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Julie Bessac

Computational Statistician


Julie Bessac received her Ph.D. degree in 2014 in statistics from the University of Rennes 1, France. She then joined the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory as a postdoctoral appointee and is currently an assistant computational statistician. Her research focuses on the statistical modeling, forecasting, and simulation applied to geophysical processes and renewable energy.

Research Interests

  • Space-time statistics
  • Forecast evaluation 
  • State-space models