Alexandra Schmidt
Alexandra M. Schmidt is Professor of Biostatistics and holds the endowed University Chair in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health (EBOH) at McGill University. Currently, she is the Program Director of the Biostatistics Graduate Program.

She is an Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (2020) and an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute (2010). She was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Medal (2017) from the American Statistical Association’s Section on Statistics and the Environment and the Abdel El-Shaarawi Young Investigator Award (2008), from The International Environmetrics Society. She was the 2015 President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis.

She is a member of the Environmental Epidemiology Research Group of EBOH, of the Quantitative Life Sciences Program (QLS), and Associate Member of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Her main areas of research are on the modelling of spatial and spatio-temporal processes under the Bayesian framework.

She was the chair of the local organizing committee of the 2022 ISBA World Meeting, which was held in Montreal, QC, Canada.

Research Interests

  • Bayesian Inference
  • Dynamic Models
  • Hierarchical Models
  • Spatial Statistics

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