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Peter William Marcy

Phone (505) 664-0130


  • Computational Physics and Applied Mathematics
  • Monte Carlo methods
  • Statistics
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Uncertainty analysis
  • Information Science and Technology
  • Uncertainty quantification (UQ)
  • Machine Learning
  • Latin hypercube sampling (LHS)
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics, Astrophysics, and Cosmology
  • High-energy physics (HEP)


Gaussian process (GP) models

design and analysis of computer experiments (DACE)

sensitivity analysis

"uncertainty quantification"

Bayesian methods

spatial statistics

physical and geophysical applications


Ph.D, Statistics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 2014

M.S., Mathematics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2008

B.S., Mathematics, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 2006


LANL Positions

Aug 2014 - present:   Postdoctoral Researcher, CCS-6 Statistical Sciences

Summers 2009-2012:   Student Intern, CCS-6 Statistical Sciences


Professional Societies

American Statistical Association

Institute of Mathematical Statistics

International Society for Bayesian Analysis



Marcy, P.W. and Storlie, C.B. (2015).  Bayesian calibration of computer models with informative failures.  (In preparation).

Bernhard, J.E.,  Marcy, P.W., Coleman-Smith, C.E., Huzurbazar, S., Wolpert, R.L., and Bass, S.A. (2015).  Quantifying properties of hot and dense QCD matter through systematic model-to-data comparison.  Submitted to Physical Review C.

Alvarado, V., Lynds, R., Chang, Y., Yu, M., van 't Veld, K., Marcy, P.W., and Huzurbazar, S. (2013).  Modeling carbon dioxide storage in the Tensleep sandstone, Teapot Dome, Wyoming: Surrogate CO2-EOR and aquifer models.  Report of the Wyoming Geological Survey.