Prof. Dr. Marica Manisera
University of Brescia, Department of Economics and Management
Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of Brescia, she coordinates, together with Paola Zuccolotto, the international project Big Data analytics in sports (BDsports, bdsports.unibs.it). She is Chair of the Special Interest Group on Sport Statistics of the International Statistical Institute and Associate Editor of the Journal of Sports Analytics. Her scientific research activity is carried out in the field of Statistical Sciences, both with a methodological and applied approach. She has authored/coauthored several scientific articles in international journals and books, she participated to many national and international conferences, also as organizers of specialized sessions, often on the topic of Sports Analytics. She guest co-edited special issues of international journals on statistics in sports. She co-authored, with Paola Zuccolotto, the book "Basketball Data Science" (2020), CRC Press.
She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of Statistics and is responsible, with Paola Zuccolotto, for the scientific area dedicated to Sport Analytics at the PhD "Analytics for Economics and Management" of the University of Brescia. She also teaches courses and seminars on Sports Analytics in University Masters on Sports Engineering and specialized training projects devoted to people operating in the sports world.
She regularly supervises students’ internships, final reports and master's theses on the subject of Statistics, often with applications to sport data. She also works in collaboration with high-school teachers, creating experimental educational projects to bring students closer to quantitative subjects through Sport Analytics.