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:


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


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



Old news:


-In January 1st, 2018, I have started my second period as the President of the Statistical Chilean Society (SOCHE) (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) (2016 - 2017).

-Starting August 24, 2015, I am an Associate Researcher at CI2MA of Universidad de Concepción, Chile.

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

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

FORTHCOMING EVENTS 2020 (I’M PLANNING TO ATTEND THESE EVENTS)


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

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


24th COMPSTAT 2021

Bologna, Italy, August 29-31, 2021.


CURRENT SCIENTIFIC INTEREST


1.Skew-elliptical and thick-tailed distributions.

2.Longitudinal and censored data.

3.Identifiability problems.


STATISTICAL SITES


www.soche.cl

www.amstat.org

www.isba.org

 

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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