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Giovanni Montana

Professor Giovanni Montana

Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics


Biographical details

Giovanni Montana is Professor of Biostatistics and Bionformatics in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at King's College London. He received a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Warwick in 2003, and then held a post-doctoral position at the University of Chicago. In 2004 he joined the Statistical Genetics & Biomarkers research group at Bristol-Myers Squibb, in Princeton. Prior to joining King's College in 2013, he was Reader (Associate Professor) in Statistics in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London, which he joined in 2005 as GlaxosmithKline Lecturer in Statistics. He's a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and Chartered Statistician, and holds a Visiting Professor position in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College. His main research interests lie in statistical computing and machine learning with applications to biomedical data analysis, including genomic and medical imaging. He's also actively working in Big Data analytics.