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Scholar Spotlight: Shamindra Shrotriya

Meet Shamindra Shrotriya, a researcher and PhD candidate in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) – he is also the inaugural AAA-NGC Wildfire Research Scholar.


Shamindra is collaborating with Dr. Nic Dalmasso and Prof. Alex Reinhart to research predictive inference of wildfire risk in the U.S. Their goal is to create a statistical model for predicting wildfire origin, duration, and area burned with associated predictive uncertainty.


”The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s backyard.” – John Tukey


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