Dr. Spiridon Penev

Professor, University of New South Wales

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I am working in the Department of Statistics, School of Mathematics and Statistics.

I am teaching courses in Inference, Multivariate Analysis, Categorical Data Analysis, Statistical Methods in Social and Market Research, Design and Analysis of Experiments, Regression, Longitudinal Data Analysis.

My office is 1038 in the Red Centre Building.

Contact details

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Prof. Spiridon Penev
School of Mathematics and Statistics
The University of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
Phone: [+612] 9385 7023
Fax: [+612] 9385 7123
Email: s.penev<at>unsw.edu.au


A list of my papers can be found on this page.

Editorial duties

Associate Editor of the journal Statistics (Taylor & Francis)


Research interests

o Wavelet Methods in nonparametric curve estimation.

o Edgeworth expansions and Saddlepoint Approximation methods.

o Structural Equation Models.

o Inference in semiparametric models and applications in Stochastic Risk Modelling.

Current Research Grants

·         Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project (DP) “Frontiers of inference about risk” (2016-2019)

·         Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project (LP) “Remote sensing to improve structural efficiency of high-speed catamarans” (2019-2022)


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