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PERSONAL DATA
Mithun Kumar Acharjee
Assistant Professor of Statistics, Department of International Busibess
University of Dhaka
Dhaka-1000, P.O. Box 1000
Bangladesh.
Phone Number: 4099519327
mithunacharjee@du.ac.bd, macharjee@lamar.edu

EDUCATION
MS Mathematics, expected May 2018.
Department of Mathematics, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, USA.
Thesis topic: Causal Evaluation of PM2.5 and Lung Cancer Using Local Control Approach
Advisor: Kumer Pial Das, PhD.

MS Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, 2013.
Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Merit position in the class: First
Thesis topic: Nonlinear Compartmental Model for Pharmacokinetic Study: Fixed and Mixed
Effects Models
Advisor: Wasimul Bari, PhD.

BS (Honours) Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, 2011.
Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Merit position in the class: Second

COURSE INSTRUCTED

Business Statistics I, Business Statistics II, Business Mathematics I, Business Mathematics II, Econometrics, Operation Research

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Acharjee, M.K., Uttom, K., Bachar, S.C. and Bari, W. Estimation of pharmacokinetic parameters using nonlinear fixed effects one compartment open model, Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. (2014) 4(12): 056-059.
  2. Acharjee, M.K., Khayer, A., Forhad, N. and Nath, S.D. Assessment of interregional disparity and identication of prevalent factors of women empowerment: empirical evidence based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 2011 data, Asian Social Science. (2015) 11(26):31-41.
  3. Nath, S.D., Acharjee, M.K., Tuhin, K.W. and Forhad, N. Promotional activities for vaccines market development in Bangladesh: advances so far and prospects ahead, International Journal of Business and Management. (2016) 11(3):223-234.
  4. Lee, J., Ciccarello, S., Acharjee, M.K., Das, K.P. Dimension reduction of gene expression data, Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, (2017). [Under Review]
  5. Acharjee, M.K., Das, K.P., Young, S.S. Air quality and lung cancer: analysis via Local Control, Joint Statistical Meeting 2017 Proceedings, (2017). [Submitted]
  6.  Acharjee, M.K., Forhad, N., Das, K.P. Identication of prevalent factors influencing women's intention to limit childbearing in Bangladesh: evidence based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 2014 data, Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, (2017). [Under Review]
  7.  Acharjee, M.K., Forhad, N., Das, K.P. Impact of birth spacing on nutritional status of children under age five: empirical evidence based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 2014 data, Asia Pacic Journal of Public Health, (2017). [Under Review]

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • Acharjee, M.K., Das, K.P., Young, S.S. Air quality and lung cancer: analysis via Local Control, Joint Statistical Meeting 2017, Baltimore, Maryland, August 2017.
  • Acharjee, M.K., Das, K.P. Dimension reduction techniques for high dimensional microarray data, Conference of Texas Statistician 2017, Dallas, Texas, March 2017.

WORK EXPERIENCE
I. Teaching

  • Math Lab Tutor, Department of Mathematics, Lamar University. Main task is to help undergraduate students to solve the problems related to Calculus, Probability, Statistics and Linear Algebra. [2016-Present]
  • Assistant Professor of Statistics, Department of International Business, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. [June 2016 Present] [Current status: Study leave] [http://www.du.ac.bd/academic/department_item_details/faculty/INTBS]
  • Lecturer of Statistics, Department of International Business, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. [August 2013-May 2016]
  • Teaching Fellow (Biostatistics I ) under Dr. Sorina Eftim, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University in the James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University, Bangladesh. [January 2013-March 2013]

II. Graduate Research Assistant

  • Graduate Research Assistant (of Dr. Kumer Pial Das), Department of Mathematics, Lamar University.[2016-Present]
  • Analyzed dierent types of data (High dimensional gene expression data, Environmental data, Longitudinal data, Demographic Health Survey (DHS) data).
  • Interpreted and summarized results for talks, posters presentations, and publications. Assists with the editing and preparation of manuscripts.

III. Industry

  • Worked as a Statistical Officer in the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). Main task was to analyze the national level public health data as well as to interpret the results. [May 2013-August 2013]
  • Worked in a research project named Chronic Disease Risk Factor (CDRF) Study under the supervision of Dr. Dewan Samsul Alam (PI), NCD Unit, Centre for Control of Chronic Disease, ICDDR,B. (2013)
  • Worked in a research project named Child obesity study under the supervision of Dr. Dewan Samsul Alam (PI), NCD Unit, Centre for Control of Chronic Disease, ICDDR,B. (2013)

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Has been elected to Pi Mu Epsilon, National Honorary Mathematics Society (Texas Beta Chapter) in recognition of superior achievement in the eld of mathematics. (2017)
  • Qazi Motahar Hossain Gold Medal on behalf of Qazi Motahar Hossain Foundation for outstanding accomplishment in MS Statistics examination. (2013)
  • Dean's Award on behalf of Faculty of Science, University of Dhaka for outstanding accomplishment in BS (Honours) examination. (2011)

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY

  •  Performing simple and complex statistical analysis using R, SAS, JMP, SPSS,  MiniTab and Mathlab.
  • Writing reports, articles, thesis paper using LaTeX.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Attended a training course on Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) using Amos and Smart PLS organized by the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka. (2015)
  • Attended a training course on SPSS for Professionals, Researchers and Students under the Department of Statistics, Biostatistics and Informatics, University of Dhaka. (2012)

MEMBER

  • American Statistical Association (ASA)
  • Pi Mu Epsilon, National Honorary Mathematics Society, Texas Beta Chapter.