Nikolas Kantas

Nikolas Kantas

Lecturer in Statistics,
Dept. of Mathematics
Imperial College London

n . kantas AT imperial . ac . uk

Workshops | Research | Publications | Background | Collaborators | Contact


Together with the rest of the Greek Stochastics team we are organising the Greek Stochastics θ' Workshop, at Tinos, Greece, 10-13 July 2016. The theme this year will be on Big Data and Models. Here is the link for more details.

Past meetings:
Christmas Workshop on Sequential Monte Carlo and related methods, Monday 21 December - Wednesday 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 for a variety of problems such as:

Some relevant past applications include:


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.


Statistics and Applied Probability

Control Engineering

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.