Marta Pittavino is a Senior Lecturer at the Research Center for Statistics of the Geneva School of Economics and Management, GSEM, within the University of Geneva. She teaches, both in English and in French, statistical and mathematical courses at the Bachelor and Master level. She is scientific coordinator and manager of the Master of Science in Business Analytics, MaBAn.
After studying Mathematics at the University of Turin, Italy, Marta received her PhD in Biostatistics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Subsequently, she joined the International Agency for Research on Cancer, IARC, (part of the World Health Organization, WHO) in Lyon, France, as post-doctoral scientist, applied statistician. Her research interests focus on applied statistics: data analysis, forecasting and regression methods, Bayesian hierarchical models, with application to various fields including philanthropical and epidemiological studies.