Amy J. Braverman is an American statistician who analyzes remote sensing data and climate models as a Principal Statistician at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. She has also served as co-chair of the Climate Change Policy Advisory Committee of the American Statistical Association.
Braverman graduated from Swarthmore College in 1982, with a bachelor's degree in economics. She went to the University of California, Los Angeles for graduate study, earning a master's degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. in statistics in 1999. Her dissertation, A Rate-distortion Approach to Massive Data Set Analysis, was advised by Don Ylvisaker.
In 2012, the American Statistical Association named Braverman as a fellow "for contributions to environmental statistics, particularly in the interface between massive-data reduction and remote sensing; and for service to the statistics community in climate research and policy".
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