Jan Povala

Jan Povala

PhD Student

Imperial College London


I’m a PhD student in Statistics at Imperial College London. My studies are associated with the ICONIC programme and I am a member of the Computational Statistics and Machine Learning Group at University of Cambridge.


  • Computational Statistics
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Modelling of Spatially Varying Phenomena
  • Statistical Models of Urban Environment
  • Bayesian Inverse Problems for PDEs


  • PhD in Statistics, 2018-(2021)

    Imperial College London

  • MRes in Financial Computing, 2017-2018

    University College London

  • MEng in Computing, 2011-2015

    Imperial College London


Professional and academic work experience.


Graduate Teaching Assistant

Imperial College London

Oct 2019 – Jun 2021 London
Small-group tutorial sessions for undergraduate students (both remotely and in-person) for Introduction to Computing and Probability and Statistics modules


Metropolitan Police Service

Oct 2018 – Nov 2018 London
Analyst in the Strategic Insights Unit

Software Development Engineer


Sep 2015 – Sep 2017 London
Prime Video - Service Platform Team