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María del Carmen Pardo Llorente






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Department of Statistics and Operational Research

Faculty of Mathematics

Complutense University of Madrid


Office 428

Plaza de las Ciencias, 3

Ciudad Universitaria

28040, Madrid (Spain)


Phone: +34 913 944 473

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   María del Carmen Pardo was born in Segovia, Spain, in 1969. In 1992 she graduated in Mathematics in the field of Operational Research at the Complutense University of Madrid. She continued her postgraduate studies there where she received the Ph. D. degree in Statistics in 1996. From 1992-1994, she was Assistant Professor, from 1994-2017 Associate Professor and then Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid. During years, her research interest was the use of measures of information theory in statistical inference. Nowadays, her research line is Biostatistics, in particular survival analysis, longitudinal data and assessment of diagnostic tests. She was co-chair of the specialized team Statistical Analysis of Event Times of ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics. She has been a visiting scientist for several times at the Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, McMaster University, Canada, Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Spain and Stanford University, USA.


   She has been awarded the “Best Graduate Prize” for obtaining the best marks in the field of Operational Research as well as “Best Ph. D. Prize” to the best Ph. D. Dissertation in Statistics and Operational Research. Also, she was elected to participate in the Tenth European Young Statisticians Meeting and she has been awarded the “Ramiro Melendreras Prize” from the Spanish Society of Statistical and Operational Research.


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