Luis M. Castro Cepero

Luis M. Castro Cepero

I have obtained a Ph.D. degree in Statistics at the Department of Statistics of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2008 under the guidance of Professor Ernesto San Martín and Professor Reinaldo Arellano-Valle, with the Thesis: “Skew-normal distributions: Identifiability, Reduction and Bayesian approach of shape mixtures”.

Also, I have completed an undergraduate program in Statistics and Computer Science at Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (Lima—Perú). I worked for many years in several companies of Perú related with market and statistical research.

I have worked at the Department of Statistics of Universidad de Concepción as an Associate Professor for almost 10 years.

Now, I am an Associate Professor at the Department of Statistics of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

News:

-Starting August 1, 2020, I am the Faculty Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Facultad de Matemáticas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Old news:

-Since July 26, 2019, I am a member of the Study Group of Mathematics at Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico (FONDECYT) Chile.

-Since March 20, 2019, I am a member of the Mathematics and Statistics Area Committee at Comisión Nacional de Acreditación (CNA) Chile.

-In January 1st, 2018, I have started my second period as the President of the Statistical Chilean Society (SOCHE) (term 2018 - 2019).

-Starting August 1st, 2017, I am an Associate Professor at Department of Statistics of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

-Starting January 1st, 2016, I am the President of the Statistical Chilean Society (SOCHE) (term 2016 - 2017).

-August 24, 2015, I am an Associate Researcher at CI2MA of Universidad de Concepción, Chile (term 2015-2017).

-January 26, 2015, I am a Visiting Professor at Sección de Matemáticas of Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (term 2015-2016).

-Starting September 1st, 2013 I am a Visiting Professor at Instituto de Matemática, Estatística e Computação Cientítifica of Universidade Estadual de Campinas in Brazil (term 2013-2014).

SHORT COURSES AND TALKS 2020

Short Course in Mixed Models (Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro)

UFRJ, RJ, Brazil, March 2-6, 2020.

MiDaS Statistical Seminar (Pontificia Unviersidad Católica de Chile)

UC, Santiago, Chile, May 20, 2020.

III CIPEFA (Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería)

UNI, Lima, Perú, December 3-5, 2020.

CURRENT SCIENTIFIC INTEREST

1.Skew-elliptical and thick-tailed distributions.

2.Longitudinal and censored data.

3.Identifiability problems.

4.Change point problems.

STATISTICAL SITES

Contact address:

Edificio Rolando Chuaqui, Campus San Joaquin. Avda. Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Chile

Phone:

Office (56)223541451

E-mail:

mcastro at mat dot uc dot cl

luiscastrocepero at gmail dot com

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