Ismael Mendoza


I'm a fifth-year Physics PhD student at the University of Michigan. My research focuses in developing novel statistical techniques to solve problems in cosmology.

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Ismael Mendoza

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Probabilistic Modeling with Machine Learning in Cosmology, University of Michigan, October 2019 – Present
Advisor: Jeffrey Regier (Statistics)

Leadership in Open Source Software Development, University of Michigan, June 2020 – Present
Advisor: Camille Avestruz (Physics)

Computational Cosmology, University of Michigan, September 2019 – Present
Advisor: Camille Avestruz (Physics)

Observational Cosmology and Data Analysis, Stanford University, June 2015 – April 2021
Advisor: Patricia Burchat (Cosmology)

Biostatistics, Stanford University, September 2018 – June 2019
Advisor: Julia Palacios (Statistics and Biomedical Data Science)

Convex Optimization, EPFL, June 2018 – September 2018
Advisor: Nisheeth Vishnoi (Theoretical Computer Science)

General Relativity and Field Theory Honors Thesis, Stanford University, June 2017 – June 2018
Advisor: Eva Silverstein (Cosmology)


Note: Asterisks denote equal contribution.


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