Maysa S. de Magalhães is Principal Researcher and Director of the National School of Statistical Sciences (ENCE) from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Has also worked as an Adjunct Professor at Polytechnic Institute of Guarda (Portugal). She holds a PhD degree in Production Engineering from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro. She coordinated the Postgraduate Program in Population Studies and Social Research at ENCE from 2009 to 2011. She has experience in teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels. She has been acting as a reviewer for several journals. Her main areas of interest are statistical modeling for the social sciences, statistical quality control and improvement, including all aspects of control charting, profile monitoring, industrial applications of statistics. She has published several peer-reviewed journal articles. She is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).