Dominic Dayta is a short story writer and statistician born and raised in the Philippines. His first story, “An Amazona In Manila” won second prize in the World War II True Stories Contest hosted jointly by the Philippine Veterans Bank and Philippine Daily Inquirer in 2013. Since then, his works have appeared in venues in and out of his home country, among them Philippines Graphic, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin, Liwayway, TAYO Literary Magazine, The Brasilia Review, and Quarterly Literary Review Singapore. He is currently the nonfiction editor for ALPAS, an e-journal for community-based crafts (literary, visual, or otherwise) by emerging artists from the Philippines

He received his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in Statistics from the School of Statistics, University of the Philippines, Diliman. Shortly after he completed his masters degree at the same institution with his thesis, “Semiparametric Latent Topic Modeling On Consumer Generated Corpora” under Dr. Erniel Barrios. Dominic is currently assistant professor for statistics at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. His statistical work focuses largely on statistical quality control, nonparametric statistics, and regression-based analysis with applications in quality control, bioinformatics, computational linguistics and natural language processing.

Education

2017 – 2021: Master of Science, Statistics
School of Statistics
University of the Philippines, Diliman

2013 – 2017: Bachelor of Science, Statistics
School of Statistics
University of the Philippines, Diliman

Career

2021 – Present: Assistant Professor
School of Statistics
University of the Philippines, Diliman

2021 – Present: Project Staff / Consultant
Br. Albert Shields Ocean Research (SHORE) Center
De La Salle University

2017 – 2021: Quality Management Officer
Global Quality Management
Jollibee Worldwide Services


Complete CV

You can view my CV here.

Contact

For inquiries or requests for collaboration/hiring, you may send me an email through contact@dominicdayta.com

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