Victor Leiva

Professor (full professor)
Departamento de Estadística
Universidad de Valparaíso
Facultad de Ciencias, 4to piso, Oficina 1
Gran Bretana 1111, Playa Ancha
2360102 Valparaíso, CHILE
Phone: (56)(32)2508320
Emails: victor.leiva@uv.cl - victor.leiva@yahoo.com

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 distribution theory), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, under the supervision of Dr. N. Balakrishnan.

Areas of interest (in alphabetical order):

  • 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.