Dr Beskos obtained his BSc in Statistics at the Department of Statistics, Athens University in Economics and Business, in 2000. He received a PhD in Statistics from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Lancaster University, in 2005. He worked as a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Mathematics Institute and the Department of Statistics from 2005 to 2008. Dr Beskos was appointed as a Lecturer in Statistics at the Department of Statistical Science, UCL in 2008; he was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2013 and Reader in 2015.
His research interests span the areas of Computational Statistics, Bayesian Methods, Monte-Carlo Algorithms, Applied Mathematics, Inverse Problems, and Biostatistics. He has worked with a number of collaborators in projects involving applications in Finance, Econometrics, Physical Sciences, Genetics, Statistical Ecology and Energy.
Alexandros is a Turing Fellow through his supervision of Shouto Yonekura, a doctoral student at the Turing.