Miss Innocenter Moraa Amima

MSc. Stellenbosch University, BSc. Jomo Kenyatta University

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Doctoral Candidate - Doctor of Philosophy

Biography

Innocenter is a PhD candidate in the Department of Statistics. She completed her MSc. in Mathematics at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and Bachelor's degree at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya.

Research | Current

Development of methods for variable selection for high-diimensional data based on a factor analysis framework, with application to Wine Science studies. 

PhD research topic: Integrative analysis of high-dimensional data with applications to Wine Science

  • Dr Beatrix Jones (Main supervisor)
  • Prof Mat Goddard (Co-supervisor)
  • Dr Kate Lee (Co-supervisor)
  • Dr. Sarah Knight (Co-supervisor)

 

Teaching | Current

I am tutoring the following courses:

  • STATS 10X (Introduction to Statistics)
  • STATS 125 (Probability and its Applications)
  • STATS 20X (Data Analysis)
  • STATS 210 (Statistical Theory)

Postgraduate supervision

 

 

Distinctions/Honours

Scholarships:

  • 2019 : New Zealand Wine Growers Association and Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)
  • 2017 : African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, South Africa and International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
  • 2015 : MasterCard Foundation 

Areas of expertise

  • High-dimensional data analyis
  • Bayesian network models
  • Data wrangling and visualization

Contact details

Office hours

+64 27 917 1719

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 303S - Bldg 303S
Level 3, Room 376
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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