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Professor David F. Percy
Professor of Mathematics
Business School
University of Salford

Mathematics, Probability, Statistics

I am a Professor of Mathematics in Salford Business School at the University of Salford. I am also a member of the University Research Committee, the Centre for Sports Business and the International Operations and Information Management Academic Unit. I have experience as external examiner, programme leader, research convenor, industrial placements tutor and admissions tutor, and continue to deliver modules and supervise projects for many undergraduate and postgraduate students. I hold honorary positions for the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, as a member of Council, Finance Committee and Conferences Committee, and chairman of the North West Branch. My research is in multivariate analysis, stochastic processes and Bayesian inference with application to sport, reliability and health. I am a member of the Mathsport International Conference Committee and the Mathematical Methods in Reliability Joint Research Group, and I have worked on projects for the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, National Lottery Commission, International Paralympic Committee, National Health Service and Malaysian Government.

BSc (Hons), DIS, PhD, CMath, FIMA, CSci


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