CV

Research Interests

extreme events, climate risk, disasters, space-time statistics, high-dimensional and multivariate statistics, high performance computing, big data, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, environmental data science

EDUCATION

PHD IN STATISTICS, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (January 2017 – July 2021)

Thesis: Lagrangian Spatio-Temporal Covariance Functions for Multivariate Nonstationary Random Fields, Advisor: Marc G. Genton

Relevant Coursework: Spatial Statistics and Multivariate Statistics (Prof. Marc G. Genton), Statistics of Extremes (Prof. Raphaël Huser), Relevant Coursework: Spatial Statistics and Multivariate Statistics (Prof. Marc G. Genton), Statistics of Extremes (Prof. Raphaël Huser), Environmental Statistics (Prof. Ying Sun), Bayesian Statistics (Prof. Håvard Rue), Functional Data Analysis (Prof. Hernando Ombao)

MS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines (August 2015 – July 2016)

Relevant Coursework: Introduction to Options, Financial Derivatives, Stochastic Calculus, Advanced Probability and Martingales, Risk Management in Finance, Operations Research

BS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines (June 2011 – March 2015)

EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor in Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut (Beginning August 2023)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston (August 2021 – July 2023)

HONORS & AWARDS

Al-Kindi Statistics Research Student Award, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2021)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Statistical Association Member
New England Statistical Society Member
Ateneo Innovation Center Research Fellow

SERVICE & OUTREACH

Chair & Organizer, The 36th New England Statistics Symposium, Boston University, MA, USA (June 3-6, 2023) — Opportunities and Challenges in the Use of Statistics in Disaster Science