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Laura Guzman Rincon

I am part of the Mathsys CDT, as a Ph.D. student.

Current Project

Supervisors: Prof. Noel McCarthy and Dr. Simon Spencer.

External Partners: Food Standards Agency and Public Health England.

Research Interest

  • Bayesian hierarchical models and MCMC methods.
  • Gaussian processes for spatial analysis.
  • Epidemiology and spatio-temporal analysis.
  • Genomics and outbreak detection.
  • Information Theory.

Education

M.Sc. in Mathematics of Systems. The University of Warwick. 2015 - 2016.

Individual project: Detection of campylobacter outbreaks using genomics and epidemiological data.

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B.A. in Mathematics. Universidad de Los Andes. Colombia. 2009 - 2013.

Research interest: Statistics and Logic.

Thesis: Quantitative and Qualitative Approach to Information Theory and Entropy Estimators.

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B.A. in Physics. Universidad de Los Andes. Colombia. 2007 - 2010.

Research interest: Quantum Information Theory and Quantum Field Theory.

Thesis: Extension of Classical Quantities to Quantum Information Theory.

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Awards

Bronze Award. Colombia Team. iGem Competition (International Genetically Engineered Machine). Indiana, USA. 2011.

Best ECAES in Physics. Colombia, 2011.

Talks

Conferences

  • November, 2017. Epidemics6. Sietges, Spain.
  • September, 2017. Mathematical Challenges from the Life Sciences. University of Warwick, UK.
  • July, 2017. Spatial Statistics. University of Lancaster, UK.

Work Experience

Data Scientist. CAPP. UK. Since 2017.

Data Analyst - Internship. CAPP. UK. 2017.

GIRAE (Research and Strategic Analysis Group). Davivienda Bank. Colombia. 2014 - 2015.

Part-Time Teacher. Physics Department. Universidad de Los Andes. Colombia. 2011.

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