Gabriel Huerta

NISS Position: 
Elected Board Member
NISS Term Expiration: 
2021 Jun 30
Sandia National Laboratories

Gabriel Huerta is Statistician (R&D) in the Statistical Sciences Department at Sandia National Laboratories.  Previously, he was a Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of New Mexico (UNM). Huerta's research interests include Bayesian time series and space-time modeling, issues on uncertainty quantification (UQ) and extreme value analysis.
He received his B.S. in Actuarial Sciences from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).  He received a M.S. in Statistics from Duke University in 1996 and his Ph.D. in Statistics from Duke in 1998 as a Fullbright scholar.
From 1998-1999, he was Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University, Department of Statistics.  In 2000 and again in 2009, he was a Visiting Scholar at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado.  Huerta also spent a semester as a Research Fellow at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI).
In addition to his positions at Sandia National Laboratories and UNM, Huerta spent a year at Indiana University in its Department of Statistics from 2011-2012 and was a Researcher/Faculty at CIMAT (Research Center of Mathematics), Guanajuato, Mexico from 1999-2002.

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