Professor Dave Woods has been announced as Programme Chair for the RSS 2020 International Conference which will take place in Bournemouth from 7-10 September 2020.
Dave is head of statistics in the School of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Southampton and deputy director of the Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute. He is also a Turing Fellow at the Turing Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. His research interests focus on the design and analysis of both physical and computer experiments, Bayesian methods, and the application of statistics to science and technology. Much of his work is interdisciplinary and involves collaborations with researchers from other disciplines, and with government and industry.