Ricardo Andrade, MSc, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the UCSF Global Health Group's Malaria Elimination Initiative (MEI). As a member of the Vector Control and Spatial Modeling teams, Ricardo is focused on the implementation of statistical models to provide insight on the drivers of malaria transmission and guide interventions.
Prior to joining the MEI, Ricardo collaborated as a Research Partner at the UN Global Pulse - Kampala, where he developed new tools to analyze and visualize infectious diseases data. He has also worked for the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) and the National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV), both in Mexico.
Ricardo holds a BSc. in Actuarial Science from the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, a MSc. in Statistics and Operational Research from the University of Essex, UK, and a PhD in Computer Science, from the University of Sheffield, UK.