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Mary Frances Dorn

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Phone (505) 606-0904

Capabilities

  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Monte Carlo methods
  • Statistics
  • Computer and Computational Sciences
  • Machine learning,
  • Data mining
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Uncertainty quantification (UQ)
  • Visualization

Expertise

Statistical modeling, nonparametric regression and classification, machine learning, Bayesian modeling, uncertainty quantification

Education

Ph.D. Statistics, Texas A&M University, 2017

  • Thesis: Semiparametric classification under a forest density assumption

M.S. Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, 2011

  • Thesis: Evaluating Fisher information in order statistics

A.B. Economics and Statistics, University of Chicago, 2009

 

LANL Positions

Research Scientist, Statistical Sciences Group (CCS-6), May 2017 - Present

 

Professional Societies

American Statistical Association

Phi Beta Kappa

 

Awards

L.T. Jordan Fellow, Texas A&M University 2014

ASA Special Student Award 2014

 

Publications

Mary Frances Dorn, Amit Moscovich, Boaz Nadler, and Cliff Spiegelman. A Semiparametric Classification Approach under a Forest Density Assumption. (In preparation).