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


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