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Ashton Wiens

I am a mathematical statistician conducting research in spatial analysis, computational mathematics, quantitative ecology, and software development.

My present research in population ecology includes time series analysis using demographic and phenology modeling, population viability analysis, and the development of decision support tools. I serve as a lead analyst for the North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat).

Professional Experience

  • USGS, Ecosystems mission area, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) Ecological sciences branch, 2020 – Present

  • NCAR, Institute for Mathematics Applied to the Geosciences 2018-2020

  • University of Colorado, Boulder; Graduate research assistant 2017-2020

Education and Certifications

  • University of Colorado; MS and PhD in applied mathematics, 2015-2020

  • University of Kansas; BS in mathematics, 2011-2015

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