Mark was elected to the Sir Kirby Laing Chair of Civil Engineering. He holds the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Data Centric Engineering. His research lies at the intersection of the Statistical, Mathematical, and Computing Sciences. He was a founding Executive Director of the Alan Turing Institute and currently is Programme Director in Data-Centric Engineering. He is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow (2007–2012), EPSRC Established Career Research (2012–2018) Fellow, & received a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. He advises the UK Government Ministry of Defence on their Defence Science Committee and is Editor-in-Chief of Statistics & Computing.