Prof Canas Rodrigues completed his Ph.D. in Statistics in 2012 at the Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal, and his Habilitation (Agregação) in Mathematics, Specialization in Statistics and Stochastic Processes in 2019 at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Since 2013, he has been a Professor at the Department of Statistics of the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil. He was the Research Director of CAST — Center for Applied Statistics and Data Analytics at Tampere University, Finland, from April 2015 to December 2019.
Prof Canas research interests include dimensionality reduction and visualization, time series and singular spectrum analysis, robust statistics, and big data analytics, among others. He has authored/coauthored more than 75 research papers with more than 100 colleagues from 21 different countries. He is currently Co-Editor of Biometrical Letters (since 2013), Managing Editor of SOIC – Statistics, Optimization and Information Computing (since 213), Co-Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Biometrics (since 2021), and Co-Editor of Computational Statistics (since 2021).