Dr. Erick A. Chacón Montalván

Senior Research Associate in Environmental Data Science
Lancaster University

I am a senior research associate in environmental data science at Lancaster University. I obtained my PhD degree in Statistics and Epidemiology at Lancaster University and later worked as a part-time lecturer in spatial statistics at Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería. My research focus at Data Science of the Natural Environment (DSNE) is to develop and use spatio-temporal methods to model environmental and health data.


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

  • MSc in Statistics
  • Lancaster University, 2015 - 2016

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

Research Interests

  • Spatio-Temporal Modelling
  • Bayesian Statistics
  • Computational Intensive Methods
  • Causal Modelling
  • Data Visualization
  • Reproducibility


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