Federal University of Minas Gerais
Vinícius is a Professor in the Department of Statistics of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil. He received his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Statistical Science in the Graduate School of Duke University (NC, USA, 2011). Dr. Joseph Lucas was his Ph.D. Advisor. In 2004, Vinícius received his B.Sc. degree in Statistics from UFMG working with Dr. Rosangela Loschi. In 2006, he received an M.Sc. degree in Statistics from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) under the supervision of Dr. Dani Gamerman. In 2009, Vinícius completed his M.Sc. degree in Statistics at Duke University.
He is an Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics (BJPS) and sub-coordinator of the Graduate Program in Statistics of the UFMG. His research interests include: Bayesian Inference, Multivariate Analysis, Spatial Statistics, Survival Analysis and Statistical Modeling in Bioinformatics.