Professor Ian L. Dryden

Professor of Statistics,
Head of School,
School of Mathematical Sciences,
The University of Nottingham,
University Park,
NG7 2RD,
United Kingdom.

Research Interests

Shape analysis; object data analysis; medical image analysis; spatial statistics; high-dimensional data analysis; and applications of statistics in biomedical sciences and computer science.


  • shapes package in R. Version 1.2.0. released. February 3, 2017.
  • Dryden, I.L. and Mardia, K.V. (2016). Statistical Shape Analysis, with Applications in R. Second Edition is published by John Wiley and Sons in September 2016.
  • Dryden, I.L. and Kent, J.T. (editors). Geometry Driven Statistics was published by John Wiley and Sons in September 2015.

    Recent CV

  • CV (including full publications list)


  • Google Scholar Profile.
  • Research Gate profile
  • LinkedIn profile
  • ORCID Profile
  • Researcher ID
  • arXiv reports
  • Selected publications, with links to papers


  • Official School webpage
  • Data Driven Discovery Research Priority Area [internal workspace]

    Unconscious Bias

  • McKinsey and Company Unconscious Bias video
  • Royal Society Unconscious Bias video


    Office: Room C39, Mathematical Sciences Building, University Park.
    [Building 20 on this map]
    Telephone: 0115 - 846 7412 (International +44 115 - 846 7412)
    e-mail: Ian -DOT- Dryden -AT- Nottingham -DOT- ac -DOT uk