Camila Rangel-Smith is a Research Data Scientist at The Alan Turing Institute, UK (2018 – present). She holds a PhD in Particle Physics from Université Paris Diderot (2013), where she worked on the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. During her PhD she participated on the discovery of the Higgs Boson particle announced by CERN in 2012. She continued working on ATLAS as a postdoctoral fellow for Uppsala University (2014 – 2016) where she focused on searches for physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics.
As a Data Scientist Camila has worked on a number of data and software projects ranging from complex systems in economics, assessment practices in education, to remote sensing usage ecology. She is passionate about open, interdisciplinary and reproducible research that creates public value.