Richard John Samworth
BornMay 1978 (age 45–46)
Alma materSt John's College, Cambridge
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Cambridge
ThesisSome mathematical and theoretical aspects of the bootstrap (2004)
Doctoral advisorAlastair Young

Richard John Samworth FRS[1] (born May 1978) is the Professor of Statistical Science and the Director of the Statistical Laboratory, University of Cambridge,[2] and a Teaching Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. His main research interests are in nonparametric and high-dimensional statistics. Particular topics include shape-constrained density estimation and other nonparametric function estimation problems, nonparametric classification, clustering and regression, the bootstrap and high-dimensional variable selection problems.

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