Djidenou (Hans) Montcho is a Ph.D. candidate In Statistics at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), studying under the supervision of Professor Håvard Rue in his research group.

Education and Early Career

Hans obtained his Bachelor Degree in Applied Mathematics at the Federal University of Rio Grande in Brazil.  He graduated with a Master of Science from the Federal University of Sao Carlos and the University of Sao Paulo. 

He has worked as a data scientist for a large credit bureau in Brazil.

Research Interest

His research interest is mainly in Bayesian and computational Statistics, Machine Learning with an interest in deep generative models and applications in R-INLA.