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. 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

  2. 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

  3. Afiaz, A., Masud, M.S. and Mansur, M. (2021). Impact of child’s cognitive and social-emotional difficulties on child abuse: Does mother’s justification of intimate partner violence also play a role? Child Abuse & Neglect, Volume 17, DOI: 10.1016/j.chiabu.2021.105028.

    Author: Dr Mohammad Shahed Masud | Year: 2021

  4. Z.Z. Sultana, F.U. Hoque, J. Beyene, M.A. Islam, M.H.R. Khan, S. Ahmed, D.H. Hawlader and A. Hossain (January, 2021). HIV Infection and Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. BMC Infectious Diseases. 21:51. doi: 10.1186/s12879-020-05749-2.

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

  5. M.H.R. Khan and A. Hossain (October, 2020). Machine Learning Approaches Reveal that Number of Tests does not Matter to Predict Global COVID-19 Confirmed Cases. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence, 3:561801. doi: 10.3389/frai.2020.561801.

    Author: Dr. Md Hasinur Rahaman Khan | Year: 2020

  6. M. Ali, G.U. Ahsan, R. Khan, M.H.R. Khan and A. Hossain (October, 2020). Immediate impact of stay-at-home orders to control COVID-19 transmission on mental well-being in Bangladeshi adult population: Patterns, Explanations, and future directions. BMC Research Notes, Volume 13, Article number 494.

    Author: Dr. Md Hasinur Rahaman Khan | Year: 2020

  7. M. M. Islam, F. Ababneh, T. Akter and M.H.R. Khan (January, 2020). Low birth weight in Jordan level, trends, risk factors and implications for under five mortality: A population based study. Eastern mediterranean Health Journal , WHO, 26(10): 1273-1284. doi:10.26719/emhj.20.096.

    Author: Dr. Md Hasinur Rahaman Khan | Year: 2020

  8. Adhikary, A and Rahman MS (2020). Firth’s penalized method in Cox proportional hazard framework for developing predictive models for sparse or heavily censored survival data. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation.

    Author: Dr. M. Shafiqur Rahman | Year: 2020

  9. M. S. Al-balushi, M. S. Ahmed, M. M. Islam and M.H.R. Khan (2020). Multilevel poisson regression modeling to identify factors influencing the number of children ever born to married women in Oman. Journal of Statistics & Management  Systems,                    doi:10.1080/09720510.2019.1709328.

    Author: Dr. Md Hasinur Rahaman Khan | Year: 2020

  10. MB Hossain, SS Hossain (2020), Probabilistic estimation of seismic parameters for Bangladesh, Arabian Journal of Geosciences 13 (1), 262.

    Author: Dr. Syed Shahadat Hossain | Year: 2020