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Kimberly Ann Kaufeld

Phone (505) 664-0130


  • Biosciences
  • Epidemiology modeling
  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Monte Carlo methods
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Plant ecology
  • Materials
  • Corrosion
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Atmospheric Science


  • Generalized linear models
  • Spatio-Temporal models
  • Bayesian modeling
  • Environmental Statistics


PhD, Applied Statistics, University of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado

M.S. Mathematics and Statistics, Minnesota State University, Mankato

B.S. Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Minnesota, Duluth

B.A.S. Psychology, University of Minnesota, Duluth


LANL Positions

Scientist, Statistical Sciences Group, CCS-6 January 2017


Professional Societies

American Statistical Association

International Society of Biometrics





Dean's Citation of Excellence, University of Northern Colorado




Taylor-Rodriguez, D., Kaufeld, K.A., Schliep, E.M., Clark, J.S., and Gelfand, A.E. (2016). Joint species distribution modeling: dimension reduction using Dirichlet processes. Bayesian Analysis. 

Kaufeld, K.A., Heaton, M.J., Sain, S.R. (2015) Spatial-temporal generalized linear modeling of Mountain Pine Beetle Damage., Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics. 

McDevit, T. M., Hess, C.A., Lessatayakun, M., Sheehan, E.P., Kaufeld, K.A. A cross-sectional study of career aspirations in thai children in an international school in Bangkok. Journal of Career Development.