Research Group

Current Members


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Owen Li (started October 2021)

Owen is working on his PhD developing models for fusing multi-frequency data sources. Owen is based within STOR-i and is funded by EPSRC and Howz.




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Jonathan Thomann (started October 2021)

Jonathan is working on his PhD developing models for detecting coastal changes. His work is funded by the EPSRC in collaboration with Marlan Maritime Technologies Ltd.




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Israel Martinez Hernandez (started June 2021)

Israel is a PDRA within the group working on the EPSRC funded "Healthcare Technologies for 2050" project (QUEST) with colleagues at the University of Glasgow.




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Novri Suhermi (started May 2019)

Novri is working on his PhD developing models for characterising the influence of stakeholders on building energy consumption. His work is funded by an ESRC i-CASE studentship in collaboration with DESCO Analytics. I joined his supervisory team in Jan 2021 alongside Dr Juhyun Park.




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Mengyi Gong (started June 2020)

Mengyi is a PDRA within the group working on the NERC/NSF funded "Signals in the Soil" project with colleagues in Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC), the University of Manchester and University of Colorado.




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Nikolaos Karapas (started October 2019)

Nikolaos is working on his PhD developing models for multivariate count time series. His work is funded by the ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership in collaboration with the Office for National Statistics.




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David Sudell (started October 2019)

David is working on his PhD developing models for sensor-based decision problems. His work is funded by an EPSRC CASE studentship with In Touch Limited.




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Qingying Shu (started April 2019)

Qingying is a PDRA within the group working on the UKRI funded Data Science for the Natural Environment (DSNE) project with David Leslie as PI.




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Mike Holloway (started January 2019)

Mike is a PDRA within the group working on the UKRI funded Data Science for the Natural Environment (DSNE) project with David Leslie as PI.




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Jessica Gillam (started October 2018)

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Jess is working on her PhD developing models for detecting change in human behaviour through static sensors. Jess is based within STOR-i and is funded by Howz through the Smith Institute.



Past Members


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Tom Grundy (October 2018 - October 2021)

Tom completed his PhD in the group and was funded through the STOR-i doctoral training centre and Royal Mail. His thesis was entitled "On Aspects of Changepoint Analysis Motivated by Industrial Applications" Upon graduation Tom went to work for AO. https://www.linkedin.com/in/grundy95/




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Anastasia Ushakova (January 2020 - August 2021)

Anastasia was a PDRA within the group. Her first project was working on circular changepoint detection for Environmental time series. Then Anastasia worked with Amplify on the LASER projet looking at educational attainment via the Amplify reading app. Following the project Anastasia started a lectureship at Lancaster University. https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-anastasia-ushakova-1bb1113a/




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Aaron Lowther (January 2020-April 2021)

Aaron was a PDRA within the group working on the UKRI funded Digital Environment project with colleagues in SCC and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. Following the project Aaron went to work for Highways England. https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-lowther-210261aa/




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David Elliott (October 2016 - December 2020)

David completed his PhD in the group and was funded by the ESRC North West Doctoral Training Centre with support from the NHS. His thesis was entitled "Automatic Generalised Seizure Detection in Clinical Electroencephalography Records". Upon graduation David started a teaching position in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh. https://www.linkedin.com/in/delliott93/




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Euan McGonigle (October 2017 - September 2020)

Euan completed his PhD in the group and was funded through EPSRC i-CASE with the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG). His thesis was entitled "Wavelet Methods for Locally Stationary Time Series". Upon graduation Euan started a PDRA position with Haeran Cho at Bristol University, UK. https://www.linkedin.com/in/euan-mcgonigle/




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Sean Ryan (October 2017 - August 2020)

Sean completed his PhD in the group and was funded through the STOR-i doctoral training centre and Tesco. His thesis was entitled "Detecting Changepoints in Multivariate Data". Upon graduation Sean started a PDRA position with David Matteson at Cornell University, USA. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sean-ryan-b3077b178/




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Mirjam Kirchner (May 2020 - August 2020)

Mirjam worked on a short internship analyzing data for the NHS. Following her internship Mirjam went to work for an insurance software developer. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mirjam-kirchner-5b9a0a106/




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Ben Norwood (October 2015 - December 2019)

Ben completed his PhD in the group and was funded through the ESRC North West Doctoral Training Centre and the Office for National Statistics. His thesis was entitled "Detecting patterns in Time Series Data with applications in Official Statistics". Upon graduation Ben went to work for In Touch Ltd. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-norwood-456456194/




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Simon Taylor (October 2017 - July 2019)

Simon was a PDRA in the group working on developing changepoint methods funded by our industrial partner Howz and the Lancaster University Impact Acceleration Account. Following the project Simon started a teaching position in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh.




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Andrew Connell (May 2018 - August 2018 and May 2019 - August 2019)

Andrew completed two summer internship in the group funded by the Google Summer of Code program. In the first, Andrew developed and implemented online changepoint methods in an R package. In the second, Andrew implemented methods for detecting changes in second order structures into an R package. https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewmconnell/




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Jamie-Leigh Chapman (October 2014 - March 2019, 4 month internship with Tesco)

Jamie-Leigh completed her PhD in the group and was funded through the STOR-i centre for doctoral training and partially funded by the Office for National Statistics and Big Insights, University of Oslo. Her thesis was entitled "Novel Methods for the Detection and Prediction of Changepoints". Upon graduation Jamie-Leigh went to work for Howz. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamieleighchapman/




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David Ireland (June 2017 - August 2017)

David completed a summer internship in the group funded by the London Mathematical Society. David extended previous work of the group to Oceanographic data. https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-ireland-3632119a/




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Alix Hutt (June 2017 - September 2017)

Alix completed a summer internship in the group funded by an Impact grant. Alix ported the changepoint R package to Python. https://www.linkedin.com/in/alix-campbell-hutt-310b89193/




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Ann Kretzschmar (October 2016 - June 2017)

Ann was a PDRA in the group funded by a feasibility project from the EPSRC Maths Foresees network. Ann adapted some work from the group to forecast nonstationary river levels. Following the project Ann worked as a PDRA in the Lancaster Environment Centre. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ann-kretzschmar-05259042/




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Ben Pickering (October 2012 - February 2016)

Ben completed his PhD in the group and was funded through the STOR-i centre for doctoral training and Shell Research. He thesis was entitled "Changepoint Detection for Acoustic Sensing Signals". Upon graduation Ben went to work for Dunhumby. https://www.linkedin.com/in/benjamin-pickering/