Luca Maestrini is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences of University of Technology Sydney, Australia. His research interests include variational approximations, computational statistics and theory and methods of inference. He was awarded a PhD in Statistics from University of Padua, Italy, in 2019.
Luca is a Research Fellow of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical frontiers (ACEMS). He is also a member of the Early Career Researchers Committee of ACEMS and a Council member of the Statistical Society of Australia's New South Wales branch.
Luca mainly works on developing methodology for model estimation, with particular emphasis on variational approximations.