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Summary of Curriculum Vitae
- Born in Valencia, Spain.
- Ph. D. (Mathematics) at University of Valencia (1974).
Ph. D. (Statistics) at University College London (1976).
- Professor of Statistics at the University of Valencia, Spain.
Spanish National Graduation Award (Mathematics); Spanish National Doctorate Award (Mathematics); British Council Research Fellowship; Yale University Postdoctoral Fellowship; Fellow of the American Statistical Association; Académico Correspondiente de la Real Academia de Ciencias de Madrid; Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society; Fellow of the Institute of Statisticians; Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute; Founder co-President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis 1992-1994; Listed in Who is Who in the World (1984-).
The nature and scope of Bayesian Statistics; The relationship between information theory and statistics; the foundations and the derivation of nonsubjective, reference priors; the foundations of decision theory; Bayesian hypothesis testing and model criticism; point and region intrinsic estimation; probabilistic classification; applications of Bayesian Statistics and decision theory to medical problems (automatic diagnosis), political analysis (election forecasting, sample surveys), and industrial problems (quality assurance).
UNESCO specialization codes: 1209.08; 1209.13; 2404.01
- Lecturer (Universitat de València, 1972-1977); Professor of Biostatistics (Universitat de València, 1978-1982); Professor of Statistics (Universitat de València, 1983-);
- Advisor on Statistics and Decision Theory to the President of the State of Valencia. (1989-1995); General Director of Decision Analysis, Government of the State of Valencia (1991-1993).
- Founding Editor of Test (1992-1997); Associate Editor of Estadística Española (1986-), the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series B) (1989-1993), the Journal of the Iranian Statistical Society (2002-); The Statistician (1987-1997), Questio (1983--2002); Contributing Editor of the Current Index of Statistics (1984-) and Statistics Theory and Methods Abstracts (1996-2003). Consultant for the Spanish Scientific and Technological Commission (Madrid), the National Science Foundation (USA), the National Security Agency (USA), the Research Council of Canada, the Fondo Nacional de Investigaciòn Cientìfica (Chile), the Foundation for Research and Development (South Africa), the Czech Academy of Sciences , the Academy of Finland .
- Organizer and Programme Committee Member of the Valencia International Meetings on Bayesian Statistics, established world forums on Bayesian Methods, held every four years in Spain since 1979. The last Valencia Meeting, the 9th, was held in June 2010.
- Supervisor of 18 completed Ph.D. Thesis.
- Post-graduate monographic courses on aspects of Bayesian Statistics given at many institutions world wide. These include (in alphabetical order by country), Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (Argentina), Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Universidad Católica (Santiago, Chile), CIENES (Santiago, Chile), Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Universidad de La Habana (Cuba), Research Center Foulum (Denmark), Charles Darwin Research Foundation (Galápagos Islands, Ecuador), Humboldt Universität (Berlin, Germany), Max-Plank Institüt (München, Germany), University of Iceland, Isfahan University of Technology (Iran), Institute for Desert Research (Sde Boquer, Israel), Scuola Matemática Interuniversitaria (Cortona, Italy), Università di Roma La Sapienza (Italy), MTPB (Male, Maldives), ITAM (Mexico), UNAM (Mexico), Universidad Mohamed V (Rabat, Morocco), Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (Lima, Peru), Universidad de San Marcos (Lima, Peru), Orange Free State University (Bloemfontein, South Africa), Universidad Carlos III (Madrid, Spain), Université de Neuchâtel (Switzerland), Universidad de la República (Montevideo, Uruguay), University of Edinburgh (UK), University College London (UK), Duke University (NC, USA), Purdue University, (IN, USA), Stanford University (CA, USA), University of Texas Austin (TX, USA), Universidad Simón Bolivar (Caracas, Venezuela).
- Lectures given, among others (alphabetical order), in academic centers of Berlin, Bloemfontein, Brighton, California at Berkeley, California at Riverside, Cambridge, Cape Town, Carnegie-Mellon, Chicago, Canterbury (New Zealand), Duke, Florence, Genece (CERN), Grenoble, George Washington, Edinburgh, Haifa, Harvard, Havana, Helsinki, Iceland, Lesotho, Louvain, London, MIT, Marburg, Menéndez-Pelayo at Santander, Milano, Minnesota, Montevideo, New South Wales, Oldenburg, Palermo, Paris, Pontificia de Chile, Prague, Pretoria, Purdue, Rome, Rutgers, Santiago (Chile), Santiago (Cuba), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Simon Fraser, St. Petersburg (Russia), Stanford, Stellenbosch, SUNY at Albany, Tel-Aviv, Tehran, Texas at Austin, Toulouse, UNAM (Mexico), Varanasi, Varna, Verona, Virginia at Blacksburg, Warsaw, Vienna, Warwick, Waterloo, Wisconsin, Wroclaw, Yaoundé and Yale.
José M. Bernardo. Departamento de Estadística e I. O., Universitat de València, Spain.