Dr Ioanna Manolopoulou

Position Lecturer
Phone (external) +44 20 7679 5944
Phone (internal) 45944
Email(*) i.manolopoulou
Personal webpage http://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucakima/
Themes Computational Statistics

* @ucl.ac.uk

Biographical Details

Dr Ioanna Manolopoulou

Ioanna Manolopoulou is a Lecturer at the Department of Statistical Science, UCL. She completed her PhD in Statistics in 2008 at the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge. From 2008 to 2012 she was employed as a Visiting Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Associate with Profs Mike West and Sayan Mukherjee, as well as a fellow of the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI).

Research Interests

Bayesian statistics, semi-parametric modelling, mixture modelling, state-space models, cell motility, diffusion models, phylogeography, point processes.

Selected publications

  • I. Manolopoulou, M.P. Matheu, M.D. Cahalan, M. West and T.B. Kepler (2012). Bayesian Spatio-Dynamic Modelling in Cell Motility Studies: Learning Nonlinear Taxic Fields Guiding the Immune Response. Journal of the American Statistical Association, with discussion.
  • I. Manolopoulou, T.B. Kepler and D.M. Merl (2012). Mixtures of Gaussian Wells: Theory, Computation and Application. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis.
  • I. Manolopoulou, C. Chan and M. West (2010). Selection Sampling from Large Datasets for Targeted Inference in Mixture Modeling", Bayesian Analysis, with discussion, 2010.