Victor Leiva


Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial
Facultad de Ingeniería
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso
Avenida Brasil 2241
Oficina IBC-5-18,
Valparaíso, CHILE
Phone: (56)(32)2273714

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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 (model checking).
  • Lifetime analysis (reliability, survival analysis, censored data).
  • Quality control and operational research.
  • Statistical modeling.