Statistics, Data Management
Christien Thiart is a South African with mathematical sciences degrees from the University of Stellenbosch and the University of Cape Town where she completed her PhD. She held various positions in the Western Cape from biometrician in the Department of Agriculture, to computer science teacher and lecturer in mathematical and statistical sciences. She is currently a professor in the Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Cape Town. She has been a research fellow of the CIGCES since 1998, where she manages the geological GIS database. She works extensively on mineral resource potential modeling and related projects over the continents of Gondwana. In AEON, she will play a central role in GIS-based research, the statistical and spatial analysis and modeling of Earth System resources, and data mining.
Contact: THIART Christien