Selected Awards & Honours
TWAS (Academy of Sciences for the Developing World)—Young Scientist Prize (2015)
International Statistical Institute—Elected Member (2014)
American Statistical Association—Young Researcher Award, Section on Risk Analysis (2011)
International Association for Statistical Computing—ERS IASC Young Researcher Award (2008)
Before moving to the UK I was employed by the:
—Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (2012‒2016): Assistant Professor (2012‒2015) and Associate Professor (2016).
—École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (2010‒2012): Post-Doctoral Fellow and Lecturer.
—Banco de Portugal (2009‒2010): Visiting researcher at the Portuguese Central Bank.
—Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2009): where I started lecturing.
In an attempt to sharpen my applied skills, and my problem-solving abilities, I have also been developing some consulting on statistical modeling on the side (2004‒∞).
†According to QS World University Rankings 2016‒2017, PUC Chile is ranked 4th in South America; the University of Edinburgh and EPFL are respectively ranked as 19th and 14th in the world.
Articles: Annals of Applied
Statistics, Bernoulli, Biometrika,
Communications in Statistics—Theory and Methods,
Computational Statistics and Data Analysis,
Extremes, Journal of Applied Probability,
Journal of Business Cycle Measurement and Analysis,
Journal of Statistical Computation and
Simulation, Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice,
Journal of the American Statistical Association
Books: Palgrave Texts in Econometrics
Funding: FWO (Research Foundation Flanders), CONICYT (Chilean NSF)