Idris Eckley joined the Statistics Group at Lancaster University in August 2007. Prior to starting at Lancaster University, he worked as an internal Statistical Consulant at Shell Global Solutions.
Idris is currently Deputy Director of the STOR-i Doctoral Training Centre.
Idris' primary research interests lie in the development of multiscale methods for the analysis of non-stationary time series and images. Other areas of interest include
- changepoint analysis, including the development of changepoint search algorithms.
- the development of novel classification methods such as boosting methods and other multiple classifier systems;
- the application of statistics within Business and Industry.
For further details of current and past projects please visit here.
During his PhD, Idris collaborated with scientists at Unilever Research to develop a multiscale statistical framework for the analysis of textured images.
This theme of yielding insight via novel methodological developments continued whilst at Shell where Idris was a member of Shell Research's Statistics group. During this period he worked with various parts of the Shell group including Refining, Exploration and Production, Trading and Bitumen.