About me

I'm a research scientist (statistician) at deCODE genetics, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Born in Haugesund, Norway, in 1979. Married, with twins born in 2009.

Mini-CV:

PhD, Statistics, 2008, University of Oslo, Norway

MSc, Industrial Mathematics, 2003, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

2017 - current: Research scientist at deCODE genetics, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014 - 2017: Research Scholar (Fræðimaður, equivalent to Research Associate Professor) in Statistics at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2015: Researcher at the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.

2007 - 2013: (Senior) Research Scientist at the Norwegian Computing Center (Norsk Regnesentral), Oslo, Norway.

Detailed CV

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You can contact me at egil.ferkingstad@gmail.com


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