Dr Thönnes is a Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Statistics. Previously she has held a lecturing position jointly between the Department of Statistics and the Centre for Scientific Computing. After obtaining her PhD in Statistics from the University of Warwick in 1998, she worked as a research assistant in the School of Mathematics at Chalmers Technical University in Gothenburg as part of the European network for the computational and statistical analysis of spatial data. In 1999 she returned as a research assistant to the Department of Statistics at Warwick.
Her research interests lie in computational statistics with emphasis on Markov chain Monte Carlo, in particular perfect simulation, and statistical image analysis. Past projects include in an interdisciplinary research project, joint with computer scientists, aiming at the analysis of images of cerebral blood vessels and project funded by the Forensic Science Service on fingerprint data. For more information please see her personal homepage.
Contact her on: E.Thonnes"at"warwick.ac.uk
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