Welcome Dr. Nora Bello!
Dr. Nora Bello will be joining the Animal Sciences Department as a Professor on September 27, 2021. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Statistics at Kansas State University where she has resided for the past 12 years. Dr. Bello is trained as a veterinarian, animal scientist, and a statistician, and these facets are closely interweaved in her professional experiences and interests. She obtained her Ph.D. from the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University. Nora's hometown is in La Cumbre, Province of Cordoba, Argentina which is the southern tip of South America.
Her research and teaching efforts revolve around modern statistical modeling and analytics that enhances animal agriculture from a comprehensive systems perspective. Specifically, her primary research and teaching focuses involve hierarchical statistical modeling, including both Bayesian implementations and their frequentist counterparts, mixed models, and encompasses cutting-edge developments in methodology and innovative applications in agriculture and food production systems.