Biography

Completed a PhD in Statistics at the department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business, in 2007 under the supervision of Professor Dimitris Karlis. His PhD dissertation was ranked as excellent by world leading experts including the professors Harry Joe (British Columbia), and Roger B. Nelsen (Lewis & Clark College). After completing his PhD had two postdoctoral positions at Canada. Worked with Professor Christian Genest until the end of 2007 at the Laval University and then moved to the University of British Columbia to work with Professor Harry Joe until July 2008. After completing the post-docs had a lecturer position at Athens University of Economics and Business, lasting from November 2009 until August 2009. Has been appointed as a Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in Statistics at the University of East Anglia in 2009 and in 2013 was promoted to Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor).

Career

  • 08/2013-present: Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor) in Statistics | School of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia
  • 09/2009-07/2013: Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) in Statistics | School of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia
  • 11/2008-08/2009: Lecturer in Statistics | Department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business
  • 01/2009-03/2009: Specialized Scientist in Biostatistics | Medical School, Cyprus University of Technology
  • 01/2008-08/2008: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Statistics | Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia | Supervisor: Prof. Harry Joe
  • 09/2007-12/2007: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Statistics | Départment de mathématiques et de statistique, Université Laval | Supervisor: Prof. Christian Genest
  • 09/2003-01/2004: Research Associate in Biostatistics | Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Athens University Medical School

Academic Background

  • 12/2003-8/2007: Ph.D. in Statistics | Department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business | Thesis: Application of Copula Functions in Statistics | Supervisor: Prof. Dimitris Karlis | External Examiners: Prof. Harry Joe and Prof. Roger B. Nelsen 

  • 10/2000-5/2003: M.Sc. in Biostatistics | Co-organized by Department of Mathematics and Medical School, University of Athens and Department of Mathematics, University of Ioannina | Thesis: Short term effects of air pollution in asthma admissions: a meta-analysis | Supervisor: Prof. Klea Katsouyanni | Grade: 8.79/10, with honors

  • 10/1996-6/2000: B.Sc. in Mathematics | Department of Mathematics, University of Ioannina | Specialism: Statistics and Operational Research | Grade: 7.27/10 (1st place)

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