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          Assistant Professor

        Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka  

        Dhaka -1000, Bangladesh    

        Email    : mahfuz.sta@du.ac.bd, mahfuz@statdu.ac.bd, mahfuz_sbi34@yahoo.com

       Contact: +8801914210995, +8801675399415

                                        

Academic Qualification


2015-2016     Master of Science in Statistics

                      Department of Statistics

                      Faculty of Mathematical Sciences

                      University of Nottingham, UK (with Distinction).

                      Dissertation Title: “The Influence Function for Robust Estimators:

                                          Trimmed Mean, Winsorized Mean and Spatial Median”

                      Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Wood

                      Result: Distinction (Average: 72%)                

2008-2009     M. S. (Thesis Group) in Statistics
                      Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics,
                      University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

                      Thesis Title: “Weighted Maximum Likelihood Approach for Robust  

                                            Estimation: Exponential and Weibull Model”
                       Supervisor: Dr.Wasimul Bari and Dr. Jafar Ahmed Khan

                       Result: First class (First position, Average: 75.9%)                

2004-2008       B. Sc. (Honors) in Statistics
                        Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics
                        Result: First class (Second position, Averages: 73.2%)  

 2002-2004      Kazi Mohammad Shafiqul Islam College, Comilla.
                        Exam: H. S. C. (2004). Result: GPA 4.70 Out of 5.00.

2001-2002       Dewaner Char Madhymik Vidyalaya, Narsingdi.

                        Exam: S. S. C. (2002). Result: GPA 4.25 Out of 5.00
 

Teaching Experience

23/08/15-Present            Assistant Professor

                                        Dept. of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics

                                        University of Dhaka

                                        Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

03/10/12-22/08/15          Lecturer
                                        Dept. of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics

                                        University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh                                   

15/01/12-02/10/12          Lecturer

                                        Dept. of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

                                        BRAC University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh                                 

                                                         

Research Interest

Statistical Inference, Biostatistics (Public Health), Bayesian Analysis, Robust Statistics, Multivariate Analysis

 

Research Skills

Programming languages   : R-Programming
Statistical package             : SPSS, STATA
Word processors                : MS Office, MS Excel, Latex

      

Publications

 

 

Projects / Workshops

  • Conducted a project on “Modelling and Prediction for Time Series Data” (25/05/2016)
  • Conducted a group project on “Analyzing the Impact of Environmental Factors on Asthma Emergency Admission for Children to a Hospital in Mexico City”( 11/03/16)
  • Attended the workshop on “Bangladesh DHS Data Analysis Workshop” organized by MEASURE DHS and the TRAction Project at ICDDR,B (23/02/2014 to 06/03/2014) .
  • “Research Methodology Training” organized by National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT) (19/06/2013 to 06/07/2013)
  • The 7th Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) workshop organized by BRAC University, Bangladesh (07/05/2012 to 10/05/2012).
  •  Training Course on SPSS for Professionals, Researchers and Students organized by Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics (01/06/2010 to 01/07/2010)                                                                                      

 

Scholarships / Awards

2015-16          “Commonwealth Scholarship-2015/16” funded by Commonwealth         

                       Scholarship Commission, United Kingdom.

2015               The prestigious “Deans Award-2015” for the outstanding research         

                        publication offered by the faculty of Science, University of Dhaka.

2010                “Kazi Motahar Hossain Medal”, for the 1st position in M.Sc., Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka,                            Bangladesh

2008                “Graduate Scholarship” from University of Dhaka

2008-2009       Inter-Department Football Tournament Champion, University of  Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Captain of that Team)

2010-2011       Inter-Department Cricket Tournament Champion, University of  Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Captain of that Team)

2007-2009       Dormitory Champion in Athletic (Fazlul Huq Muslin Hall, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh)

 

REFFERENCES

Dr.Wasimul Bari

Professor

Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Email: w_bari@yahoo.com

                                  

Dr. Christopher Fallize

Lecturer

Room No B05, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK

Email: chris.Fallaize@nottingham.ac.uk