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Professor Dave Woods

Professor Dave Woods

Professor of Statistics

Research interests

  • Design of experiments
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Statistical computing

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Professor Woods' research interests are in the statistical design and analysis of experiments. In 2019, he was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. From 2012-2017, he held a 5-year EPSRC Fellowship to conduct research into design of experiments for the complex nonparametric and mechanistic models required for modern scientific and industrial problems. He is currently a Turing Fellow.

Dave has been an investigator on research grants and contracts from a range of funding bodies and have extensive research links with industry and government, including GlaxoSmithKline and Dstl. He is an Associate Editor for Technometrics, the SIAM/ASA Journal of Uncertainty Quantification and Statistics and Computing, and a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College and was previously on the NSERC Mathematics and Statistics Evaluation Group.