Our Team

François Diaz-Maurin, PhD

Chief Consultant & Founder

François Diaz-Maurin is the chief consultant and founder of Decidia. François has gained over 15 years of international experience in scientific and strategic advice as well as in industrial and academic research. He is specialized in multi-scale integrated analysis and multi-criteria evaluation methods for decision support, conflict management and uncertainty management. His main areas of expertise are geological disposal, radioactive waste management, nuclear facilities, energy systems, large infrastructures and resource management.

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Anna Nikishova, PhD

Postdoctoral Scientist & Consultant

Anna Nikishova holds a Ph.D. (2020) and a M.Sc. (2016) in Computational Science from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on uncertainty propagation, sensitivity analysis, metamodeling, and dimension reduction of coupled systems. At Decidia, Anna brings her expertise in uncertainty quantification for auditing computational models for nuclear waste repositories that involve uncertainty.

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Jerold Yu

Data Scientist & Consultant

Jerold Yu holds a M.S. in Statistics (2020) and a B.S. in Mathematical and Computational Science (2019) from Stanford University. Jerold is passionate about leveraging data to uncover stories and to gain a better understanding of the world around us. At Decidia, Jerold contributes as a data scientist and programmer bringing his knowledge of machine learning, data mining, and data analytics.