Mark Girolami is an EPSRC Established Career Research Fellow (2012 - 2018) and previously an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow (2007 - 2012). He is the Director of the £10M Lloyds Register Foundation - Turing Programme on Data Centric Engineering and previously led the EPSRC funded Research Network on Computational Statistics and Machine Learning. In 2011 he was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Edinburgh when he was also awarded a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award.
He was one of the founding Executive Directors of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science from 2015 to 2016 before taking leadership of the Data Centric Engineering Programme at The Alan Turing Institute.
He has been nominated by the IMS to deliver a Medallion Lecture at JSM 2017.
He has been invited to give a Forum Lecture at the European Meeting of Statisticians 2017.
His research and that of his group covers the investigation and development of advanced novel statistical methodology driven by applications in the life, clinical, physical, chemical, engineering and ecological sciences. He also works closely with industry where he has several patents leading from his work on e.g. activity profiling in telecommunications networks and developing statistical techniques for the machine based identification of counterfeit currency which is now an established technology used in current Automated Teller Machines. He has worked as a consultant for the Global Forecasting Team at Amazon in Seattle