Intellectual curiosity and human creativity are some of the most important qualities a scientist should have in order to understand the world mysteries and solve the toughest scientific challenges.
Anass El Yaagoubi Bourakna - Ph.D candidate., STAT

Location

Building 1, Al-Khawarizmi, 4th floor, 4129-WS05

Anass is a Ph.D. candidate in Statistics at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), studying under the supervision of Professor Hernando Ombao in his research group.

Education and Early Career

Anass is a Data Scientist by training. He holds a M.Eng. from the National Institute of Applied Sciences of Rouen Normandie (France) in Information Systems Architecture as well as a M.Sc. from Normandie University (France) in Data Science and Engineering. 

During the Spring of 2019, Anass joined professor Ombao's BIOSTATS research group as a visiting student. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the statistics program under the supervision of Professor Hernando Ombao.

Over the last years Anass have been working on various inference problems such as Online estimation for tvVAR models or State Space Models for count time series.

Research Interest

His research interests lie in fields such as inference for high dimensional time series, dimension reduction, brain signals, time series prediction, classification, and manifold optimization.