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Norah Almasoud - Ph.D. Candidate, STAT

Location

Building 1, Al-Khawarizmi, 4th floor, 4200-WS23

Norah Almasoud 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

Norah completed her bachelor degree in Statistics in 2012. She has a Master of Science degree from Texas A&M University, Texas, United States.

Norah worked as a Data Analyst at King Abdul-Aziz University’s Deanship of Student Affairs 2012/2013. In March 2017, she had the privilege to serve as a judge for the 20th Student Research Week at TAMU, the largest single university student run research symposium in the nation.

Moreover, during her last year at A&M she taught undergraduate courses; where it enhanced her teaching skills. Currently, she is a lecturer at King Saud University and Biostatistics group representative for KAUST ASA student chapter.

Research Interest

Time Series Models. Data Analysis. General Statistical Modeling. Multivariate Models. Modeling Brain Signals. Biostatistics. Forecasting. Machine Learning.

Awards

  • Dean’s List for all four academic years of her studies.
  • Bronze medalist in the King Abdul-Aziz University sports activities bicycle league.