María del Carmen Pardo


Department of Statistics and Operational Research

Faculty of Mathematics

Complutense University of Madrid

Office 428

Plaza de las Ciencias, 3

Ciudad Universitaria

28040, Madrid (Spain)


+34 913 944 473

María del Carmen Pardo was born in Segovia, Spain. In 1992 she graduated in Mathematics in the field of Operational Research at the Complutense University of Madrid. She continued her postgraduate studies there where she received the Ph. D. degree in Statistics in 1996. From 1992-1994, she was Assistant Professor, from 1994-2017 Associate Professor and then Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid. During years, her research interest was the use of measures of information theory in statistical inference. Nowadays, her research line is Biostatistics, in particular survival analysis, longitudinal data and assessment of diagnostic tests. She was co-chair of the specialized team Statistical Analysis of Event Times of ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological Statistics. She has been a visiting scientist for several times at the Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, McMaster University, Canada, Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Spain and Stanford University, USA.