Portrait of Dr Alfred Kume

Dr Alfred Kume

Senior Lecturer in Statistics


Fred worked as an actuary for two years and then entered the academic world of Statistics with a PhD and a Postdoc role at the University of Nottingham. 

He has been teaching at Kent since 2004 and throughout that time has been involved in the examining process of the Institute of Actuaries.

Research interests

  • Shape analysis
  • Directional statistics
  • Image analysis
  • Stochastic geometry


  • Theodoros Gkolias - statistical shape analysis, Bayesian statistics and MCMC.
  • Justyn Campbell-White (jointly with Dr Dirk Froebrich) - statistical shape analysis of molecular clouds
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