I am a Lecturer in the Statistics Section of the Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London. I also hold an EPSRC research Fellowship until January 2020.


Biographical outline

2008-2011: PhD, University of Cambridge, UK
2011-2014: Research Fellow, University of Bristol, UK, and
2013: Visiting Research Fellow, Princeton University, USA
2014-2016: Research Fellow, Princeton University, USA
2016-present: Lecturer, Imperial College London, UK


Avella, M., Battey, H.S., Fan, J., Li, Q. (2018)
Robust estimation of high-dimensional covariance and precision matrices
Biometrika, to appear.

Cox, D.R. and Battey, H.S. (2017)
Large numbers of explanatory variables, a semi-descriptive analysis.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114 (32), 8592-8595.

Battey, H.S., Fan, J., Liu, Lu, and Zhu, Z. (2017)
Distributed inference with statistical guarantees.
Annals of Statistics, to appear.

Battey, H.S. (2017)
Eigen structure of a new class of structured covariance and inverse covariance matrices.
Bernoulli, 23, 3166-3177.

Nieto-Reyes, A. and Battey, H.S. (2017)
Functional depth.
In Functional Statistics and Related Fields. Springer.

Battey, H.S., Feng, Q. and Smith, R.J. (2016)
Improving confidence set estimation when parameters are weakly identified.
Statistics and Probability Letters, 118 117-123.

Nieto-Reyes, A. and Battey, H.S. (2016)
A topologically valid definition of depth for functional data.
Statistical Science 31 61-79.

Battey, H.S. and Linton, O.B. (2014)
Nonparametric estimation of multivariate elliptic densities via finite mixture sieves. (code)
Journal of Multivariate Analysis 123 43-67

Battey, H.S. and Sancetta, A. (2013)
Conditional estimation for dependent functional data. (code)
Journal of Multivariate Analysis 120 1-17

Beale, N., Rand, D.G., Battey, H.S., Croxson, K., May, R.M., Nowak, M.A. (2011)
Individual versus systemic risk and the Regulator's Dilemma
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (31) 12647-12652