Dr Jonathan Iworiso is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics for the School of Computing and Digital Media at London Met.
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Dr Jonathan Iworiso is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics for the School of Computing and Digital Media at London Met. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics/Statistics at University of Calabar, MSc in Statistics & Data Analysis, and PhD in Statistics with specialisation in Machine Learning and Deep Learning Techniques at University of Essex. He has over 8 years of teaching and research experience in the higher education sector. Jonathan academic knowledge and teaching experience were gained at University of Calabar, Federal University Otuoke and University of Essex. He is passionate about the use of modern pedagogical approaches to facilitate teaching and learning support with sustainable development in the higher education sector. He is highly committed to recruiting and supervising degree projects, MSc dissertations and PhD thesis in his field of expertise. He is highly experienced in the use of minitabs and software (Excel, SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, RStudio, MATLAB, Python) for Computational Statistics and Data Analysis with applications in Finance, Economics, Environment, Biotechnology, Public Health, Medicine, Politics and Government Decision Making. Dr Iworiso is currently accepting PhD applications for supervision, in relevant disciplines with programming experience or expertise in the use of sophisticated statistical and data analysis software (R, RStudio, Python).
Dr Iworiso is currently accepting PhD applications for supervision, in relevant disciplines with programming experience or expertise in the use of sophisticated statistical and data analysis software (R, RStudio, Python). He is keen to develop new research areas in Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics with applications in Finance, Economics, Environment, Biotechnology, Public Health, Medicine (Clinical Trials), Politics and Government Decision Making. He is happy to collaborate with colleagues in industries and academia across the globe, and to embark on knowledge exchange or transfer partnership and commercialisation. Dr Iworiso’s research output could be considered as world leading or internationally excellent, with strong impact to research excellence framework (REF) and beyond academics.
He is mainly interested but not limited to Machine Learning and Data Science research, spanning the following key areas:
- Computational Statistics
- Applied Statistics
- Exploratory Data Analysis
- Machine Learning
- Data Mining
- Scientific Computing
- Data Science
- Big Data
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding PhD application or seeking potential collaboration, please feel free to contact him by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0) 2071334554.
- Data Analysis
- Statistical Modelling and Forecasting
- Computational Statistics
- Financial Mathematics
- Discrete Mathematics (Logic and Problem Solving)
- Statistical Methods and Modelling Markets
- Financial Modelling and Forecasting
Dr Iworiso's duties include development of new modules, designing instructional materials, module leadership, lecture delivery, innovative teaching, pedagogic research, scholarship, tutoring of courses, marking, evaluation, assessment and feedback, students’ mentoring, pastoral care and in-depth support, work-related projects coordination, project supervision, active participation in course area committees as well as University open days. He is passionate about the use of modern teaching technologies and pedagogical approaches to facilitate teaching and learning support with sustained evidence of effectiveness in the higher education sector. He is highly committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion among diverse learners and making the learning environment welcoming to all categories of learners, while upholding professional standards and values in accordance with the UK professional standards framework. The use of Panopto with Livestreaming (Webcast), Blackboard Collaborate via Weblearn, MEDIAL App, MS Teams, Zoom, Google Meet and Adobe Connect for Video Conferencing have contributed immensely to promote the teaching excellence framework (TEF), thereby enhancing students’ experience and satisfaction.
Iworiso, J. & Vrontos, S. (2019). On the Directional Predictability of Equity Premium Using Machine Learning Techniques. Journal of Forecasting, 39(3), 449-469
Iworiso, J. (2020). Multivariate Time Series Analysis to Impact Assessment of Nominal Economic Indicators on Federal Government Revenue and Economic Growth in Nigeria. American Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 8(3), 69-89.
Iworiso, J. & Vrontos, S. (2021). On the Predictability of the Equity Premium Using Deep Learning Techniques. The Journal of Financial Data Science, 3(1), 74-92.
Iworiso, J. (2021). Post Hoc Analysis of Life Expectancy in West Africa. American Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 9(2), 57-65.
Adekunle, I. M., Roberts, E. M., Offoha, M. U., Alawode, T. T., Adekunle, A. A., Ilesanmi, B., Adeleke, J.A., Udo, I.I. & Iworiso, J. (2013). Green Energy Solutions in Nigeria: Merits, Challenges and Way forward. Regional Conference of the International Network of Women Scientists and Engineers, Nairobi, Kenya.
Conference Proceedings, Workshops and Seminars
A Framework for Decolonising the Curriculum in Science and Computing. A Presentation in the Learning & Teaching Conference organised by the Centre for Professional and Educational Development, held June 2023 at London Metropolitan University.
Practical Data Analysis in Excel, SPSS and RStudio. A Workshop for Postgraduate Research (PhD) Students and Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Quantitative Research involving Data Analysis at London Metropolitan University, February 2023.
Model Complexity and its Applications in Finance and Emerging Markets. School of Computing and Digital Media (SCDM) Lunchtime Seminar Presentation, held May 2022.
Quantitative Research, Statistics and Data Analysis. A Workshop for Postgraduate Research (PhD) Students and Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Quantitative Research involving Data Collection, Statistics and Data Analysis at London Metropolitan University, held June 2022.
Forecasting the Equity Premium Out-of-Sample with Sophisticated Regressing Training Techniques. 7th Brazilian Conference on Statistical Modelling, Insurance and Finance; held March 2020 in Maresias, Brazil.
Return Sign Predictability with Economic Significance Using Sophisticated Machine Learning Techniques. 18th European Economics and Finance Society Annual Conference (EEFS 2019), held June 2019 at University of Genoa, Italy.
On the Directional Predictability of U.S Stock Market Using Machine Learning Techniques. 23rd International Congress on Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (IME 2019), held July 2019 in collaboration with Technical University of Munich, in Munich, Germany.
Directional Predictability of Stock Market Using Machine Learning Techniques. 2nd Queen Mary University of London Economics and Finance Workshop for PhD Students & Post-doctoral Research Fellows, held May 2019.
Green Energy Solutions: The Empirical Evidence. Regional Conference of the International Network of Women Scientists and Engineers; held November 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Following Dr Iworiso's intellectual strength and valuable contributions in academia and industries, he has received several awards and grants from various funding bodies. He is collaborating with colleagues in writing applications for external funding by reputable funding bodies such as the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC), Natural Environment Research Council among others.
- 2021 – Rescaling and Transformation Fund, granted for development of short courses in R and RStudio to promote students' employability skills and increase student recruitment for postgraduate research (PhD) - £4,200
- 2021 – Rescaling award for Statistics, Operational Research and Mathematics (STORM) project with the Fetal Medicine Research Institute in King's College London - £4,000
- 2019 – Department of Mathematical Sciences Funding granted to facilitate publication of articles in peer-reviewed journals - £1,000.00
- 2016 – Proficio Funding granted by University of Essex, to facilitate research and active participation in international conferences - £2,000.00
- 2016 – Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) sponsorship awarded by the Federal Government of Nigeria to study PhD degree in Statistics at the University of Essex, UK.
- 2014 – Presidential Scholarship awarded by the Presidency Federal Republic of Nigeria to study MSc degree in Statistics and Data Analysis at the University of Essex, UK – £28,900.00
Dr Iworiso is highly dedicated to professional development and progression in his career. As part of continuing professional development (CPD) to promote best practices in the academia and contribute to sustainable development in the wider society, he is an active fellow of many professional bodies. His professional engagements have enhanced his job role, taking on appropriate leadership, administrative and management responsibilities.
- Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
- Fellow, Royal Statistical Society (RSS) London
- Member, International Statistical Institute (ISI)
- Member, International Association of Statistical Computing (IASC)
- Member, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Specialist Group
- Member, Education for Social Justice Forum (ESJF)
Dr Jonathan Iworiso
Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics