Victor Leiva


Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Avenida Padre Hurtado 750
Oficina A-215, Campus Viña del Mar
Viña del Mar, CHILE
Phone: (56)(32)2503815

Foto Victor Leiva The International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013)

Editorial and academic positions and main awards:

Main studies:

  • Doctor in mathematical sciences (major in statistics and operational research), Universidad de Granada, Spain, under the supervision of Dr. José A. Díaz-García.
  • Posdoctoral fellow (in statistics for business and industry), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, under the supervision of Dr. N. Balakrishnan.

Areas of interest (in alphabetical order):

  • Big data, business intelligence and data science.
  • Distribution theory on Birnbaum-Saunders, elliptic, inverse Gaussian and Johnson system models.
  • Influence diagnostics and goodness-of-fit.
  • Lifetime analysis (reliability, survival analysis, censored data).
  • Quality control and operational research.
  • Statistical modeling.