Victor Hugo Lachos Davila
Victor H Lachos, is a Professor of Statistics at the University of
Connecticut. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from Universidade de Sao
Paulo (USP - Brazil) in 2004. He was a Professor of Statistics at the
Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP - Brazil) for 12 years, from 2006
until 2017. He won the 2008 IASI (Inter-American Statistical Institute)
Award for excellence. In 2012, was distinguished with the “Zeferino Vaz
Award” from UNICAMP. In 2016, he received the title “Doctor Honoris Causa”
from Universidad Nacional “Pedro Ruiz Gallo” (UNPRG - Peru). He has
published more than 120 articles in indexed international journals and is
author of the book: Finite Mixtures of Skewed Distributions (Springer, 2018).
He has supervised 5 post-doctoral projects, 16 doctoral thesis and 15
master’s degrees. His Statistical interest’s areas are distribution theory,
mixed-effects models, time series, finite mixture of distributions, augmented
models, spatial models and semiparametric models.