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Dr Andreas Makrides

ASSOCIATE LECTURER IN MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS


AMakrides@uclan.ac.uk

Qualifications

PhD in Statistics (University of Cyprus, Cyprus, 2016)

MSc in Statistics and Modeling (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2010)

BSc in Mathematics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2008)

 

Specialization

Mathematics (Statistics)

 

Employment Track

Associate Lecturer, UCLan Cyprus (2017 – Present)

Associate Lecturer, University of Cyprus, Cyprus (2017 – Present)

Associate Lecturer, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus (2019 – Present)

Post Doc Researcher, University of Rouen, France (2018 – 2019)

Teaching Assistant, University of Cyprus, Cyprus (2011 – 2016)

 

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Greek Statistical Institute
  • Romanian Society of Statistics and Probability

 

Research Interests

Stochastic Modeling, Stochastic Processes, Applied Probability, Mathematical Statistics, Semi-Markov Processes, Reliability Theory, Multi-State Systems, Entropy and Divergence, Goodness of Fit Tests, Control Charts – Statistical Quality Control

 

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Module Leadership/Delivery: Time Series, Survey Methodology, Nonparametric Statistics, Probability Theory for Engineers, Research Method for Sport Scientists

 

Selective Publications 

  • Barbu, V. S., Makrides, A. and Karagrigoriou, A. (2020). Statistical inference for a general class of distributions with time varying parameters, Appl. Stat., DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2020.1763271 (to appear)
  • Makrides, A., Karagrigoriou, A., Skiadas, C. (2020). Data Analysis and Applications 3: Computational, Classification, Financial, Statistical and Stochastic Methods. iSTE Wiley, 262pp, ISBN : 9781786305343.
  • Barbu, V. S., Makrides, A. and Karagrigoriou, A. (2020). Modelling and inference for special types of semi-Markov processes, In Stochastic Models in Reliability Engineering, A. Lisnianski and I. Frenkel eds., CRC / Taylor and Francis (to appear)
  • Makrides, A., Karagrigoriou, A., Skiadas, C. (2019). Data Analysis and Applications 4: Financial, Data Analysis and Methods. iSTE Wiley, 310pp, ISBN : 9781786306241.
  • Barbu, V. S., Makrides, A. and Karagrigoriou, A. (2019). Estimation and Reliability for a special type of Semi-Markov Process, Math. Stat., Vol. 15, 259-272
  • Karagrigoriou, A., Makrides, A. and Vonta, I. (2019). On a control chart for the Gini index with simulations, Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation, Vol. 48 (4), 1121-1137, DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2017.1406510
  • Barbu, V., Karagrigoriou, A., Makrides, A. (2017). Semi-Markov modelling for multistate systems, & Comput. Appl. Prob., Vol. 19, 1011-1028
  • Karagrigoriou, A., Makrides, A., Tsapanos, Th., Vougiouka, G. (2016). Earthquake forecasting based on multi-state system methodology, & Comput. Appl. Prob., Vol. 18 (2), 547-561
  • Dimou, F., Karagrigoriou, A. and Makrides, A. (2015). Control charts for the coefficient of variation, In Statistical, Stochastic and Data Analysis Methods and Applications, Karagrigoriou, A., Oliveira, T. and Skiadas, Ch. eds., ISAST: International Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology, ISBN: 978-618-5180-07-2, 83-95
  • Makrides, A. and Karagrigoriou, A. (2014). Statistical inference for multi-state systems, Biometrie und Medizinische Informatik, Greifswalder Seminarbeichte, Aachen: Shaker Verlag, Vol. 23, 241-258
  • Makrides, A., Karagrigoriou, A., and Vonta, F. (2013). Entropy type goodness of fit tests for heavy-tailed distributions, In Statistical Models and Methods for Reliability and Survival Analysis, Couallier, V., Gerville-Reache, L., Huber, C., Limnios N. and Mesbah, M. eds, Hermes-Wiley, 33-44.

 

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • Time Varying Models: Inference, Simulations and Applications 6th Stochastic Modeling Techniques and Data Analysis International Conference (SMTDA2020), Barcelona, Spain (June 2020)
  • Time Varying Models: Inference, Simulations and Applications 1st LabSTADA Statistics and Probability e-Day, Laboratory of Statistics and Data Analysis, University of the Aegean, Samos, Greece, (May 2020)
  • Semi-Markov Processes in Reliability: Theory and Applications 21st European Young Statisticians Meeting, Belgrade, Serbia, (July 2019)
  • Reliability Analysis using Semi-Markov Processes 2nd Conference of Cypriot Statistical Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus (June 2019)
  • On a special type of semi-Markov process 22nd Conference of Romanian Society of Statistics and Probability (SPSR 2019), Bucharest, Romania (May 2019)
  • A general class of distributions with time varying parameters: applications in reliability and survival analysis Statistical Topics and Stochastic Models for Dependent Data Conference (STODEP 2018), Rouen, France (October 2018)
  • Statistical inference for multi-state systems based on semi-Markov processes 5th Stochastic Modeling Techniques and Data Analysis International Conference (SMTDA 2018), Chania, Greece (June 2018)
  • Estimation and Reliability for a special type of semi-Markov processes 50e Journées de Statistique de la SFdS (JDS2018), Paris-Saclay, France (May 2018)
  • A new control chart for not necessarily symmetric distributions 21st Conference of Romanian Society of Statistics and Probability (SPSR 2018), Bucharest, Romania (April 2018)
  • On a control chart for the Gini index with simulations European Meeting of Statisticians (EMS), Helsinki, Finland (July 2017)

 

Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • Co-supervise E.-N. K. (PhD student in the University of the Aegean, Samos, Greece)

 

Consultancy and CPD Training

  • Reviewer for the scientific journals Symmetry, Mathematics, Processes, Physica A, Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Applied Sciences and IEEE Transactions on Reliability
  • Project Coordinator: Evaluation of undergraduate student grades, Academic Affairs and Students Welfare Services, University of Cyprus, 2013
  • Project Coordinator: Evaluation of the quality of the administration services, Academic Affairs and Students Welfare Services, University of Cyprus, 2012

 

Scholarships/Awards

  • Representative of Cyprus to the 21st EYSM, July 29-Aug 2, 2019, Belgrade, Serbia (selected by the Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society)
  • Representative of France to the 21st EYSM, July 29-Aug 2, 2019, Belgrade, Serbia (selected by the Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society)
  • KYK (State Scholarships Foundation in Cyprus) Fellowship, for the graduate studies (Master), 2008
  • IKY (State Scholarships Foundation in Greece) awards, for academic excellence in undergraduate studies during the academic years 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008