ISRT congratulates Dr. Jahida Gulshan for achieving her Ph.D. degree

ISRT is very pleased to announce that Dr. Jahida Gulshan, Associate Professor, ISRT, recently (April 8, 2021) received her Ph.D. in Applied Statistics from the Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She conducted her Ph.D. under Professor Dr. Azmeri Khan and Professor Dr. M. Ataharul Islam. Her thesis title was “Modelling Longitudinal Binary … [ Read More ]

Md. Rasel Biswas received ISRT Golden Jubilee Award 2020

ISRT student Md. Rasel Biswas from batch 22 of Applied Statistics received the ISRT Golden Jubilee Gold Medal Award on March 23, 2021 for attaining the highest CGPA in his B.S. honors examination. This award was first introduced based on the Golden Jubilee celebration fund created during ICAS 2014. The student(s) achieving the highest CGPA … [ Read More ]

21 MS students of ISRT received 2018-19 NST fellowship for MS thesis works

Twenty One MS students of ISRT of academic session 2019-20 have been awarded the “National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship” for their MS Thesis works. The awardees are MD. RASEL BISWAS, SWARNA CHOWDHURY, EMAMA AMIN, MD. ABDUL BASIT, SAFWAN SHIHAB, SILVIA KHANAM, ARGHA DHAR, MD. SAIFUR RAHMAN MAZUMDER, SUBORNA SULTANA, AFSANA DIL AFROZE, SUDIPTA DATTA, TONOY SARKER, MONJURUL … [ Read More ]

ISRT with two co-organizers successfully organized an international symposium iADORE2020 during December 7-8, 2020

The Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT), jointly with the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and Andalas University, Indonesia, successfully finished the International Symposium on Advanced Statistical Data Analysis and Operational Research 2020 (iADORE2020) during 7-8 December 2020 ( This was an international symposium that focussed on applications relating to areas of statistics and operation … [ Read More ]

Call for Papers for JSR Special Issue

The Journal of Statistical Research (JSR) invites manuscripts for a special issue to celebrate the 100-year founding anniversary of the University of Dhaka, 50th year of independence of Bangladesh. and JSR’s 50th year of publication. To memorialize these milestone anniversaries, the JSR will publish the special issue on the theme Statistics: Opportunities and New Challenges. … [ Read More ]


Recent Faculty Publications (Selected)

  1. Mansur M., Afiaz A., Hossain M S. (2021). Sociodemographic risk factors of under-five stunting in Bangladesh: Assessing the role of interactions using a machine learning method. PLOS ONE16(8): p.e0256729

    Author: Dr Mohaimen Mansur | Year: 2021

  2. Hasan ATMH, Das SC, Islam MS, Mansur M, Shawon MSR, et al. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 on hospital admission of acute stroke patients in Bangladesh. PLOS ONE 16(1): e0240385.

    Author: Dr Mohaimen Mansur | Year: 2021

  3. Khan, Noor M. and Alam, M. I. (2020). Early stopping in seamless phase I/II clinical trialsPharmaceutical Statistics 20(2), 390-412.

    Author: M. Iftakhar Alam, PhD | Year: 2020

  4. Alam, M. I. and Sultana, Nigar (2021). Construction of windows for pharmacokinetic samplingAustrian Journal of Statistics 50, 23-37.

    Author: M. Iftakhar Alam, PhD | Year: 2021

  5. Rahman, Rezoanoor and Alam, M. I. (2021). Stopping for efficacy in single-arm phase II clinical trialsJournal of Applied Statistics, 1-20. 

    Author: M. Iftakhar Alam, PhD | Year: 2021

  6. Alam, M. I., Mansur, Mohaimen and Barman, Prianka (2021). Early childhood development in Bangladesh and its socio-demographic determinants of importance. Early Child Development and Care, 1-20.

    Author: M. Iftakhar Alam, PhD | Year: 2021

  7. A. Mimi and M.H.R. Khan (June, 2021). Variable Selection for Censored Data Using Modified Correlation Adjusted coRrelation (MCAR) Scores. Statistics in Medicine. 1-19doi: 10.1002/sim.9110.

    Author: Dr. Md Hasinur Rahaman Khan | Year: 2021

  8. M.H.B. Siam, M.M. Hasan, S.M. Tashrif, M.H.R. Khan, E. Raheem, and M.S. Hossain (June, 2021). Insights into the first seven months of COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: Lessons learned from a high-risk country. Heliyon. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e07385.

    Author: Dr. Md Hasinur Rahaman Khan | Year: 2021

  9. Mahmud, S., Gulshan, , Tasneem, F. and Ahmed, S.S. (2021) Seroconversion of Hepatitis B Vaccine in Young Bangladeshi Children: A Tertiary Centre Experience, World Journal of Vaccines, 11 (02), 7-18.

    Author: Jahida Gulshan | Year: 2021

  10. Khan, J.R. and Gulshan, J. (2020) Heterogeneous effects of factors on child nutritional status in Bangladesh using linear quantile mixed model, Biostatistics & Epidemiology, 4(1), 265-281.

    Author: Jahida Gulshan | Year: 2020