Jacobo de Uña-Álvarez

Full Professor – Department of Statistics and OR , SiDOR Research Group & CINBIO, University of Vigo


Researcher at the Technological Institute for Industrial Mathematics

Address: Facultad de CC. Económicas y Empresariales, Campus Lagoas-Marcosende, 36310 Vigo, Spain

Phone: (+34) 986812492 (Stats and OR), (+34) 986130149 (CINBIO)  E-mail: jacobo@uvigo.es





Wiley launches our monograph on double truncation:




Updated R package here: DTDA




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·         Conferences I have organized: ISNI2008 ;  ISCB2017

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Research interests: nonparametric curve estimation, survival analysis and multi-state models, goodness-of-fit tests, high-dimensional data, multiple comparison procedures

Full publications list



DTDA: Statistical analysis of doubly truncated data [Paper published in Journal of Statistical Software]

DTDA.ni: A non-iterative estimator for doubly truncated data [Book chapter of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control series by Springer]

DTDA.cif: Doubly Truncated Data Analysis, Cumulative Incidence Functions [Paper published in Biometrical Journal]

SGoF: Multiple hypothesis testing [Paper published in The R Journal]

TP.idm: Transition probabilities for the illness-death model [Paper published in Journal of Statistical Software]

Equalden.HD: Testing the equality of a high-dimensional set of densities [Paper published in Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine]

TwoSampleTest.HD: A two sample test for high-dimensional data [Paper published in Journal of Multivariate Analysis]

DiscreteQvalue: Improved q-Values for Discrete Uniform and Homogeneous Tests [Paper published in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C (Applied Statistics)]



Ph.D. advisorship:

"Multi-State Models for Biomedical Research: New Contributions in Statistical Modelling, Software Development, and Applications", Luis F. Meira-Machado (co-supervisor: Carmen Cadarso-Suárez), December 2005

“The Statistical Analysis of Doubly Truncated Data: New Methods, Software Development, and Biomedical Applications”, Carla Moreira, July 2010

“Semiparametric estimation in the non-Markov three-state and illness-death progressive models”, Ana Paula Amorim, February 2012

“Contributions to Survival Analysis with Applications to Biomedicine”, Mar Rodríguez-Girondo (co-supervisor: Carmen Cadarso-Suárez), June 2013

“New Contributions in the Missing Censoring-Indicator Model”, Jorge Mendonça, October 2014

Advances in Multiple Hypothesis Testing: the Sequential Goodness-of-Fit Procedure Revisited and Expanded”, Irene Castro-Conde, December 2014

“Contributions to Nonparametric Estimation of Survival Curves in Non-Markov Multi-State Models”, Leyla Azarang, October 2016

New Contributions to the Statistical Analysis of High-Dimensional Data under Dependence”, Marta Cousido-Rocha, December 2018

PhD theses in progress: Susana Martins, Ana Panduro, Adrián Lago



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Teaching activity (recent/current):


·       An Introductory Course in Competing Risks” (as Instructor for the ISI)

·       “Course on Survival Analysis” (Statistics Master Program)

·       “Course on Stochastic Processes” (Statistics Master Program)

·       “Course on Experimental Design and Data Analysis” (Aquiculture Master Program)

·         “Course on Statistics Applied to Industrial Engineering” (Master in Industrial Engineering)

·         “Course on Advanced Statistics for Biomedical Engineering” (Master in Biomedical Engineering)

·         “Course on Competing Risks and Multi-State Models”, “Course on Statistical Analysis of Doubly Truncated Data” (Statistics PhD Program)

·       “Statistical applications for experimental and technical design and data analysis” (Doctorado Do*Mar)


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Updated: April 2023