Organizers and Speakers of Invited Sessions/Topics

There will be four speakers in each invited session below. Each speaker has 25mins talk+5mins discussion time.

All accepted abstracts are available through ATLAS: Abstracts

  • Session 1
  • ORGANIZER: Professor T.N. Sri Ram, University of Georgia, USA

    TOPIC: Robust inference & Model Selection

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr Samuel Muller, School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney, Australia

    Dr Giles Hooker, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

    Dr. T. Umashanger, Rowan University, New Jersey, USA

  • Session 2:

    ORGANIZER: Professor K.B. Kulasekera, Clemson University, USA

    TOPIC:Smoothing Methods and Applications in Statistics

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr. Somnath Datta, University of Louisville

    Dr. Asoka Ramanayake, US Census Bureau

    Professor Wei Lin, Department of Mathematics, Ohio University, Athens, USA.

    Professor K.B. Kulasekera, Clemson University, USA

  • Session 3:

    ORGANIZER: Professor Nitis Mukhopadhyay, University of Connecticut-Storrs, USA.

    TOPIC: Young Researchers' Frontier: Sequential Inference

    SPEAKERS:

    Sankha Muthu Poruthotage, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut-Storrs, USA (E-mail Address sankha.perera@huskymail.uconn.edu): On Exploratory Sequential Fixed-Width Confidence Interval Procedures for the Mean Under Multiple Boundary Crossings.

    Bhargab Chattopadhyay, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut-Storrs, USA (E-mail Address bhargabz@gmail.com): Some New perspectives on Two-stage Confidence Interval Procedures for the Mean of a Normal Distribution.

    Debanjan Bhattacharjee, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut-Storrs, USA (E-mail Address debanjan.bhattacharjee@gmail.com): On SPRT and RSPRT for the Unknown Mean in a Normal Distribution with Equal Mean and Variance.

  • Session 4:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Atanu Biswas, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

    TOPIC: Applied Statistics

    SPEAKERS:

    Abhirup Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

    Ng Choung Min, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

    Arnab K. Laha, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

    Subrata Chakraborty, Dibrugarh University.

    Atanu Biswas, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

  • Session 5:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Atanu Biswas, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

    TOPIC: Applied Statistics

    SPEAKERS:

    Susmita Datta, University of Louisville, USA

    Samarjit Das, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

    Pinakpani Pal, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

    Rahul Bhattacharya, West Bengal State University, Barasat

  • Session 6:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor V. K. SINGH, Banaras Hindu University,Varanasi, India

    TOPIC:INFERENCES FOR FINITE POPULATION SAMPLING THEORY

    SPEAKERS:

    Prof Arun K. Sinha, Department of Statistics, Patna University, Patna, India.

    Prof. G. N. Singh, Department of Applied Mathematics, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, India.

    Dr Diwakar Shukla, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar - 470003 MP, India.

    Dr Manish Trivedi,School of Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, INDIA.

  • Session 7:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Saman Muthukumarana, Department of Statistics, The University of Manitoba, Canada.

    TOPIC: Statistical Methods and Applications in Cancer & Environmental Research

    SPEAKERS:

    Mousumi Banerjee, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, USA

    Debashis Mondal, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago, USA

    Veronica Berrocal, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, USA

    Jaya Satagopan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, USA

  • Session 8:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Galit Shmueli, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA

    TOPIC: Statistical Strategy for Scientific Research

    SPEAKERS:

    Professor Smarajit Bose, Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, India.

    Dr Andrew Robinson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, Australia.

    Prof. Sinjini Mitra, California State University, Fullerton, USA

  • Session 9:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Nader Tajvidi, Lund University, Sweden

    TOPIC: Extreme values: Theory and Applications

    SPEAKERS:

    Dragi Anevski, Centre for Mathematical Sciences,Lund University with Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden

    Ming-Yeng Cheng, Department of Mathematics, National Taiwan University

    Berwin A Turlach, School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Western Australia

    Holger Rootzen, Mathematical Statistics, Chalmers University of Technology, SWEDEN

  • Session 10A:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Chris Perera, Victoria University Melbourne, Australia

    TOPIC: Statistical Applications in Civil Engineering

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr Guna Hewa, School of Natural and Built Environments, University of South Australia

  • Session 10B:
  • ORGANIZER: Dr Guna Hewa, School of Natural and Built Environments, University of South Australia

    TOPIC: Statistical Applications in Civil Engineering

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr Dasarath Jayasuriya, Water Forecasting, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

    Dr Nira Jayasuriya, RMIT University, Victoria, Australia.

    A/Prof Sujeeva Setunge, RMIT University, Victoria, Australia.

    Prof Chris Perera, Victoria University Melbourne, Australia.

  • Session 11:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Mahendran Shitan, University Putra Malaysia

    TOPIC: Time Series Analysis

    SPEAKERS:

    Professor Ibrahim bin Mohamed, IMS, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

  • Session 12:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Saman Muthukumarana, Department of Statistics, The University of Manitoba, Canada

    TOPIC: Bayesian Methods with Applications

    SPEAKERS:

    Marc A. Suchard, Department of Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

    Ananda Sen, Department of Family Medicine and Biostatistics, University of Michigan, USA

    Donatello Telesca, Department of Biostatistics, University of California, Los Angeles, USA

    Pulak Ghosh, Indian Institute of Management, Bangolore, India

  • Session 13:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Sanjay Chaudhuri, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore

    TOPIC:Small Area estimation

    SPEAKERS:

    Malay Ghosh, University of Florida

    Danny Pfeffermann, Hebrew university and University of Southampton

    Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland, College Park

    Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore

  • Session 14:
  • ORGANIZER: Dr Samuel Mueller, The University of Sydney, Australia

    TOPIC: Model building for complex data

    SPEAKERS:

    Professor T.N. Sriram - University of Georgia, USA

    Associate Professor Snigdhansu Chatterjee - University of Minnesota, USA

    Mrs Kukatharmini Tharmaratnam, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

    Mr Kevin Murray, The University of Western Australia and The University of Sydney

  • Session 15:
  • ORGANIZER: Dr Jennifer Chan, The University of Sydney, Australia

    TOPIC: Bayesian methods

    SPEAKERS:

  • Session 16:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Abdul Ghapor Bin Hussain, The University of Malaya, Malaysia

    TOPIC: Directional Statistics

    SPEAKERS:

    ABDUL GHAPOR HUSSIN

    ARNAB K. LAHA

    YONG ZULINA ZUBAIRI

    PAVLINA RUMCHEVA

  • Session 17:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Mausumi Bose, ISI Kolkata

    TOPIC: Design of experiments and combinatorics

    SPEAKERS:

    Professor Rahul Mukerjee, IIM Calcutta

    Professor Anup Dewanji, ISI Kolkata

    Professor Mausumi Bose, ISI Kolkat

  • Session 18:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor S. Huda, The University of Kuwait

    TOPIC: TBA

    SPEAKERS:

  • Session 19:
  • ORGANIZER: Dr Dobrin Marchev, The University of Sydney, Australia

    TOPIC: Markov chain Monte Carlo methods

    SPEAKERS:

    Ronald Neath, Dept of Mathematics and Statistics, Hunter College, NY

    James Flegal, University of California, Riverside

    Matthew Fitzpatrick, The University of Sydney, Australia

    Dobrin Marchev, The University of Sydney, Australia

  • Session 20:
  • ORGANIZER: Dr Nagaratnam Jeyasreedharan, The University of Tasmania, Australia

    TOPIC: Statistics in Finance

    SPEAKERS:

  • Session 21:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Ataharul Islam, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    TOPIC: Longitudinal Analysis

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr Rumana Omar,University College London, UK.

    Dr Munni Begum, Ball State University, USA

    Dr M. Tariqul Hasan, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada

    Dr Mahboobeh Zangeneh, Universiti Sains Malaysia

  • Session 22:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Anwar H. Joarder, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

    TOPIC: Bivariate Distributions

    SPEAKERS:

  • Session 23:
  • ORGANIZER: Dr Nihal Yatawara, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

    TOPIC: Statistical Methods for Finance and the Environment

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr Ritu Gupta, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

    Dr N.R.Achuthan, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

    Dr Nihal Yatawara, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

  • Session 24:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor K. Muralidharan, The M.S. University of Baroda, India

    TOPIC:Stochastic modeling of point process models

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr. A. Syamsundar, Deputy General Manager, Research and Development Department, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam, India.

    Professor Ashok Shanubhogue, Department of Statistics, Sardar Patel University, India.

  • Session 25:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Subrata Chakraborty, Dibrugarh University, Assam, India.

    TOPIC: Discrete distributions

    SPEAKERS:

  • Session 26:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Tim Swartz, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

    TOPIC: Statistics in Cricket

    SPEAKERS:

    Tim Swartz, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Harsha Perera, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Saman Muthukumarana, Department of Statistics, The University of Manitoba, Canada

    Ananda Manage, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Sam Houston State University

  • Session 27:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Sarma Yadavalli, University of Pretoria, South Africa

    TOPIC: Regenerative stochastic processes and its applications in Reliability theory

    SPEAKERS:

  • Session 28:
  • ORGANIZER: Professor Kumud Gore Kherdekar, Govt. College of Arts & Science,Aurangabad, India

    TOPIC: Quantitative Linguistics

    SPEAKERS:

    Dr Kumud Gore Kherdekar, Govt. College of Arts & Science,Aurangabad, India

    Dr.Atul S Inamdar,Extension Officer(Statistics), Panchayat Samiti (Aundha Nagnath),Hingoli,State Maharastra,India

Invited Speakers

  • Dr. Mike P. Cohen, Statistical Consulting LLC, Washington DC, USA: Inferences for Finite Populations Based on Bayesian Nonparametric Methods: E-mail address mpcohen@juno.com.

  • Professor Hosny Hamdy, Kuwait University, Kuwait: E-mail Address farm84hamdy@netscape.net.

  • Dr. Amitava Mukherjee, Aalto University, School of Science and Technology, Department of Mathematics and System Analysis, Aalto, Finland: E-mail Address amitmukh2@yahoo.co.in.

  • Professor Manisha Pal, Department of Statistics, Calcutta University, Calcutta, India: E-mail Address manishapal2@rediffmail.com.

  • Dr. Parameshwar V.Pandit, Department of Statistics, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India: Rank Tests for Independence with Missing Values. E-mail Addresses: panditpv12@gmail.com and panditpv@rediffmail.com.

  • Dr Alka Chaudhary, Dept.of Statistics, Meerut College, Meerut, India (Reliability Theory)

  • Professor Howard D'Abrera, The University of California, Berkeley, USA (Statistics Education)

  • Professor I.M. Premachandra, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand (Asymptotic properties of synchronised Poisson processes that occur in assembly-like queues)

  • Dr Qiying Wang, School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney.

  • Professor Ron Addie, The University of Southern Queensland, Australia (Fractional Brownian motion)

  • Professor Shahjahan Khan, The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

  • Professor Ishaq Bhati, La Trobe University, Australia (Financial Statistics/Econometrics)

  • Professor V.A. Samaranayake, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, USA

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