Ms Louise Fastier McMillan

MMath (1st), MSc in Statistics (1st)

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Louise graduated from Cambridge University in 2006 with an MMath (1st) and then worked for 5 years as a technical consultant, carrying out data analysis and developing algorithms for a wide range of companies.

She moved to New Zealand in July 2012 and received an MSc in Statistics from the University of Auckland in 2013. She began her PhD in statistical ecology in February 2014.

Research | Current

My PhD is in statistical ecology, with a particular focus on genetic assignment methods and movement patterns of invasive predators.

Distinctions/Honours

Faculty of Science Masters Award, University of Auckland

Choral Scholarship and Academic Scholarship at Robinson College, University of Cambridge

Responsibilities

Assistant analyst for the Statistical Consulting Centre.

Areas of expertise

Statistical ecology, genetics of invasive species, simulation and modelling, particle filtering/Sequential Monte Carlo, sensor data fusion.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

Contact details

Primary location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand