Professor Ian L. Dryden

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


Office: Room B09, 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

Research Interests

Shape analysis; object data analysis; manifold-valued data analysis; high-dimensional data analysis; image analysis and applications of statistics.


  • R package version 1.2.4 available (18/8/18) shapes.
  • Dryden, I.L. and Mardia, K.V. (2016). Statistical Shape Analysis, with Applications in R. Second Edition was published by John Wiley and Sons in September 2016.
  • Dryden, I.L. and Kent, J.T. (2015) (editors). Geometry Driven Statistics was published by John Wiley and Sons in September 2015.

    Recent CV

  • CV (including full publications list, teaching & learning information and administration)


  • Google Scholar Profile
  • ORCID Profile
  • Scopus
  • Researcher ID
  • arXiv reports


  • Official School webpage
  • Very basic introduction to R
  • Shape and Image Analysis course
  • Data Driven Discovery Research Priority Area [internal workspace]
  • Royal Society Unconscious Bias video
  • PhD thesis