ISRT celebrates 121th birthday of its founder

ISRT, Statistics department and Qazi Motahar Husain Foundation jointly arranged a program on July 30 at TSC Auditorium to celebrate the 121th birthday of the founder of ISRT, National Professor Dr. Qazi Motahar Husain. The students who stood first in the honors and masters from Applied Statistics, ISRT and Statistics Department were given medals and … [ Read More ]

ISRT started a new training program on R for Data Analytics

ISRT started an inaugural training program on “R for Data Analytics” on the 29th of July 2018 for two weeks. This training program is the maiden training program on R from any academic institute or department of the university in Bangladesh. ISRT director, Professor Dr. Israt Rayhan inaugurated the program. The training program offers a … [ Read More ]

Certificate giving ceremony of Stata and SPSS programs held

ISRT successfully ran the Stata and SPSS training programs for the April-May 2018 session. The closing and certificate giving ceremony for both programs took place in the ISRT auditorium on the 14th of May 2018. Unfortunately the chief guest of the ceremony, the Honorable Pro-Vice Chancellor (academic) of University of Dhaka, could not attend the … [ Read More ]

Tasneem Fatima Alam received ISRT Golden Jubilee Gold Medal award for 2018

ISRT student Tasneem Fatima Alam from 20th batch of Applied Statistics received ISRT Golden Jubilee Gold Medal Award today for attaining the highest CGPA in their B.S. honors examination. The award giving ceremony took place at the ISRT building. The Vice Chancellor of University of Dhaka, Professor Dr. Mohammad Akhtaruzzaman, presented the gold medal and certificate … [ Read More ]

ISRT recently hosted first ever reunion of ISRTAA

Recently (on January 27, 2018) ISRT hosted the first ever reunion of ISRT Alumni Association (ISRTAA) at its premises. DU Vice Chancellor Professor Md Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the day’s programme as the chief guest. ISRT Director Professor Dr Md Israt Rayhan, Supernumerary Professor of the institute Dr M Sekander Hayat Khan, Associate Professor Dr Md Hasinur … [ Read More ]


Recent Faculty Publications (Selected)

  1. Sheikh, M.T., Uddin, M.N., and Khan, J.R. (2017). A comprehensive analysis of trends and determinants of HIV/AIDS knowledge among the Bangladeshi women based on Bangladesh Demographic and Health Surveys, 2007-2014. Archives of Public Health, 75 (1): 59. doi: 10.1186/s13690-017-0228-2
  2. S. S. Hossain and N. Awan (2017). Efficient Estimation in Two-stage Randomized Clinical Trials Using Ranked Sets, Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics.
  3. Roy, Paritosh K. and Gulshan, Jahida and Hossain, Syed S. (2017). Spatially Revised Estimation of Infant Mortality in Bangladesh, Spatial Demography, 5(1), 25-42.
  4. Masud, M. S., Borisyuk, R. and Stuart, L.(2017). Advanced correlation grid: Analysis and visualisation of functional connectivity among multiple spike trains. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 286: 78-101
  5. Das, S. and Gulshan, J. (2017).Different Forms of Malnutrition among under Five Children in Bangladesh: A Cross Sectional Study on Prevalence and Determinants, BMC Nutrition, 3:1
  6. B. Bogacka, Mahbub A. H. M. Latif, S. Gilmour, and Y. Kuresh (2017). “Optimum designs for non-linear mixed effects models in the presence of covariates”. Biometrics, 73(3), 927-937.
  7. Anower Hossain, Karla DiazOrdaz and Jonathan W. Bartlett (2017). Missing binary outcomes under covariate dependent missingness in cluster randomised trials. Statistics in Medicine, 36(19), 3092-3109. DOI: 10.1002/sim.7334.
  8. Ali, M., Salehnejad, R. and Mansur, M. (2017). Hospital Heterogeneity: What Drives the Quality of Health Care, European Journal of Health Economics, pp 1-24.
  9. Alam, M. I., B. Bogacka, and D. Stephen Coad (2017). Pharmacokinetically guided optimum adaptive dose selection in early phase clinical trials. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 111, 183-202.
    • M. H. R. Khan and J.E.H. Shaw (2017). Variable Selection for Accelerated Lifetime Models with Synthesized Estimation Techniques. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. (doi: 10.1177/0962280217739522, published online).
    • M.H.R. Khan, M.M. Islam and F. Ababneh (2017). Consanguineous Marriage in Jordan: An Update. Journal of Biosocial Science, pp. 1-6 .
    • T.T. Islam and M.H.R. Khan (2017). Optimal Portfolio Determination for Developing Country's Vulnerable Stock Market Data. Journal of Statistics & Management Systems. 20(3): 337-354.
    • M.B. Hossain, M.H.R. Khan, F. Ababneh and J.E.H. Shaw (2018). Identifying Factors Influencing Contraceptive Use in Bangladesh: Evidence from BDHS 2014 Data, BMC Public Health, 18:192 (published online).
    • M.B. Hossain and M.H.R. Khan (2018). Role of Parental Education on Reduction of Prevalence of Childhood Undernutrition in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition, (doi: 10.1017/S1368980018000162, published online).
    • M.H.R. Khan (2018). On The Performance of Adaptive Pre-processing Technique in Analysing High-dimensional Censored Data. Biometrical Journal , 60(4): 687-702 (doi: 10.1002/bimj.201600256,).
    • Hasan M, Sutradhar I, Akter T, Das Gupta R, Joshi H, Haider MR, et al. (2018). Prevalence and determinants of hypertension among adult population in Nepal: Data from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016. PLoS ONE 13(5) (