David Rossell

Data Science Center Director; PhD, Rice and University of Texas MD Anderson

David Rossell is the Director of the Data Science Center. He is Ramón y Cajal Fellow at UPF and Barcelona GSE Affiliated Professor.

Previous appointments include the Biostatistics Department at MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, USA), IRB Barcelona (Spain) as head of Biostatistics & Biostatistics Unit and the Department of Statistics at the University of Warwick as Assistant/Associate professor.

His work combines methodological research, such as theory, computation and the development of modelling techniques, and a substantial amount of inter-disciplinary work in biomedicine, chemistry and the social sciences. Specific research interests include high-dimensional inference, experimental design, dimensionality reduction and applied statistical modelling, with emphasis on the Bayesian approach.

He authored over 35 peer-reviewed publications and has developed a number of R packages implementing statistical methodology. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the University of Warwick, the Oxford-Warwick OxWaSP PhD program for Big Data and at UPF, shorter courses workshops at various universities, and >70 invited talks at international conferences and workshops.

He is currently Associate Editor of Bayesian Analysis.

Teaching in Barcelona GSE:


Research interests

High-dimensional Inference
Experimental Design
Dimensionality Reduction
Applied Statistical Modelling

My work

Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, Jose Garcia Montalvo, David Rosell, Tim Stumpf-Fétizon
Miquel Torrens, David Rossell
Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, David Rossell

Analytics chemistry
ABiometrika, Volume 104, Issue 2, June 2017, Pages 343–359

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