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Daniel Fernández Martínez

Lector Serra-Húnter en Estadística, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech

I am a Serra-Húnter lecturer fellow in the Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia-BarcelonaTech.

From 2017 to 2020 I worked as a Senior Research Biostatistician in the Research, Teaching, and Innovation Unit at Sant Joan de Déu Sanitary Park and as a adjunct professor at the Geneva Business School, the European University Business School, the University of Barcelona, and the Open University of Catalonia.

In 2017, I was a lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, at the SUNY: University at Albany.

In 2016, I was a Moore-Sloan postdoctoral associate in the Center for Data Science at NYU working on the project "Computational statistic algorithms to evaluate rater quality in crowdsourced speech rating tasks”.

In 2015, I was involved in the project “Cluster analysis for ordinal categorical data”, a research programme at the interface between Statistics and Computer Sciences to develop methods of classification and dimension reduction focused on ordinal data.

I have a the Tenure-track lecturer certification (professor lector) and the Accreditation of research (professor agregat) issued by the Agencia per la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya (AQU). I am a member of the CIBERSAM group.

Key interests: Biostatistics, categorical data analysis, clustering and classification, computational statistics, mixture models, multilevel/hierarchical models, goodness-of-fit, and statistical modeling.


  • –present
    Lector Serra-Húnter en Estadística, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech


  • 2015 
    Victoria University of Wellington, Doctor en Estadística