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Dr Camila Caiado, BSc in Statistics, PhD in Mathematical Sciences

Lecturer, Statistics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42561
Room number: CM321
Research Associate of Work Package 3 in Tipping Points Research Project

Contact Dr Camila Caiado (email at c.c.d.s.caiado@durham.ac.uk)

Current research

My main research interests are in Bayesian approaches to modelling and uncertainty quantification. I am mostly interested in the development and implementation of models and the design of emulators (statistical representations) for large complex systems such as health, climate, and population dynamics. My current research is focused on multi-model uncertainty looking at frameworks for assimilating multiple models and experts’ beliefs, the aim of these frameworks is to unify multiple uncertainty specifications and provide an accessible decision support mechanism. This approach is essential when studying systems such as health where fast and reliable tools are necessary to aid decision making or such as climate where different modeling approaches are used by experts in different areas to inform policy makers. My current collaborations involve the development of Bayesian methods and their application to a number of areas including health, engineering, societal dynamics, climate, seismology, and banking. Most of these partnerships are generating substantial outputs with current and eminent impact in the local industry and society.

Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Research Interests

  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Parametric Inference
  • Information Theory
  • Stochastic Processes

Publications

Authored book

Chapter in book

Conference Paper

Conference Proceeding

  • Rathie, P.N., Swamee, P.K. & Caiado, C.C.S. (2008). A two parameter skew distribution function. World Aqua Congress (WAC2008), New Delhi, India.
  • Rathie, P.N., Caiado, C.C.S. & Swamee, P.K. (2008). New intensity functions in hydraulic repairable systems. National Conference on Hydraulics and Water Resources (Hydro 2008), Jaipur, India.
  • Rathie, P.N. & Caiado, C.C.S. (2007). Repairable Systems in Reliability Theory. International Conference on Operational Research for Development (ICORD VI), Fortaleza, Brazil.

Journal Article

Report

  • Caiado, C.C.S. & Da-Silva, C.Q. (2006). Bayesian Inference in Non-Homogeneous Poisson Processes. Department of Statistics. Brasilia, Brazil.
  • Caiado, C.S. & Rathie, P.N. (2005). Entropias e Índices Caudais. PIBIC/CNPq. Brasilia, Brazil.
  • Caiado, C.C.S. & Rathie, P.N. (2005). Multinomial triangle coefficient and distribution of the sum of discrete uniform variates. Department of Statistics. Brasilia, Brazil.
  • Caiado, C.S. & Rathie, P.N. (2004). Birthday Problem e Generalizações (The Birthday Problem and Generalizations). PIBIC/CNPq. Brasilia, Brazil.

Supervises

Selected Grants

  • 2016: Atom Bank (£279172.00 from Atom Bank)
  • 2016: Bayesian Optimisation of Xray Materials Characterisation phase V1 Applications to Health (£20000.00 from IBEX Innovations)
  • 2015: Bayesian optimisation of X-ray Materials Characterisation - phase V (£10000.00 from Ibex Innovations Ltd)
  • 2015: Predictor Feasibility Study (£23810.00 from Innovate UK)
  • 2013: Bayesian optimisation of X-ray materials characterisation phase III (£21526.00 from Ibex Innovations Ltd)