Professor Serge Guillas

Serge Guillas


Data-Centric Engineering Group Leader, and Turing Fellow

Partner Institution



Serge Guillas obtained his PhD (Paris 6 Pierre-et-Marie-Curie, France) in 2001. Then he was Postdoctoral Research Associate (University of Chicago, USA) 2002-2004, Assistant Professor (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) 2004-2008, lecturer (UCL) 2007-2009, Reader (UCL) 2009-2016, Professor since 2016. He has recently led a NERC-AHRC-ESRC GCRF project about tsunami risk for the Western coast of India. He also collaborates with the (re)-insurance industry and scientific experts on satellite data to improve modelling and early warnings.

Research interests

Prof. Serge Guillas is leading the DCE project at the Turing called "Uncertainty Quantification of complex computer models. Applications to tsunami and climate". Co-investigators are Suhaib Fahmy (Warwick), Michael Giles (Oxford), Gihan R. Mudalige (Warwick), Daniel Williamson (Exeter).