Nikolas Kantas

Nikolas Kantas

Lecturer in Statistics,
Dept. of Mathematics
Imperial College London

n . kantas AT imperial . ac . uk

Workshops | Research | Publications | Background | Contact


Together with the rest of the Greek Stochastics team we will be organising the Greek Stochastics κ' Workshop, in 19-22 December 2018.
This year's theme is on Statistical Learning and the meeting will take place at the Athens University History Museum. See here for more details.

Past meetings @Imperial:
2018: Workshop on Particle Methods and Data Assimilation, 8th-10th May 2018. Click here for details and links to some slides.
2015: Christmas Workshop on Sequential Monte Carlo and related methods, 21-23 December 2015. The details can be found here.


My research focuses on developing Monte Carlo methodology for inference and optimisation problems with emphasis to particle methods. I am also interested in numerical methods and applications for a variety of problems such as:



Journal papers

Book Chapters

Conference papers

Technical Reports and Supplementary Material

PhD Thesis


I am currently a Lecturer in Statistics at the Dept. of Mathematics, Imperial College London. Before I held various research positions in University College London (Dept. of Statistical Science), here at Imperial at the Control and Power Group (Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering) as well as at the Control Group in Cambridge University Engineering Dept, where i did my undergraduate studies and PhD at the Signal Processing Group.

Contact Details

Room 538, Huxley Building, Tel: +44 (020) 7594 2772
Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London,
South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom.