9 a.m., Friday, May 21
Kary Myers is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Intelligence and Emerging Threats program manager for data science at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). Previously she was a scientist and deputy group leader for LANL’s Statistical Sciences Group. With support from an AT&T Labs Fellowship, she earned her Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon’s Statistics and Data Science Department and her MS from their Machine Learning Department. At Los Alamos, she has been involved with a range of data-intensive projects, from analyzing electromagnetic measurements, to aiding large scale computer simulations, to developing analyses for chemical spectra from the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover. She is currently the Science Integration Lead for NA-22’s Multi-Informatics for Nuclear Operations Scenarios (MINOS) venture, and she’s LANL’s point of contact for NA-22’s data science portfolio. She has served as an associate editor for the Annals of Applied Statistics and the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports, and she created and organizes CoDA, the Conference on Data Analysis, to showcase data-driven research from across the Department of Energy.