Hello, my name is


Nascimento de Lima

I use data and computational models to inform public policy

About Me

I am an Associate Engineer at RAND, a research organization dedicated to improving policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.

My research uses simulation models and (high-performance) computing to inform public policy when decision-makers face difficult dillemas and there is no clear best-choice due to uncertainty or conflicting societal objectives. I have a background in engineering and a PhD in Policy Analysis, with analytical concentrations in Quantitative and Economic Analysis, and specialization in Health Policy.

My recent research investigated COVID-19 control strategies and informs the design of pandemic response plans. I also work on other health policy areas, such as cancer early detection.

I am generally intereted in working at the intersection of modeling, decision-making under uncertainty and policy analysis.

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