Sofia Olhede – Short Biography:
is a professor of Statistics at University College London since October of
2007. Sofia Olhede is director of UCL’s Centre for Data Science, an honorary
professor of Computer Science and a senior research associate of Mathematics at
University College London. She joined UCL in 2007, before which she was a
senior lecturer of statistics (associate professor) at Imperial College London
(2006-2007), a lecturer of statistics (assistant professor) (2002-2006), where
she also completed her PhD in 2003 and MSci in 2000.
She has held three research fellowships while at UCL: UK Engineering and
Physical Sciences Springboard fellowship as well as a five-year Leadership
fellowship, and now holds a European Research Council Consolidator fellowship.
Sofia has contributed to the study of stochastic processes; time series, random
fields and networks. She is on the ICMS Programme Committee since September
2008, a member of the London Mathematical Society Research Meetings Committee, a
member of the London Mathematical Society Research Policy Committee and an
associate Editor for Transactions in Mathematics and its Applications. Sofia
was also a member of the Royal Society and British Academy Data Governance
Working Group, and the Royal Society working group on machine learning.