Teaching & Students

Teaching at UConn


Fall 2016

  • STAT5585 : Mathematical Statistics I (G)

Spring 2017

  • STAT5586 : Mathematical Statistics II (G)

Fall 2017

  • STAT2215 : Introduction to Statistics II (UG)
  • STAT3375 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I (UG)

Spring 2018

  • STAT3445 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II (UG)

Fall 2018

  • STAT5585 : Mathematical Statistics I (G)
  • STAT3445 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II (UG)

Spring 2019

  • STAT6515 : Statistical Inference II (G)
  • STAT3375 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics I (UG)

Fall 2019

  • STAT5585 : Mathematical Statistics I (G)

Spring 2020

  • STAT5685 : Mathematical Statistics II (G)
  • STAT3445 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II (UG)

Fall 2020

  • STAT3445 : Introduction to Mathematical Statistics II (UG)

Spring 2021

  • STAT5685 : Mathematical Statistics II (G)
  • STAT6515 : Statistical Inference II (G)

Master Students

  • 15.  Katherine Andreina Loor Valeriano: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2019). Spatial Models for Censored data. (with Larissa Avila Matos)
  • 14.  Rommy Camasca Olivari: Federal University of Pernambuco (MS thesis, 2019). Censored Linear Mixed Models with Autoregressive Errors. (with Aldo W. Medina Garay)
  • 13.  Marcela Lemus: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2018). Semiparametrics Regression models for Censored Data.
  • 12.  Jose Alejandro Ordonez : Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2016). Spatial Models for Censored data with applications in R
  • 11.  Edgar Javier Lopez Moreno : Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2016). Finite Mixtures of Censored regression models.
  • 10.  Fernanda Lang Schumacher : Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2016). Censored Autoregressive Models.
  • 9.  Thalita do Bem Mattos: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2016). Censored Regression Models with Scale Mixtures of Skew-Normal Distributions.
  • 8.  Thais Silva Barbosa: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2016). Spatial Models for Censored Data.
  • 7.  Monique Bettio Massuia: Campinas State University (MS thesis , 2015). Censored Regression Models with Heavy Tails Distributions
  • 6.  Christian Eduardo Galarza Morales Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2015). Quantile Regression for Mixed Effects Models.
  • 5.  Larissa Avila Matos: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2012). Linear Mixed Effects Models for Censored Data with Normal and Student-t Distributions.
  • 4.  Aldo W. Medina Garay: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2010). Nonlinear Models with Scale Mixtures of Skew-Normal Distributions.
  • 3.  Rodrigo Marreiro Basso: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2009). Finite Mixtures Using Scale Mixtures of Skew-Normal Distributions.
  • 2.  Rignaldo Rodrigues Carvalho: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2010). Local Influence Analysis of Measurement Error Model with Scale Mixtures of Skew-Normal Distributions.
  • 1.  Alejandro Monzon Montoya: Campinas State University (MS thesis, 2009). Zero Inflated Models for Counts Data.

    Ph.D Students


  • 18.  Dashun Liu. University of Connecticut. PhD student (Ongoing supervision, 2024 expected).
  • 17. Keling Zhong. University of Connecticut. PhD student (Ongoing supervision, 2024 expected).
  • 16.  Francisco Hildemar Calixto de Alencar. Campinas State University. PhD student (Ongoing co- supervision with Larissa Matos, 2020 expected).
  • 15.  Fernanda Lang Schumacher. (PhD ,  2021) Campinas State University. Robust linear mixed models for longitudinal data using skewed and heavy-tailed distributions(co- supervision with Larissa Matos).
  • 14.  Jose Alejandro Ordoñez. (PhD , 2021) . Campinas State University.  On Default Priors for Regression Models. (co-supervision with Larissa A. Matos).
  • 13.  Thalita do Bem Mattos. (PhD , 2020). Campinas State University. Parametric and semiparametric mixed-effects models for longitudinal censored data (co-supervision with Larissa A. Matos).
  • 12. Christian E. Galarza Morales. (PhD 2020).  Campinas State University. On Moments of Doubly Truncated Multivariate Distributions (co-supervision with Larissa A. Matos).
  • 11. Tairan Ye. (PhD , 2019) . University of Connecticut. (co-supervision with Dipak Dey).
  • 10.  Luis Enrique Benites Sanchez. São Paulo University. (PhD , 2018).  Finite Mixtures of Censored Regression Models. (with Heleno Bolfarine). 
  • 9.  Isabel Cristina Gomes. Federal University of Minas Gerais (PhD, 2016). Influence and Diagnostics for Censored Regression Models.  (with Lourdes Contreras)
  • 8.  Larissa Avila Matos: Campinas State University (PhD, 2016). Censored Regression Models for Mixed-effects models
  • 7.  José Alejandro Gonzalez Campos: Campinas State University (PhD, 2016). Statistics and Fuzzy set Theory.
  • 6.  Diana Milena Galvis Soto: Campinas State University (PhD, 2015). Zero-One augmented regression Models for Proportional Data
  • 5.  Aldo William Medina Garay: Campinas State University (PhD, 2014). Censored Regression Models with Heavy Tails Distributions.
  • 4. Denise Reis Costa: Campinas State University (PhD, 2013). Estimação Robusta em modelos de Variáveis Latentes para dados Censurados.
  • 3.  Betsabé Blas: São Paulo State University (PhD, 2010). Asymmetrical Measurement Errors Models. (with Heleno Bolfarine). 
  • 2. Clecio da Silva Ferreira (PhD, 2008). Inferência e diagnóstico em modelos assimétricos. (with Heleno Bolfarine).
  • 1.   Camila Borelli Zeller: Campinas State University (PhD, 2009). Influence Diagnostics in Linear Models with Scale Mixtures of Skew-Normal Distribution (with Filidor Vilca Labra) 

    Postdoctor Supervised


  • 5.  Larisa Avila Matos. Campinas State University. (Post-doc, 2016-2017). Mixed effects models for censored data.
  • 4.  Marcos Oliveira Prates: Campinas State University (Post-doc, 2016). Skew-normal/independent random fields.
  • 3.  Aldo William Medina Garay: Campinas State University (Post-doc, 2014-2015). Measurement Error Models for Censored Data.
  • 2.  Celso Romulo Barbosa Cabral: Campinas State University (Post-doc 2014-2015). Finite Mixture of Skew distributions.
  • 1.  Javier Ferrua Vivanco: Campinas State University (Post-doc, 2013). Modelos de regressão para dados censurados usando distribuições de misturas da escala skew-normal.


    Award with Graduate Students


  • My master Student Fernanda Schumacher received an Award for the best Master Thesis defended in the period 2016-2017. SINAPE AWARD. Sao Paulo, Brazil, July-2018.
  • My Ph.D. Student Christian Eduardo Galarza Morales received the Jan Tinbergen award during the Word Congress of Statistics (ISI-2017). Marrakech – Morocco, July-2017.
  • My Ph.D. Student Diana Milena Galvis Soto received an Award for the best Doctoral Thesis defended in the period 2014-2015. National Symposium of Probability and Statistics – SINAPE AWARD. Porto Alegre – Brazil, July-2016.
  • My Student Christian Eduardo Galarza Morales received an award for the best Master Thesis defended in the period 2014-2015. National Symposium of Probability and Statistics – SINAPE AWARD. Porto Alegre- Brazil, July-2016.
  • My Student Larissa Avila Matos received a Honorary Mention for the best Master Thesis defended in the period 2010-2011. SINAPE AWARD. Joao Pessoa – Brazil, July-2012.
  • My Student Diana Milena Galvis Soto received a Honorary Mention for the best thesis in the area of Mathematics and Statistics defended in the period 2014-2015. CAPES Thesis Award. Brasilia-Brazil, December-2015.
  • My Student Christian Eduardo Galarza Morales received the IASI Award for excellence for the best young research in the area of Statistics in the American Region during the Word Congress of Statistics (ISI-2015). Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, July-2015.
  • My Student Denise Reis Costa received the Best Poster Presentation Award during the II CONBRATRI (Congresso Brasileiro de Teoria de Resposta ao Item). Bahia-Brazil, December-2011.

    e-mail: hlachos at uconn.edu

 

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