Martina Le-Bert Heyl 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

Martina obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2016 and a Masters degree in Statistics in 2021 from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile.

Research Interest

Her research interest is mainly Bayesian and computational statistics and application of R-INLA to scientific research.

Honors and Awards

Audience Favorite Award for Pitch Presentation. Sin Límites Program, 10th version (2019).

Laureate of IHP-CIMPA Fellowship Programme for “Quantitative Evolution, Phylogeny and Ecology: from Models to Data and Back”. Thematic program at Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris (2021).