skip to content

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Analysis

CCA logo

Samuel Power

Personal background

Born in Melbourne to Australian parents, and have lived variously in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney.

Academic background

From 2010-2014, I studied my MMath at the University of Oxford, maintaining interests both across pure and applied mathematics, including numerical analysis, number theory, random walks and applied complex variables. After taking a couple of years away from academia to work in Hong Kong, I decided to return to full-time mathematics by joining the CCA.

Areas of interest

I'm interested in statistics, with a current focus on Bayesian methods, in particular Bayesian nonparametrics and applications to machine learning. I also enjoy random walks, complex analysis, and the ways in which they can offer fresh perspectives on different problems.

Other interests

Outside of my studies in mathematics, I enjoy football (soccer, Australian, and occasionally Gaelic), reading, and mathematical artwork. I also mentor gifted younger students of ​mathematics, with an emphasis on fostering a passion and curiosity for the subject.


sp825 [at]