Department of Mathematics

Professor David van Dyk has accepted the appointment as Head of the Department of Mathematics with effect from 1 October 2017, for a period of 5 years.

Professor van Dyk joined the College in 2011 as a Chair in Statistics in the Department of Mathematics. He previously held a Chair in the Department of Statistics at the University of California.

Professor van Dyk’s research focuses on Astrostatistics and Bayesian Methods and Computation. He was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 2006, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2010 and was awarded a Wolfson Merit Award by the Royal Society in 2011.

John Neilson
College Secretary & Registrar

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