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Golnaz ShahtahMassebi

Golnaz Shahtahmassebi

Senior Lecturer

School of Science & Technology

Staff Group(s)
Physics and Mathematics


Dr Golnaz Shahtahmassebi is a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Statistics and Course Leader for MRes Mathematical Sciences.

Research areas

Areas of research interest include:

  • Dynamic models and their applications in real life
  • Statistical Learning Theory
  • Bayesian inference
  • Computational Statistics
  • Sequential Monte Carlo methods and Particle Filters

Opportunities arise to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil / PhD in the areas identified above. Further information may be obtained on the NTU Research Degrees website .

Sponsors and collaborators

Current and recent research has been conducted with the collaboration of:

  • Professor Jose Maria Sarabia (University of Cantabria, Spain)
  • Professor Haida Liang (Nottingham Trent University)
  • Mr David Stell (Derriford Hospital, Plymouth)
  • Dr Rana Moyeed (Plymouth University)
  • Dr Paul Hewson (Plymouth University)
  • Prof Dave Wright (Centre For Health and Environmental Statistics, Plymouth University)
  • Prof John Zajicek (South-West Impact of MS (SWIMS), Plymouth University)


Extended pathology reporting of resection specimens of colorectal liver metastases - the significance of a tumour pseudocapsule. Wiggan M, Shahtahmassebi G, Malcolm P, McCormick F, Bowles M and Stell D, Journal of International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, 2013, 15 (4)

The analysis of ultra-high frequency financial data via particle filters. Shahtahmassebi G and Moyeed R in Proceedings of Royal Statistical Society International Conference, Telford, UK, 2012

Study the prevalence and types of sports injury during floor exercises 8 to 11 years Iranian elite girl artistic gymnasts. Shahtahmassebi B, Ebrahimi Atri A, Hashemi Javaheri A and Shahtahmassebi G in Proceedings of the Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport, Perth, Australia, 2011

Bayesian modelling of ultra-high frequency financial data. Shahtahmassebi G, PhD Thesis, University of Plymouth, UK, 2011

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