Amy Braverman

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Amy J. Braverman is an American statistician who analyzes remote sensing data and climate models as a Principal Statistician at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.[1] She has also served as co-chair of the Climate Change Policy Advisory Committee of the American Statistical Association.[2]


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.[1] Her dissertation, A Rate-distortion Approach to Massive Data Set Analysis, was advised by Don Ylvisaker.[3]


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".[4]


  1. ^ a b Amy Braverman, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, retrieved 2018-10-30
  2. ^ Berliner, Mark (2009), Statisticians go to Washington (PDF), ASA Climate Change Policy Advisory Committee
  3. ^ Amy Braverman at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ American Statistical Association Names 48 Fellows for 2012, American Statistical Association, May 10, 2012 – via PRWeb

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