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Our PhD graduates

We are proud of our many wonderful PhD graduates who are working in many places within academia and beyond. Here are the most recent ones.

  • Shaoxiong Hu (graduated 2019)

Thesis: Algebraic techniques for statistical model selection
Supervisor: Hugo Maruri-Aguilar
Currently: AI Researcher at Alibaba, DRC

  • Ayon Mukherjee (graduated 2019)

Thesis: Covariate-adjusted response-adaptive designs for clinical trials
Supervisor: Steve Coad
Currently: Principal Biostatistician at Clinipace, Germany

  • Bairu Zhang (graduated 2018)

Thesis: Functional Data Analysis in Orthogonal Designs with Applications to Gait Patterns
Supervisor: Heiko Grossmann and Dylan Morrisey
Currently: Senior Statistician at AstraZeneca

  • Peter Curtis (graduated 2017)

Thesis: Smooth supersaturated models for computer experiments
Supervisor: Hugo Maruri-Aguilar

  • Wenyu Liu (graduated 2017)

Thesis: Group-sequential response-adaptive designs for comparing several treatments
Supervisor: Steve Coad
Currently: Senior Biostatistician at University of Birmingham

  • Kabir Soeny (graduated 2017)

Thesis: Pharmacometrically driven optimisation of dose regimens in clinical trials
Supervisor: Barbara Bogacka and Byron Jones
Currently: Senior Manager at Bain & Company

  • Rebecca Lodwick (graduated 2016)

Thesis: Crossover designs: issues in construction, use, and communication
Supervisor: Rosemary Bailey
Currently: Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Portsmouth

  • Muhammad Iftakhar Alam (graduated 2016)

Thesis: Optimal adaptive designs for dose finding in early phase clinical trials
Supervisor: Steve Coad and Barbara Bogacka
Currently: Associate Professor at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Lutfor Rahman (graduated 2014)

Thesis: Bayesian Analysis of Multi-Stratum Designs and Probability-based Optimal Designs with Separation
Supervisor: Steven Gilmour and Lawrence Pettit
Currently: Professor, Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Mitra Noosha (graduated 2014)

Thesis: Mixtures of Conjugate Priors for Measuring Discordancy and Making Robust Inferences
Supervisor: Lawrence Pettit
Currently: Senior Data Scientist at PayPal

  • Oleg Volkov (graduated 2014)

Thesis: Optimal relaxed designs of experiments, with pharmaceutical applications.
Supervisor: Barbara Bogacka
Currently: Director at XITIFIC Ltd.

  • Wai Yin Yeung (graduated 2013)

Thesis: Inference following biased coin designs in clinical trials
Supervisor: Steve Coad
Currently: Senior Statistical Scientist at Roche

  • Saiful Islam (graduated 2011)

Thesis: Loss functions, utility functions and Bayesian sample size determination
Supervisor: Lawrence Pettit
Currently: Lecturer (Teaching) in Medical Statistics at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology

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