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.

I am interested in statistical theory and methodology motivated primarily by scientific applications.

Email: h.battey@imperial.ac.uk

Biographical outline

2008-2011: PhD student, University of Cambridge, UK
2011-2014: Brunel Fellow in Statistics, 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


Marco Avella Medina (MIT)
Nicholas Beale (Sciteb)
David R. Cox (Oxford)
Jianqing Fan (Princeton)
Qiang Feng (Beijing)
Quefeng Li (UNC Chapel Hill)
Oliver Linton (Cambridge)
Han Liu (Princeton)
Junwei Lu (Princeton)
Robert M. May (Oxford)
Alicia Nieto-Reyes (Cantabria)
Martin A. Nowak (Harvard)
David G. Rand (Yale)
Alessio Sancetta (Royal Holloway)
Richard J. Smith (Cambridge)
Ziwei Zhu (Princeton)


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.

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

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