I completed my PhD in Statistics in 2012 at Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal, and my Habilitation (Agregação) in Mathematics, Specialization in Statistics and Stochastic Processes in 2019 at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
In 2013, I become Professor at the Department of Statistics of the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. Between mid-2015 and December 2019 I was the Research Director of CAST -- Center for Applied Statistics and Data Analytics at Tampere University, Finland.
In the beginning of 2020 I decided to create the Statistical Learning Laboratory (SaLLy) to join together my research group, collaborators and students. More details can be found here: My Lab: SaLLy.
I am an ISI Elected member and currently:
President-Elect of the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS; July 2020 – July 2023; President between July 2023 and July 2025)
(Founding) Chair of the Special Interest Group on Data Science, of the International Statistical Institute (July 2020 – July 2023)
President of the Brazilian Region of the International Biometric Society (05/2018 – 09/2020; 09/2020 - 05/2022)
Member of the Representative Council of the International Biometric Society (07/2021 - 06/2025)
Member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Statistical Association (ABE) (09/2020 – 09/2024)
Vice-Coordinator of the Specialization in Data Science and Big Data, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil (since 05/2018)
Member of the Scientific Board of the European PhD in Socio-Economic and Statistical Studies (SESS) (since September 2016)
Member of the Scientific Board of the MSc program in Mathematics, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil (11/2018 – 11/2020; 11/2020 – 11/2022)
Some of my past position include:
Founder, Chairperson (between 01/2017 and 01/2019) and Past-Chairperson (between 02/2019 and 04/2021) of the Latin American Regional Section (LARS) of the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC)
Council member of the International Statistical Institute (between 08/2015 and 08/2019)
Vice-President (08/2009-08/2011; 08/2011-08/2013) and Council member (08/2015-08/2019) of the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics
My research interests include:
High-dimensional data modeling, low-rank approximations and weighted low-rank approximations
Time series and singular spectrum analysis
Big data and visualization
Modelling and analyse Genotype-by-Environment interactions and QTL-by-Environment interactions
Applications to plant sciences, genetics, finances and environmental sciences
I have authored/coauthored more than 50 research articles, with more than 70 co-authors from 17 countries. Besides my activities as general editorial board member of several scientific journals, I am currently
Co-Editor of Computational Statistics (01/2021 - 12/2022)
Co-Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Biometrics (01/2021 - 12/2022)
Co-Editor of Biometrical Letters (since 2013)
Managing Editor of SOIC – Statistics, Optimization and Information Computing (since 213)
Please consider to submit your work to these journals.
Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=KBtSLIEAAAAJ&hl=en
CV Lattes: http://lattes.cnpq.br/0029960374321970
October 1, 2021: Today I gave a talk on the 3º Encontro Paraibano de Estatística - EPBEST, entitled "Previsão de series temporais usando análise espetral singular, sistemas difusos e redes neurais". [video]
July 23, 2021: Today I started a two-years term as President-Elect of the International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS; July 2020 – July 2023; President between July 2023 and July 2025)
July 23, 2021: Today I started a two-years term as the (Founding) Chair of the Special Interest Group on Data Science, of the International Statistical Institute (July 2020 – July 2023)
July 11, 2021: For the next six days I will be attending the ISI WSC 2021, where I am moderating the Networking Reception Room on Data Science, organizing an IPS, giving a talk on "Time series forecasting using singular spectrum analysis, fuzzy systems and neural networks", and participating in many other activities.
July 6, 2021: Today, my MSc student Kady Sako defended successfully her thesis entitled "Neural Networks For Stock Market Forecasting", at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, in Cameroon
July 1, 2021: Today I start a four years term as a member of the Representative Council of the International Biometric Society
June 4, 2021: New paper published in Agronomy: Iwanska, M., Paderewski, J., Stepien, M., and Rodrigues, P.C. (2021). Winter wheat cultivar recommendation based on expected environment productivity. Agronomy, 11, 522.
June 4, 2021: Today I gave an invited talk in the event "Big Data e Políticas Públicas", Salvador, BA, Brazil, entitled "Big data e políticas públicas em tempos de pandemia". [video of the full event]
June 1, 2021: I become Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Probability and Statistics. Please consider submitting a paper to this journal.
May 26, 2021: Together with my Colleague Rodrigo Bulhões and the students Jonatha Pimentel and Victor Mesquita, we were awarded the 1st place in the "IASC Data Analysis Competition 2021", organized by the International Association for Statistical Computing, with the work entitled "Spatio-temporal modelling of Brazilian wildfires ". More details can be found here: https://iasc-isi.org/2021/05/26/results-of-the-iasc-data-analysis-competition-2021/
May 11, 2021: New paper accepted in Data in Brief: Rodrigues, P.C. (2021). Simulated data from a genotype-to-phenotype crop growth model for pepper. Data in Brief. DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2021.107119
May 7, 2021: New paper published in Atmosphere: Encalada-Malca, A.A., Cochachi-Bustamante, J.D., Rodrigues, P.C., Salas, R., and López-Gonzales, J.L. (2021). A spatio-temporal visualization approach to the exploration of PM10 concentration data in Metropolitan Lima. Atmosphere 12, 609. DOI: 10.3390/atmos12050609
April 20, 2021: Today I gave a talk in an Invited Paper Session at the V Latin American Conference on Statistical Computing, Mexico City, Mexico (online), entitled “Robust singular spectrum analysis: An application to mutual investment funds”
April 14, 2021: Together with Tahir Ekin and Gavino Puggioni, we were the Guest Editors of a Special Issue of the Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, entitled "Recent advances in business analytics and data science"
March 31, 2021: Together with Carlos Pereira and Luiz Nakamura, we were the Guest Editors of a Special Issue of the Brazilian Journal of Biometrics, entitled "Special issue on biostatistics and biometry in the Era of data science"
March 17, 2021: Today I gave a Seminar at the Center for Mathematics and Application (CMA-FCT-UNL), Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal (online), entitled “Statistics and Data Science: Transforming data into information”
February 8, 2021: New paper accepted in Crop Science: Rodrigues, P.C., Heuvelink, E., Marcelis, L.F.M., Chapman, S., and van Eeuwijk, F. (2021). An analysis of synthetic yield data for pepper shows how genotype by environment interaction in yield can be understood in terms of yield components and their QTLs. Crop Science. DOI: 10.1002/csc2.20476.
February 4, 2021: New paper accepted in Fluctuation and Noise Letters: Sulandari, W., Suhartono, S., Subanar, S., and Rodrigues, P.C. (2021). Exponential smoothing on modelling and forecasting multiple seasonal time series: An overview. Fluctuation and Noise Letters, 20, 2130003. DOI: 10.1142/S0219477521300032
January 27, 2021: New paper accepted in Brazilian Journal of Biometrics: Pereira, C.A.B., Nakamura, L.R. and Rodrigues, P.C. (2021). Naive statistical analyses for COVID-19: Application to data from Brazil and Italy. Brazilian Journal of Biometrics. DOI: 10.28951/rbb.v39i1.515
January 1, 2021: Today I started a three years term as Co-Editor of Computational Statistics, one of the leading journals in the field. Please find more information here.
January 1, 2021: Today I started a two years term as Co-Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Biometrics. We have high hopes and ambition for BJB. Please find more information here.
Updated in September 19, 2020