Dr Alexandros Beskos

Dr Alexandros Beskos

Position

Turing Fellow

Partner Institution

UCL

Bio

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.

Research interests

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.