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My research is on the interface between the theory and application of Statistics. I have a particular interest in the analysis of data that takes the form of curves or shapes. I want my research to be useful so I have worked on a wide range of statistical applications ranging over astronomy, athletics, cleft lip and palate, concrete, cosmetics, flooding, fungicides, fuel filters, marketing of cars, depression and anxiety, obesity and schizophrenia. I have also served as a consultant to industry on statistical issues.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Smoothing in Adaptive Estimation, University of California

Award Date: 1 Jan 1987


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