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Rishikesh Yadav is a Ph.D. student in Statistics at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), under the supervision of Prof. Raphaël Huser.

Education and Early Career

Rishikesh Yadav obtained his Bachelor of Mathematics and Statistics in 2014 from the University of Allahabad and Master (M.Sc.) in Statistics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) in 2016. He joined the PhD program in Statistics at KAUST in 2017.

Research interests

Rishikesh Yadav's research interests focus on extreme-value statistics with a particular attention to sub-asymptotic models for spatial extremes.