Victor De Oliveira is a Professor in the Department of Management Science and Statistics at the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business. He served as a Postdoc with NISS from 1997-1998.
Dr. De Olivera is originally from Venezuela. He studied at the University of Simon Bolivar, where he earned his B.S. in Mathematics in 1986, and his M.S. in Water Resources in 1990. He earned his Ph.D. in Statistics at the University of Maryland in 1997.
As a statistician, De Olivera focuses primarily on Bayesian Methods, Environmental Statistics, Geostatistics, Markov Random Fields, Spatial Prediction and Space-Time Modeling. In addition to this, De Oliveira has contributed to the creation of BTG software, which performs Bayesian prediction of transformed Gaussian random fields, and the R package geoCount, which performs analysis and modeling for geostatistical count data.