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: