Gauss Moutinho Cordeiro

Mathematician, Person

1952 –


Who is Gauss Moutinho Cordeiro?

Gauss Moutinho Cordeiro is a Brazilian engineer, mathematician and statistician of international recognition who has made significant contributions to the theory of statistical inference, mainly through asymptotic theory and applied probability. He received his PhD in Statistics in 1982 at Imperial College under Sir David R. Cox. Currently, Cordeiro is a Class A researcher of the Brazilian Research Council-CNPq, Full Professor at Federal University of Pernambuco and Member of the Graduate Program in Statistics at the same university. He has published more than 195 research articles in scientific international journals and supervised more than 40 MSc and DSc theses. He was also president of the Associação Brasileira de Estatística, 2000-2002. He was one of the founder editors of the Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics and the Editor in Chief of this journal between 1995-2000. Cordeiro's main research interests in statistics include asymptotic theory, probability distributions and regression models. He created, developed and organized several statistical meetings in Brazil. He has acted as referee for several important statistical journals. In 2010, Cordeiro awarded from the Brazilian Government the National Medal for Scientific Merit at the order of Comendador.

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Apr 17, 1952
  • Brazil
  • Imperial College London

on July 23, 2013


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