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Jorge Luis Bazán Guzmán, PhD

I am Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the Institute of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at the University of São Paulo (SME / ICMC / USP) and professor of the Interinstitutional postgraduate program in Statistics UFSCAR-ICMC USP.

I develop research on the area of ​​Data Science and Statistics, working mainly on the following topics: regression models, latent variable models, item response theory models, cognitive diagnostic models, Bayesian inference, categorical data, psychometrics and statistical education.

I am a Statistical Engineer, by the National Agrarian University La Molina of Peru (1997), Psychologist, by the National Major University of San Marcos of Peru (2003), PhD in Statistics by the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of São Paulo (2005).

I did a postdoctoral stay at the Department of Mathematics Didactics at the University of Granada in 2009. I was a visiting FAPESP researcher at IME-USP in 2010 and a visiting foreign professor in 2012 at IMECC at UNICAMP. From March 2018 to June 2019, I had a postdoc period at the Department of Statistics of the University of Connecticut in the United States.

Before 2013, I worked in the Department of Science of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.


Curriculum: Cvlattes.                                                                                                              

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Basic Information:


          Research Interest

·        Data Science, Regression Analysis, Bayesian Inference, Categorical Data Analysis, Item Response Theory, Latent Variable Models, Cognitive Diagnostic Model, Educational Statistics, Bibliometrics Analysis, Impact Studies, Mathematics Education, Psychometrics, Methods of research.


·        Ph.D. Degree in Statistics, University of São Paulo (IME/USP), Brazil, 2005

·        Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (UNALM), Perú, 1992

·        Bachelor's Degree in Psycholgoy, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM), Perú, 1997



·        Departamento de Matemática Aplicada e Estatística (SME)
Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC)
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Av. Trabalhador são-carlense 400 - Centro, CEP 13560-970
São Carlos, SP, Brazil

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