Background and activities

Bo Henry Lindqvist is professor in statistics at the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

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Research Interests

  • Theoretical statistics
  • Applied probability
  • Reliability and survival analysis

Academic degrees            

  • Cand.real 1975 (University of Oslo)
  • Dr.Philos. 1982 (University of Oslo)

Work experience

  • Professor in statistics, Dep of Math. Sci., NTNU                  1988 –
  • Associate professor, Dep of Math. Statist., NTH                  1979 – 88
  • Research fellow, Dep. of Math., Univ. of Oslo                      1978 – 79
  • Assistant professor, Dep. of Math.,Univ. of Oslo                  1976 – 78
  • Research assistant, Dep. of Math., Univ. of Oslo                 1974 – 75

Professional societies

  • The American Statistical Association (fellow)
  • The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (elected)
  • International Statistical Institute (elected)
  • Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • The International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics
  • European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics
  • The Norwegian Statistical Society


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Gamiz, M. Luz; Kulasekera, K. B.; Limnios, N.; Lindqvist, Bo Henry. (2011) Applied Nonparametric Statistics in Reliability. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 2011. ISBN 978-0-85729-117-2. Springer Series in Reliability Engineering (-).

Part of book/report

  • Lindqvist, Bo Henry; Kjølen, Susanne Hodneland. (2018) Phase-Type Models and Their Extension to Competing Risks. Recent Advances in Multi-state Systems Reliability: Theory and Applications.