Professor of StatisticsDr. Montserrat Fuentes
Web Site: http://www4.stat.ncsu.edu/~fuentes/
Dr. Montserrat Fuentes is a full professor of Statistics (with tenure) at North Carolina (NC) State. Dr. Fuentes received her B.S. in Mathematics and Music (piano) from the University of Valladolid (Spain), and her Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Chicago (1999). Dr. Fuentes has authored over 60 scientific publications & served as principal investigator (or co‑PI)on 20 research grants, with total funding of more than $10 million.
Dr. Fuentes was named an American Statistical Association (ASA) fellow (2008) foroutstanding contributions to research in spatial statistics, for excellence in the development and application of statistical methodology inatmospheric sciences, air pollution and oceanography; and for service to the profession. She is the editor of the Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics (JABES), of the International Biometrics Society.
Fuentes is a member‑elect of the International Statistical Institute, and has been a member of the Regional Advisory Board (RAB) for the Eastern North American Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society. Dr. Fuentes is a member of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) Integrated Human Exposure Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. representative in the Board of Directors of the International Environmetrics Society. She was a member of the Biostatistical Methods and Research Design (BMRD) study section of the National Institutes for Health, and she is currently a member of the scientific review committee of Health Canada. She has also worked for the U.S. Department of Justice as an expert witness, and was a member of a committee of the National Research Council of the National Academies working on the impact of ozone on mortality. She is a senior leader of the ADVANCE‑NSF Developing Diverse Departments program at NCSU.