School of Mathematics

Miguel de Carvalho

The University of Edinburgh The School of Mathematics Room: 4605 James Clerk Maxwell Building, The King's Buildings, Peter Guthrie Tait Road Edinburgh EH9 3FD Scotland
Tel: Work 0131 650 5054


Research Interests

Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, Econometrics, Risk Analysis, Statistics of Extremes

Research Groups

Biographical Statement

Before joining the University of Edinburgh I have held research and teaching positions at PUC Chile, EPFL, Banco de Portugal, and UNL. I am an applied mathematical statistician with a variety of research interests including, inter alia, statistical inferences for small-probability events, geometrical statistics, methods for data visualization and graphical learning, econometrics, and medical diagnostic assessment.

Professional Activities

- Associate Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association (2018-onwards).

- Associate Editor, Annals of Applied Statistics (2014-onwards).

- Associate Editor, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2017-onwards).

- Associate Editor, Statistics and Public Policy (2015-onwards).

- Editor, Bernoulli News (Bernoulli Society).

Education Background

- PhD in Mathematics with emphasis on Statistics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2009)

- MSc in Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics (2009)

- BSc in Mathematics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2004)

Previous Employment

- 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.