I am André Victor Ribeiro Amaral, a Ph.D. student at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Statistics Department. I am a member of the Geospatial Statistics and Health Surveillance Research Group, being advised by Dr. Paula Moraga. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Statistics in August 2020 at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), advised by Dr. Roger Silva. Before that, I obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais. My main research interests include Statistical Modelling, Computation Methods of Inference, and Statistical Physics Models, in particular, Percolation Models. Feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.