Data Science Lab, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
Antonietta Mira is professor of statistics, founder and director of the Data Science Lab at Università della Svizzera Italiana, where she served as the Vice-Dean in the Faculty of Economics (2013–2015). She is also part-time professor of statistics at Università dell'Insubria, is a fellow of the Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, a fellow of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA), a visiting fellow of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences at Cambridge University (2014 and 2016) and has been a visiting professor at Université Paris-Dauphine, University of Western Australia, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, and University of Bristol, United Kingdom. She has won awards for excellence in both research and teaching. She is the principal investigator on several projects at the Swiss National Science Foundation and a member of multiple scientific committees representing her areas of expertise: Bayesian statistical models and efficient Monte Carlo simulation algorithms and theory.