Alexandra M. Schmidt

Alexandra M. Schmidt
Contact Information
Address: 

Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health
Purvis Hall, 1020 Pine Avenue W.
Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1A2

 

Phone: 
514-398-5625
Alternate email address: 
alexandra.schmidt [at] mcgill.ca
Biography: 

A. M. Schmidt received her PhD in Statistics from the University of Sheffield, UK, in 2001. Between 2002 and 2016 she was at the Department of Statistics of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She moved to the Biostats Program of McGill University in 2016. In recognition of her contributions to the field of Environmental Statistics, in 2008 she received the Abdel El-Shaarawi Young Investigator Award by The International Environmetrics Society (TIES). More recently (2017), she was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Medal of the American Statistical Association’s Section on Statistics and the Environment (ENVR-ASA). In 2015 she was President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA).

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Areas of expertise: 

Bayesian inference; Disease Mapping; Dynamic Linear Models; Hierarchical Models; Spatial Statistics; Spatio-temporal modelling

Group: 
Professors
Research areas: 
Biostatistics
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Areas of interest: 

Keywords: Covariance functions; Gaussian Processes; Non-stationary spatial processes; Non-Separable Covariances

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