Erick A. Chacon

PhD Candidate in Statistics and Epidemiology
Lancaster University

This is my personal webpage and blog. I am a PhD student in Statistics and Epidemiology in the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University supervised by Dr. Benjamin Taylor and Dr. Luke Parry. I work in the research group called CHICAS (Centre for Health, Informatics, Computing and Statistics). Previously, I obtained my Master of Science degree in Statistics at Lancaster University and my Bachelor and Engineering degree at Universidad Nacional de IngenierĂ­a.


  • PhD in Statistics and Epidemiology
  • Lancaster University, 2016 - 2018

  • MSc in Statistics
  • Lancaster University, 2015 - 2016

  • BSc in Engineering Statistics
  • Universidad Nacional de IngenierĂ­a, 2008 - 2013

Research Interests

  • Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Modelling
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Computational Intensive Methods
  • Big Data Methods for Statistics
  • Data Visualization


  • Epidemiology
  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Events
  • Others Complex Systems