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We are trained to recognize and avoid unconscious bias, yet conscious bias is the real evil, it is all around us and nothing is done against it.

Nonparametric Predictive Inference: NPI webpage

Survival Signatures for System Reliability: Survival Signatures webpage

Mathematical Methods for Reliability: MMR webpage

Mathematical Genealogy: Ancestors

- Loic Cosyns: `Quasi-Bayesian inference with applications in finance' (part/time)
- Najla Qarmalah: `Mixture models and time series analysis for energy use data' (jointly supervised by Jochen Einbeck)
- Hana Alqifari: `Nonparametric methods for order statistics of future observations'
- Manal Alabdulhadi: `Direct nonparametric methods for setting diagnostic thresholds' (jointly supervised by Tahani Coolen-Maturi)
- Ting He: `Nonparametric predictive inference in finance'
- Junbin Chen: `Nonparametric predictive inference in finance' (jointly supervised by Tahani Coolen-Maturi)
- Abdullah Ahmadini: `Imprecise statistical methods for system reliability' (to start October 2016)
- Hanan Rhoma: `Reproducibility of statistical tests' (MSc by Research; to start October 2016)
- Aesha Najem: `Inventory control for spare parts in system reliability and resilience' (to start January 2017)

- Yi-Chao Yin (Oct 15 - Oct 16) visiting research student (Chengdu, China), working on `Accelerated testing and imprecise probability'

- Noryanti Muhammad (2016) `Predictive inference with copulas for bivariate data' (jointly supervised by Tahani Coolen-Maturi); passed examination subject to minor corrections; thesis expected to be available soon
- Abdullah Al-Nefaiee (2014) Nonparametric predictive inference for system failure time
- Sulafah BinHimd (2014) Nonparametric predictive methods for bootstrap and test reproducibility
- Ahmad Aboalkhair (2012) Nonparametric predictive inference for system reliability (jointly supervised by Iain MacPhee)
- Faiza Elkhafifi (2012) Nonparametric predictive inference for ordinal data and accuracy of diagnostic tests
- Mohamed Elsaeiti (2011) Nonparametric predictive inference for acceptance decisions
- Tahani Maturi (2010) Nonparametric predictive inference for multiple comparisons (main supervisor Pauline Coolen-Schrijner)
- Rebecca Baker (2010) Multinomial nonparametric predictive inference: selection, classification and subcategory data (jointly supervised by Pauline Coolen-Schrijner)
- Richard Crossman (2009) Limiting conditional distributions: imprecision and relation to the hazard rate (main supervisor Pauline Coolen-Schrijner)
- Vicki Montgomery (2009) New statistical methods in risk assessment by probability bounds
- Brett Houlding (2008) Sequential decision making with adaptive utility
- Maha Rahrouh (2005) Bayesian zero-failure reliability demonstration (jointly supervised by Pauline Coolen-Schrijner)
- Ke-Jian Yan (2002) Nonparametric predictive inference with right-censored data

- Jacco Verheijen (1996) Combining two classical approaches for statistical selection (MSc at Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Mathematics and Computing Science, Supervisor: Prof Paul van der Laan)
- Fabio Spinato (2008) The reliability of wind turbines (PhD at Durham, Engineering Department, Supervisor: Prof Peter Tavner)
- Gero Walter (2013) Generalized Bayesian inference under prior-data conflict (PhD at Munich University, Statistics Department, Supervisor: Prof Thomas Augustin)
- Geng Feng: working on imprecise system reliability using the survival signature (PhD at Liverpool University; supervised by Michael Beer and Edoardo Patelli)
- Yi-Chao Yin: working on accelerated life testing (Chengdu, China)

Webpage: Pauline Coolen-Schrijner (picture 2004) (picture 1994)

Tribute to Pauline in Journal of Risk and Reliability

`In searching out the truth be ready for the unexpected, for it is difficult to find and puzzling when you find it' (Heraclitus)