Congratulations to our award winning PostDoc Raffaele Vitale!
The recipient of the 2020 Young Statistician Award, which is aimed to recognize the work of young people in introducing innovative methods, promoting the use of statistics and/or successfully using it in the daily practice, is Dr. Raffaele Vitale. Raffaele Vitale graduated in Analytical Chemistry in 2011 (Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy) and obtained his Ph.D. title in Statistics and Optimization in 2017 (Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain) with a thesis entitled Novel chemometric proposals for advanced multivariate data analysis, processing and interpretation. He is currently working as Postdoctoral Associate at KU Leuven in Belgium in the framework of the ADGut project for the investigation of the developmental mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease. Raffaele is author of 23 peer-reviewed publications, has been awarded the Best Italian Master’s Thesis in Analytical Chemistry prize in 2012, the International Association of Spectral Imaging student prize in 2016, the V Siemens Process Analytics Prize for Young Scientist in 2017 and the III Jean-Pierre Huvenne Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in Chemometrics in 2019. (https://enbis.org/)