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Dream and Reality

Mohammed Nasser

Professor and Chairman

Department of Statistics

Rajshahi

University

1

2

Acknowledgement

Prof. K.M.
Hossain
(1930
-
1999)

his colleagues, staff and students

3

Acknowledgement

Qazi

Motahar

Hossain

1897
-
1981


T
he pioneer of statistics in Bangladesh


A good mathematician may not be a good statistician but
a good statistician must be good mathematician


Acknowledgement


P.C.
Mahalanobis

(
1893
-
1972)


T
he pioneer of statistics in
Asia


We are deeply indebted to


Our life
-
long

well
-
wisher,
Professor B.K.
Sinha

, ISI,
Kolkata. ( retired)


The world top most biostatistician,
Professor P.K.
Sen
,
University of North Carolina.


Eminent bio
-
informatician

Professor
Kohei
.
Akazawa

from
Nigita

University, Japan .


Stephen P.
Luby
, Professor, Infectious Diseases and
Geographic Medicine,

Stanford Univ., USA.

5

Our Dream



To bring back the rich cultural educational
heritage of
Shompur

Môhabihar

( 781
-

13
th

century)


To build a statistical center of international
standard in Bangladesh



To have collaboration with with other
departments as well as universities/institutes.



To produce some world class scientists like
Silvodro
,
Atish

Dipankar
,
Jagadish

Chandra
Basu
,
Megnad

Shaha

etc



6

A Bird View
Department of Statistics


Established in 1961


31 teachers ( at present 25)


22
office
staff


The present enrolment of the student in the
undergraduate classes is about
400


Apart from offering B.Sc. Honours and
M.Sc. degrees in Statistics, the department
also conducts research for higher studies
leading to M. Phil. and Ph. D. degrees
.

7

Major Achievements of Our
Department before HEQEP


The Department has its own seminar library with
a large number of Textbooks, Journals, and
Scientific
Literature


A
sophisticated computer
unit
with 100 computers
and other electronics
appliances.


Two
international conferences were organized
. In
the last decade

The department publishes an annual journal named
International Journal of Statistical Sciences

(IJSS).
( 11 issues)





8

Major Achievements of Our
Department before HEQEP


The

department

has

an

association

of

its

own,

named


Parishankan

Samity



Recently,

the

alumni

of

this

department

have

formed

a

Statistics

Alumni

Association

in

Dhaka

to

incorporate

all

ex
-
statistics

student

of

Rajshahi

University

from

all

over

Bangladesh

and

also

from

abroad

to

promote

academic,

research

and

all

other

activities

in

the

field

of

statistics
.



For

the

last

15

years

this

department

has

been

keping

relation

with

Indian

Statistical

Institute,

Kolkata



9

10

Major Achievements of Our
Department before HEQEP


We

built

research

link

with




Kyoto

Gakuen

University,

Japan

and

The

University

of

Electro
-
Communication,

Tokyo,

Japan




University

of

M
alaya


University

of

Putra

Malaysia



ICDDR,B



Research areas of our department


Anthropometric
Statistics


Bayesian Inference



Bio
-
statistics


Bioinformatics



Bootstrap
techniques



Computer Programming &
Simulation



Demography


11

Research
area of
our department




Human
Growth


and Human Morphology



Nonlinear programming



Order Statistics




Earthquake
Prediction Modeling


12

Research area of our department




Reliability


Robust
Statistics


Sampling techniques


Social
and Educational Statistics



Stochastic Modeling


Statistical
Inference


Statistical Data Mining


Environmental Statistics



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Activities
after

HEQEP


Activities

of

HEQEP

started

in

the

beginning

of

2011

in

the

Department

of

statistics,

with

vow

to

enhance

Capacity

Building

For

Teaching
-
Learning

Of

Statistical

Data

Mining

For

Agriculture
,

and

thus

to

lay

down

the

spring
-

board

to

jump

in

area

of

world

class

research

on

Statistical

Data

Mining

with

a

group

of

researchers

not

only

from

our

dept
.

but

also

from

other

departments

from

RU

and

other

national
-
international

universities/institutes
..


Health

And

Environment

14

Activities after HEQEP


Firstly

the

department

formed

a

self
-
assessment

committee,

then

i
nter
-
Department

expert

committee

consisting

of

experts

from

different

disciplines

like

Agricultural

Science,

Computer

Science,

Mathematics,

Environmental

Science,

Life

Science,

Business

Studies

etc
.

of

this

university
.

15

Activities

after HEQEP

A

website


http
:
//www
.
statru
.
org


was

launched

at

very

beginning

of

2011
,

which

added

a

great

milestone

to

our

department
.


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Activities after HEQEP

Honors

syllabus

was

updated

with

including

geometry,

statistical

programming

and

Modern

statistical

research

area

like

Data

mining

Bioinformatics

etc
.


17

Activities
after

HEQEP

Five

training

for

enhancing

the

quality

of

our

teachers

,students

and

staff

have

been

completed
.


Prof
Dr.
Raquib

Ahmed

is delivering his lecture on GIS Training
Programme

18

Activities

after HEQEP


We have completed
57 weekly
seminars



10 national and 2 international
workshops


5
training
programmes



6
student workshops



95
percent of planned
infrastructural
development
have been completed
.


Preparations
to host an
International Conference
2012
on
Statistical Data Mining for
Bioinformatics,

Health, Agriculture and
Environment

along with few more workshops
are going in full
swing

19

Activities after HEQEP

57

weekly

seminar

have

been

completed

of

different

fields

by

the

expert

of

varies

universities

of

home

and

abroad
.


20

Activities after HEQEP

Prof. in Emeritus Dr. Mir
Masum

Ali
from Ball State University, USA

delivering his article

on
"
Use, Abuse and Applications of Statistics
"

21

Activities after HEQEP

A scene of Group

discussion on the
workshop


22

Activities after HEQEP


Prof
.

Dr
.

Kohei

Akazawa
,

Niigata

university,

Japan

visited

the

Department

for

two

weeks

and

delivered

four

lectures

on

Survival

Analysis
.




Prof
.

Dr
.

Koynoygi
,

Japan

visited

this

department

and

delivered

a

lecture

on

Health

Statistics
.


Dr
.

Pinakpani

Pal
,

ISI,

Kolkata
,


Dr
.

A
.

B
.

M
.

Shawkat

Ali,

Central

Queensland

University,

Australia


Dr
.

Masahiro

Sugimoto,

Kyoto

University,

Japan


Dr
.

AHM

Rahmatullah

Imon
,

Ball

State

University,

USA

Visited

the

Department

and

delivered

their

important

Lectures
.

Prof
Akazawa

is
delivering his lecture

Visiting professors of the department of statistics

23

Activities after HEQEP

A

monograph

research

on

demography

by

Prof
.

Dr
.

Samad

Abedin

has

been

published

in

national

and

international

journal
.

Chairman

of

our

Department

and

prominent

professor

Dr
.

Mir

Masum

Ali

formally

uncovered

this

monograph

on

international

workshop
.

24

Activities after HEQEP

The

World

statistics

day

first

time

was

observed

by

department

with

the

theme


Service,

Integrity,

and

Professionalism

.

To

familiar

the

necessity

of

statistics

in

society

the

department

organized

many

programmes

with

a

colorful

rally,

seminar

etc
.

25

Activities after HEQEP

A

multimedia

documentary

on

The

Sundarbans

made

by

a

group

of

students

was

presented

for

making

environmental

consciousness

about

world

largest

mangrove

forest

to

the

audience
.

26

Activities after HEQEP

An

academic

exhibition

of

the

faculty

members

was

staged

in

our

Department

where

the

researcher

present

their

research

poster

.
Former

professor

Hosnaara

hossain
,

Prof
.

Dr
.

Mir

Masum

Ali,

and

Prof
.

Dr
.

Samad

Abedin

Deeply

observed

this

exhibition

and

marking
.



27

Prof
Hosneara

Hossain

is
visiting the academic exhibition.

Activities after HEQEP

Collaborative

work

with

ICDDR,B

has

been

functioning
.

Already

we

have

been

able

to

organize

some

collaborative

activities

for

sharing

knowledge

and

experience
.

Even

two

or

more

specialist

visits

our

Department

and

delivered

some

training

programme
.

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Activities after HEQEP

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Infrastructural development

Picture: Computer unit of the Department of Statistics, University of
Rajshahi


Activities after HEQEP

30

Infrastructural development

Picture: Chairman’s room of the Department of Statistics, University of
Rajshahi

Activities after HEQEP

31

Infrastructural development

Picture: Office of the Visiting Professor.

32

Future Plan

To obtain research funds to improve our
research groups

To strengthen collaborative research

To have active relation with government

nongoverment

agencies, private firms,
research institute collaborative research

33

Thanks