian Graphical Models.
Teaching Summary
Have taught an average of 1 course per term in all academic since 2008.

Taught courses include all years of studies (1st, 2nd, 3rd) and the MSc in Statistics and MSc in Data Science programs.

01-OCT-2022 Professor in Statistics Statistical Science UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2015 – 30-SEP-2022 Reader in Statistics Statistical Science UCL, United Kingdom
01-AUG-2013 – 30-SEP-2015 Senior Lecturer in Statistics Department of Statistical Science UCL, United Kingdom
01-SEP-2008 – 31-JUL-2013 Lecturer in Statistics Department of Statistical Science UCL, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2005 – 31-AUG-2008 Post-Doctoral Researcher in Statistics Mathematics Institute + Department of Statistics University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2011   Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education University College London
2006   Doctor of Philosophy University of Lancaster
2000   Bachelor of Science Athens University of Economics and Business
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