José-Miguel Bernardo

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José-Miguel Bernardo
Born (1950-03-12) 12 March 1950 (age 72)
Alma materUniversity College London
Scientific career
FieldsBayesian statistics
InstitutionsUniversity of Valencia
ThesisThe Use of Information in the Design and Analysis of Scientific Experimentation (1976)
Doctoral advisorDennis Lindley
Doctoral studentsM. J. Bayarri

José-Miguel Bernardo Herranz (born 12 March 1950)[1] is a Spanish mathematician and statistician. A noted Bayesian, since 1978 he has been a professor of statistics at the University of Valencia.[2]

Bernardo was born in Valencia, Spain. He received a PhD in mathematics from the University of Valencia in 1974, and a second PhD in statistics from University College London in 1976.[1]

He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association[3] and was founding co-president of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA).[1]


  • Bernardo, J. M. (1981). Bioestadística: Una Perspectiva Bayesiana. Barcelona: Vicens-Vives. pdf
  • Bernardo, J. M. and Smith, A. F. M. (1994). Bayesian Theory. Chichester: Wiley.


  1. ^ a b c Bernardo, José-Miguel (2009). "Bayesian Statistics". In Viertl, Reinhard (ed.). Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems – Probability and Statistics Volume II: Probabilistic Models and Methods; Foundations of Statistics. Oxford, England: EOLSS Publishers. pp. 345–406. ISBN 9781848260535.
  2. ^ "Talks".
  3. ^ View/Search Fellows of the ASA, accessed 2016-10-22.

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