Melody Ghahramani

Melody Ghahramani Title: Professor, Statistics
Office: 6L25
Building: Lockhart
Phone: 204.789.1414


Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Manitoba

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Melody grew up in Winnipeg and obtained her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Manitoba. She obtained her Master's and Ph.D. in Statistics from Simon Fraser University and the University of Manitoba, respectively. Her research interests are in time series and biostatistics. She is interested in inference using estimating functions with applications in finance. Her applied research interest is in infectious disease modeling.

Research Interests:

Time Series Analysis, Environmetrics, Biostatistics.

Dr. Ghahramani currently holds an NSERC Discovery Grant, which allows her to support students in research positions. Contact her to learn about research opportunities.


Selected Publications:

1. Ghahramani, M., White, S.S. Time Series Regression for Zero-Inflated and Overdispersed Count Data: A Functional Response Model Approach. J Stat Theory Pract 14, 29 (2020).

2. Ghahramani, M., H. Zheng, P.W. Whitfield, and C.B. Dean. (2012). Statistical Modelling of Temporary Streams in Canadian Prairie Provinces, Canadian Water Resources Journal, 37(4), 373-389.

3. Ghahramani, M., Dean, C.B., and Spinelli, J. (2001). Simultaneous Modeling of Operative Mortality and Long-term Survival after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery, Statistics in Medicine, 20, 1931-1945.