Kate Saunders

Dr. Kate Saunders is a lecturer in mathematics and statistics at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. Her core research interests are problems in statistical climatology, with a specific interest in climate extremes and extreme value theory. Prior to this she worked a a postdoc at the Techical University of Delft and Royal Netherlands Institute of Meteorology (KNMI) on projects in statistical post-processing. Her PhD studies were in applications of extreme value theory for modelling rainfall extremes in Australia at the University of Melbourne and under the supervision of Prof. Peter Taylor.