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 population genetics and visualization of genetic assignment results.

Teaching | Current

In 2017 and 2018 S1 I lectured the first half of one stream of the STATS10X course.

Distinctions/Honours

Faculty of Science Masters Award, University of Auckland

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

Winner, Student Presentation Competition, IBS-AR 2015 Hobart

Winner, Student Presentation Competition, ISEC 2018 St Andrews

2nd Prize, Faculty of Science Poster Competition 2015

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 office location

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