Each year, CANSSI awards CANSSI Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships to a number of individuals. For 2022, three recipients were chosen to participate in projects proposed by two partnering universities. The awards are for a two-year period (2022–2024).
Recipient: Ismaila Ba (PhD Math 2022, UQAM)
Project: Zero-Inflation in Multinomial Principal Component Analysis for Microbiome Data
Supervisors: Kevin McGregor, York University; Maxime Turgeon, University of Manitoba; Saman Muthukumarana, University of Manitoba
Recipient: Gracia Yunruo Dong (PhD Statistics 2022, Waterloo)
Project: Estimating COVID-19 Prevalence in Homeless Populations
Supervisors: Laura Cowen, University of Victoria; Patrick Brown, University of Toronto
Recipient: Nam-Hwui Kim (PhD Statistics 2022, Waterloo)
Project: Real-Time Multi-Scale Estimation and Uncertainty Quantification in Infectious Disease Models
Supervisors: Hanna Jankowski, York University; Jane Heffernan, York University; Quazi Rahman, Lakehead University
Congratulations to these exceptional individuals!