Alum Victor De Oliveira wins ASA distinguished achievement award

ISR alumnus Victor De Oliveira has been awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award of the Section on Statistics and the Environment of the American Statistical Association.

De Oliveira is an associate professor in the Department of Management Science and Statistics in the College of Business at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics in 1997 and was advised by ISR-affiliated Professor Benjamin Kedem (Math).

De Oliveira's research interests are in Bayesian methods, environmental statistics, geostatistics, Markov random fields, spatial prediction and space-time modeling.

Published August 16, 2010