Research Interests: Computational and Applied Statistics with special emphasis on psychometric methods.
Patrick Mair obtained his PhD in Statistics from the University of Vienna in 2005 and did his Habilitation (Venia Legendi) in Statistics in 2010. From 2005-2011 he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Statistics and Mathematics, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business. From 2007-2008 he was a Research Fellow at the Department of Statistics/Department of Psychology at UCLA. Since 2013 he works as Senior Lecturer in Statistics at the Department of Psychology, Harvard University.
His research focuses on Computational and Applied Statistics with special emphasis on psychometric methods such as latent variable models and multivariate exploratory techniques. The research typically involves some programming work in the R environment for statistical computing.