Statistical Science


Professor Serge Guillas

PositionProfessor of Statistics
Phone (external)+44(0)20 7679 1867
Phone (internal)4186
Emails "dot" guillas "at" ucl.ac.uk
Personal webpagehttp://www.homepages.ucl.ac.uk/~ucaksgu/
ThemesComputational Statistics, Multivariate and High Dimensional Data,

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


    New data set quantifying uncertainties in past global temperatures created by Maryam Ilyas, Professor Serge Guillas and Dr Chris Brierley


    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