Professor Serge Guillas

Position Professor of Statistics
Phone (external) +44(0)20 7679 1867
Phone (internal) 4186
Email s "dot" guillas "at"
Personal webpage
Themes Computational Statistics, Multivariate and High Dimensional Data, Stochastic Modelling and Time Series

Biographical Details

Dr Serge Guillas

PhD (Paris 6, France) 2001, Research Associate (University of Chicago, USA) 2002-2004, Assistant Professor (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA) 2004-2008, lecturer (UCL) 2007-2009, Reader (UCL) 2009-2016, Professor (UCL) 2016-

More details on my IRIS Webpage.

Research Interests

Functional data, time series, environmental statistics, calibration and emulation of complex computer models. 

Special interest in uncertainty quantification of tsunami models. Note that 5 November is the:

World Tsunami Awareness day!

Research group activities:

Statistical modelling of ozone and climate, uncertainty quantification of geophysical models

Note: I am happy to take new PhD students. Please contact me to explore funding opportunities.

Selected publications


Professor Serge Guillas awarded interdisciplinary funding for tsunami risk research in India

Dr Devaraj Gopinathan awarded a Newton International Fellowship on tsunami hazard modelling

Dr Kai-Lan Chang awarded a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship by the United States of America's National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Dr Serge Guillas awarded ESRC-DFID-NERC funding for tsunami project

MAPS Faculty Postgraduate Research Prize awarded to Ah Yeon Park

Dr Serge Guillas elected Vice-Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification