Hayley Brittingham is a statistician with interests in environmental statistics, biology, and probability theory. She has experience in ecological research and programming, including multivariate statistical methods for both continuous and discrete data (these methods include dimension reduction, shrinkage, classification, and a variety of GLMs). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolution from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Science in Applied Statistics from Pennsylvania State University.
Previously, Hayley served as the primary contributor to a study which helped clarify the effect of chromosome counts on plant distributions, and, as a member of an animal behavior research lab, she developed new assays for the behavior and personality of social spiders and wasps. Since September 2017, she has aided in distribution developing probabilistic models for performance assessments of radioactive waste disposal sites for Neptune and Company, Inc.