Luis Nieto

Division of Exact Sciences
Department of Statistics

Luis Nieto

Chair of the Department of Statistics
Full time professor
Sabbatical leave
National Researcher (Level II)

Luis Enrique Nieto Barajas Has a BSc in Actuarial Science from ITAM, an MSc in Statistics from IIMAS-UNAM and PhD in Statistics from the University of Bath in the UK. Worked in a marketing research company for two years and from 2001 to date is full time Professor of Statistics at ITAM. Has been statistical consultant for IFE (now INE) is diverse projects such as district formation, quick count and verification of the electoral padron, and external consultant for several companies. Received two international awards for his PhD thesis, the "Savage Award 2001" and the "Francisco Aranda Ordaz Award 2002-2004". Currently is a member of the national system of researchers and has published more than 34 papers in peer reviewed journals. Is a member of the Mexican Statistical Association and has been member of the board as a vocal from 2005 to 2009, as a vice-president from 2017 to 2019 and future president from 2019 to 2021.

Academic Studies

BS in Actuarial Science, ITAM
MS Statistics , Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
PhD in Statistics, The University of Bath, UK


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Topics of Interest

  • Bayesian Computation
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Survival Analysis
  • Nonparametric Bayesian Statistics
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Bayesian Biostatistics

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