Dr Chigozie Edson Utazi
Chigozie Edson Utazi holds a PhD in Statistics from Lancaster University, UK. His doctoral thesis focussed on Spatiotemporal modelling of partially observed processes. Dr Utazi has taught Statistics courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels both in the UK and Nigeria. His research interests are in the areas of Bayesian modelling and computation, spatial and spatiotemporal statistics and time series analysis. He joined University of Southampton in 2014 as a Research Fellow in Statistics and has previously worked on a project that developed a novel methodology for determining the representativeness of health and demographic surveillance networks. His research is currently focussed on developing spatial statistical methods for assessing the coverage of measles vaccination in low- and middle-income settings.