Tarek Medkour

Professor of Statistics and Deputy Director of the School

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Tarek Medkour received a presidential grant to pursue his higher education studies in the UK in 1999. He obtained his MSci ( Mathematics ) and PhD ( Statistics ) degrees from Imperial College London, United Kingdom in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He went on to work as a postdoctoral research fellow at Imperial College London, on an EPSRC funded multidisciplinary neuroscience and statistics project where he collaborated with a team of neuroscientists to analyze and study neuro-physical data of medically diagnosed schizophrenic patients.
After an experience, as a researcher, in a world renown financial company in London. He returned to Algeria to become a Statistics lecturer at University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene, Algiers (USTHB), where he remained until 2022. He joined the MSTD laboratory where he leads a research team on time series data analysis with interest in developing statistical tools for physical and scientific applications in particular in the areas of neurophysics and astrophysics.

Research Interests

Time Series Analysis

Spectral Estimation

Graphical Modelling

Multivariate Analysis

Probability and Statistics

Statistical Inference

Time Series Classification

Machine Learning