Nationality Brazil Name Gauss Cordeiro | Role Mathematician | |

Born Gauss Moutinho Cordeiro
April 17, 1952 (age 63)
Recife (1952-04-17) Alma mater UFPE UFRJ Imperial College London (PhD) Doctoral students Elisete Aubin Denise Botter Claudio Cristino Silvia Ferrari Gilberto Paula Isolde Previdelli Rosangela Santana Margareth Udo Known for Asymptotic Theory Probability Distributions Doctoral advisor David Cox, Peter McCullagh | ||

Education Imperial College London |

## Entrevista com o prof dr gauss moutinho cordeiro

**Gauss Moutinho Cordeiro** (born April 17, 1952) 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.

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- Entrevista com o prof dr gauss moutinho cordeiro
- Education
- Research
- Books
- Articles in scientific periodicals
- Personal life
- References

## Education

He received his PhD in Statistics in 1982 at Imperial College London supervised by David Roxbee Cox.

## Research

Currently, Cordeiro is a Class A researcher of the Brazilian Research Council-CNPq, Full Professor at Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil) and Member of the Graduate Program in Statistics at the same university. He has published more than 310 research articles in international scientific journals with referee practice (2015) and supervised more than 60 MSc dissertations 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 such as the Annals of Statistics, Biometrical Journal, Biometrika, Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics, Canadian Journal of Statistics, Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, International Statistical Review, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Journal of Applied Probability, Journal of Applied Statistics, Journal of Data Science, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A, B, C, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, Sankhya, Scandinavian Journal of Statistics, South African Statistical Journal, Statistica Neerlandica, Statistical Methodology, Statistical Papers, Statistics, Statistics and Probability Letters. In 2010, Cordeiro awarded from the Brazilian Government the National Medal for Scientific Merit at the order of Comendador. He is a member of the Academy of Sciences of Pernambuco (Brazil).

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## Articles in scientific periodicals

## Personal life

He married in 1975 and has two daughters and one son.