Antonietta Mira is Full Professor of Statistics, Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano) and Università dell'Insubria (Como). In 2015 she co-founded the InterDisciplinary Institute of Data Science, IDIDS, USI, and she has been the director since then. From September 2013 to September 2015 she was the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Economics, USI, (Lugano). She is member of the scientific program committee and of the organizing committee of many conferences in the fields of Statistics and Mathematics. Her main research interests are Computational data science and Application of statistical models to problems arising in social science, finance, economics, industry, medicine and biology, with a clear interdisciplinary attitude.
Antonietta graduated summa cum laude at University of Pavia, obtained a Doctorate in Statistics at University of Trento and continued her studied in Statistics at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis).
In her free time Antonietta is a practitioner magician, in particular mathematical magic and she wrote also a book.