Institute for Positive Psychology & Education

Dr Thierno Diallo

Senior Research Data Analyst

PhD (Universite Pantheon Sorbonne [Paris I])

Dr Thierno Diallo completed a PhD (2002) in Optimization at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (France), where he worked thereafter for 4 years as a junior lecturer before moving to Canada. In Canada, Thierno worked for 7 years as a senior data analyst and statistics advisor for the Groupe de Recherche sur les Inadaptations Sociales de l’Enfance (GRISE) at the University of Sherbrooke, while also operating his own consulting firm in statistics (Statistiques & M.N). Before coming to Australia, Thierno also completed post-doctoral studies at the University of Sherbrooke, during which he studied the performance, power, and biases associated with latent curve models and growth mixture models through simulation studies.

Thierno’s research interests include structural equation models, longitudinal data analyses, latent curve models, growth mixture models, and Monte Carlo simulations. He also has many years’ experience in teaching applied mathematics and statistics. Thierno’s role at IPPE is to supervise the IPPE data analyst team, and provide advanced statistical support and advice.