Martin Barron

Cyber SMART Lead Researcher – IT, Analytics, and Operations


Martin Barron is a teaching professor of IT, Analytics and Operations at the University of Notre Dame, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in machine learning and sports analytics. Prior to joining the Mendoza faculty, Martin worked in the Dublin-based sports analytics company Kitman Labs. In this role he served as a data scientist developing machine learning pipelines, researching analytics approaches and collaborating with elite sports teams on projects in the areas of injury prevention, performance maximization, player growth and maturation, and strategy analysis. Prior to that Martin served as a data scientist in the Dublin office of EY, a global professional services company, working in the fields of accounting automation, survey analysis and statistical consulting. Martin received his master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in field of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics. His research focused on the development of statistical methods for the analysis of next generation single-cell RNA-sequencing data. Martin received his undergraduate degree at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, in Economics and Mathematics.