James Matuk


Data Scientist,
Epidemiology Data Center,
University of Pittsburgh

I am a Data Scientist at the University of Pittsburgh. My current role is to provide statistical expertise for various research projects in the Epidemiology Data Center.

My research interests include longitudinal data analysis, statistical shape analysis, and Bayesian modeling.

Before coming to the University of Pittsburgh, I was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. My advisors were Professor David Dunson and Professor Amy Herring.

I graduated with a Ph.D. in Statistics from the Department of Statistics at The Ohio State University. My dissertation co-advisers were Professor Oksana Chrekbtii and Professor Sebastian Kurtek.

In 2016, I graduated from Duquesne University with a B.S. in Mathematics. My undergraduate research focused on variational methods for image processing advised by Professor Stacey Levine.