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Previous Students

  • Details of current research students can be found here.
  • Prospective research students should feel free to contact me, noting supervisory details can be found here.
  • Former Ph.D. Students:
    • Divakar Kumar, Ph.D. Warwick 2014-2018 - "On a quasi-stationary approach to Bayesian computation, with application to tall data". Next position / Current position: Quantitative Researcher at NYC-based hedge fund.
    • Marcin Mider, Ph.D. Warwick 2015-2019 - "Simulation of Conditioned Diffusions". Next position: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany (supervised by J├╝rgen Jost).
  • Former Research Students:
    • Charly Andral, Summer Research Student 2019 - "Applications of cryptography in statistical settings". Next position: M.Sc candidate (Applied Mathematics / Statistics / Data Science), ENSAE ParisTech.
    • Adam Fairhurst, M.MORSE Warwick 2018-19 - "Towards a statistical approach for distributed data" . Next position: Credit Risk Analyst at Macquarie Group, London.
    • Tina Goldarreh, M.MORSE Warwick 2018-19 - "Path space rejection sampling adapted for perfect simulation of exotic path dependant options" . Next position: Derivatives Trader at Goldman Sachs, London.
    • Scott Hamilton, M.MathStat Warwick 2018-19 - "Tail estimation with applications in reinsurance" . Next position: Insurance Consultant at Willis Towers Watson, London.
    • James Hodgson, OxWaSP DTC 2018 - "Estimating small probabilities". Next position: Ph.D. candidate in Statistics at the University of Warwick (supervised by Adam Johansen / Murray Pollock).
    • Adam Howes M.Sc. Warwick 2018-19 - "Markov Melding". Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics at Imperial College London (supervised by Seth Flaxman).
    • Alwin Hughes, URSS Summer Research Student 2019 - Working on applications of cryptography in statistical settings. Next position: M.MathStat candidate, University of Warwick.
    • Yuxi Jiang, OxWaSP DTC 2019 - "7 Ways to Simulate a Coin". Next position: Ph.D. candidate in Statistics at the University of Warwick (supervised by Paul Jenkins / Murray Pollock).
    • Kaan Cem Ketenci, M.MathStat Warwick 2017-18 - "Comparing different approaches to political opinion polling". Next position: Ph.D candidate in Survey Methodology at the University of Michigan, USA.
    • Divakar Kumar, OxWaSP Warwick DTC 2015 - "An application of the exact simulation of diffusions to exploring Bayesian posterior distributions". Next position: Ph.D. candidate in Statistics at the University of Warwick (supervised by Murray Pollock / Gareth Roberts).
    • Shuhan Liu, M.Sc. Warwick 2018-19 - "Inference for point processes".
    • Rahul Mathur, M.MORSE Warwick 2018-19 - "Combining distributed statistical inferences under privacy constraints". Next position: Blockchain Consultant at Accenture, London.
    • Hector McKimm, OxWaSP DTC 2019 - "Teleportation MCMC". Next position: Ph.D. candidate in Statistics at the University of Warwick (supervised by Murray Pollock / Gareth Roberts).
    • Reece Mears, Data Science Warwick 2018-19 - "Simulation based approaches for cracking classical ciphers" . Next position: ATI / Warwick Summer Research Student 2019. *Warwick Data Science Prize for 2018-19*
    • Reece Mears, ATI Summer Research Student 2019 - "MCMC for cracking transposition and polyalphabetic ciphers". Next position: Data Scientist, Ocado Technology.
    • Marcin Mider, OxWaSP DTC 2016 - "Exact simulation of diffusions". Next position: Ph.D. candidate in Statistics at the University of Warwick (supervised by Paul Jenkins / Murray Pollock / Gareth Roberts).
    • Victor Rodionov, M.Sc. Warwick 2018-19 - "A comparative study of stochastic mortality modelling approaches with applications, using Russian data". Next position: Actuarial Consultant at EY, Edunburgh.
    • Lu Wang, M.Sc. Warwick 2018-19 - "Modelling and Reserving for the Unit-linked Life Insurance Contract"
  • Other research students I have worked closely with:

    • Andi Wang, D.Phil Oxford 2015-2019 (supervised by Gareth Roberts (Warwick) / David Steinsaltz (Oxford)) - "Quasi-stationary Monte Carlo Methods". Next position: Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Bristol (supervised by Christophe Andrieu).

  • If any of the students listed here would like their project dissertations made available then they should send a .pdf to m dot pollock at warwick dot ac dot uk along with confirmation that they would like it made publicly accessible.