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Matteo Farnè

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Statistical Sciences "Paolo Fortunati"

Academic discipline: SECS-S/01 Statistics

Short Bio

Matteo Farnè received his PhD in Statistical Sciences at the University of Bologna in 2016, discussing a thesis entitled “Large covariance matrix estimation by composite minimization” under the guidance of Prof. Angela Montanari. Ammitted to the Superior College of UNIBO in 2010, he spent research periods at University College London in 2012, Stanford University in 2014, European Central Bank in 2015. His research interest include cluster analysis, outlier detection, spectral analysis, factor models, large-dimensional covariance matrix estimation, prediction and classification models. Research fellow since October 2015 at the Department of Statistical Sciences, he spent the academic year 2019/2020 at UC Davis as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Statistics, before joining the University of Bologna as a Researcher in May 2020. Go to the Curriculum vitae


+39 051 20 9 4622

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Dipartimento di Scienze Statistiche "Paolo Fortunati"
Via Belle Arti 41, Bologna - Go to map

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He receives on Teams on Fridays 10.30-11.30, or upon appointment via e-mail.