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Associate Professor
Department of Statistics
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Present Position
Associate Professor
Experience 16 years
Highest Qualification
Areas of Interest Statistical Computing
Field of Research
Guideship Details
Subjects Handled
Analysis, Linera Algebra, Distribution Theory, Design of experiments, Multivariate Analysis, Linear Models & Regression Methods, Statistical Methods, sampling Techniques, Non-parametric Techniques, Econometrics, Operations Research.
Academic Responsibilities Undertaken
Question Setter for B.Sc. & M.Sc. Statistics, MBA-Quantitative Techniques. Chairman of Board of Examiners for M.Sc.(Statistics). Examiner for B.Sc. & M.Sc. Statistics.
Duties Performed
  • Served as a member of the Committee of Expert Statisticians constituted by the Govt. of Kerala in 2008 to study the “normalization procedure for comparing marks in the various streams at the Plus-II level for giving weightage in Engineering admission..
  • Served as a member of the committee constituted for the preparation of proposal for assistance to University College, Trivandrum from the University Grants Commission in the Xth Plan Period.
  • Serving as a member of the Academic Committee constituted by the Director of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Kerala for assisting EDUSAT Academic Programme.
  • Computation of Additional Financial Committment of the Kerala State due to the 6th UGC Pay Revision for College/University teachers.
  • Visiting Faculty of IITM-K, Technopark, Govt. of Kerala for M-Phil Eco-Informatics.
  • Visiting Faculty of IMK, University of Kerala for MBA.
  • Convenor of EDUSAT Cell, University College.
  • Member of IQAC, University College.
  • Member, Board of Studies (PG), Demography, University of Kerala.
  • Seved as Resourse Person in several workshops/Seminars
Research Projects Undertaken
Research Publications
Books Published

Seminars Attended

Sl.

No.

Programme

Place

Sponsoring Agency

Period

1

Workshop on “ Intelluctual Property, Scientific Programmes and Access to Benefits of Science – Human Rights Perspective”

Dept. of Law, University of Kerala

 

August 20 – 22,2009

2

International Workshop on “WebGIS and Ecoinformatics”

IIITM – K, Technopark, Trivandrum

Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Oct.28 – 30, 2008

3.

National Workshop on “Scilab and Computing”

IIITM – K, Truvandrum

IIITM -K

March 28,2009

4.

Workshop on Restructuring the U G Courses

University College, Trivandrum

State Higher Education Council

Feb. 24 – 28,2009

5.

Research Workshop on Non Parametric Inference

Dept. of Statistics, University College,

Trivandrum

UGC

13 – 15

July ‘06

6.

National Seminar on Stochastic Processes

Dpt. Of Statistics, University of Kerala

University of Kerala

16-18

March ‘06

7

Workshop in statistics for college Teachers

Dept. of statistics, Maharaja’ College, Ernakulam

Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of kerala

8 – 10

Jan. ‘03

8

International Conference on Statistics in the 21st Century

Dept of Demography, University of Kerala

 

Dec. 23 – 24, 2002

9

Seminar on Contributions of Prof. C.R. rao & Prof. A. Wald to Mathematical Statistics

Dept. of Statistics , University College, Trivandrum

STEC

Jan. 20, 2001

10

Seminar on Human Rights Education

Loyola College of Social Sciences, Trivandrum

UGC

March 20 – 21, 2000

11

Seminar on Design of Experiments in Agriculture

Dept. of Statistics, University College, Trivandrum

 

Jan. 15, 2000

12

Training Programme on PC Based GIS Applications in Urban & Regional Planning

Town & Country Planning Organization, Ministry of Urban affairs & Employment

Govt. of India

Dec. 2 to 6, 1996

13.

Workshop on Computer Networks

IUCAA, Pune

IUCAA

Jan. 2 to 13, 1995

14.

Sort term course on Programming in C++

Computer Society of India, Trivandrum Chapter

Computer Society of India

August 30 to Sept 14, 1994

Seminars / Workshops Organized
Resource Person

Sl.

No.

Programme

Place

Sponsoring Agency

Period

1

Faculty Training programme in Management.

MSN Institute of Management & Technology

AICTE

May 26 – June 4 2008

2.

Training Programme on Statistical Techniques

Dept. of Economics & Statistics, Govt. of Kerala

UNDP

August 5,2008

3.

Special Summer School for College/ University Teachers

Academic Staff College, University of Kerala

UGC

August 14, 2008

4.

Training Programme on Statistical Methods

Dept. of Economics & Statistics, Govt. of Kerala

UNDP

November 11, 2008

5.

Workshop on “ Multivariate Statistical Methods and its Applications”

Population Research Centre, University of Kerala

PRC

February 9 & 10, 2009

6.

IT Orientation Programme for College/ University Teachers

Academic Staff College, University of Kerala

UGC

June 8, 2009

 

7.

IT Orientation Programme for College/ University Teachers

Academic Staff College, University of Kerala

UGC

July 3, 2009

8.

National workshop on Research Methodology & Statistical Computing

SFR College for Women, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu

UGC

August 5,2009

9

Computer Training for Technical Officers in Kerala State Planning Board

Institute of Management in Government, Govt. of Kerala.

State planning Board

Sept. 25 a& Oct. 26, 2009

10

National Level Workshop on “Applications of Statistical Tools in Social Science Research”

VHNSN College, Virudhu Nagar, Tamil Nadu

IQAC, VHNSN College

Oct. 9,2009

11

IT Orientation Programme for College/ University Teachers

Academic Staff College, University of Kerala

UGC

26 Oct. 2009

12.

Training Programme for Higher Secondary Teachers in Kerala.

Sivaram NSS HSS, Kollam

Govt. of Kerala

Oct. 7,2009

13.

Orientation Programme on UG Semesterisation for the Teaching Staffs of the colleges under University of Kerala. ( on Grading)

FMN College, Kollam &

Govt. Sanskrit College, Trivandrum

University of Kerala

Dec. 8 & 9, 2009

14.

Training Programme for VHSC Teachers

SCERT, Govt. of Kerala

DHSE, Govt. of Kerala

14 th

Sept. ‘04

15.

Refresher Course in Agricultural economics

UGC Academic Staff College, Unty of Kerala

UGC

14 th

Sept. ‘04

16.

Workshop on Statistical Computing

Dept. of statistics, Govt. Women’s College, Trivandrum

DCE, Govt. of Kerala

20-22

Dec.‘04

17.

Refresher Course in computer Application

UGC Academic Staff College, Unty of Kerala

UGC

9 th

Dec. ‘05

18

Creative Workshop for the development of Self-Learning Materials for Plus -2

SCERT, Govt. of Kerala

Govt. of Kerala

Nov. 5 to  11, 2001

19

Creative Workshop for the development of Self-Learning Materials for Plus -2

SCERT, Govt. of Kerala

Govt. of Kerala

May 15 to  19, 2001

20

Creative Workshop for the development of Self-Learning Materials for Plus -2

SCERT, Govt. of Kerala

Govt. of Kerala

Oct. 21 to  25, 2000

21

Creative Workshop for the development of Self-Learning Materials for Plus -2

SCERT, Govt. of Kerala

Govt. of Kerala

July 17  to  21, 2001

22

Creative Workshop for the development of Self-Learning Materials for Plus -2

SCERT, Govt. of Kerala

Govt. of Kerala

March 28 to  April 1 2001

23

Creative Workshop for the development of Self-Learning Materials for Plus -2

SCERT, Govt. of Kerala

Govt. of Kerala

Feb. 3 to 9, 2000






Invited Talk

Sl.No.

Programme

Topic

Sponsored/Orgamized

Period

1

Seminar on Statistics & Research Methods

Regression Methods

KNM govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam

24th

Jan. ‘08

2

“BODHI 2008” Multidisciplinary Seminar Series

Statistical Methods

DB College, Sasthamcotta

7-28

Feb. ‘08

Curriculum Design

Sl.No.

Programme

Subject/Course

Orgamized

Period

1

Two day workshop on the Curriculum Revision

Management/ MBA

IMK, University of Kerala

18-19 August ‘05

2

Orientation Programme on “Methodology and Common Courses for Restructured Undergraduate Programme in Statistics”

University College, Trivandrum

KSHEC

Jan. 20- 21, 2010

Workshops Attended
Refresher / Orientation Courses Attended

Sl.

No.

Programme

Subject

Academic Staff College

Period

1

Orientation Programme

Multidiscipline

UGC ASC, Unty of Kerala

27/08/’02 to 23/09/‘02

2

Refresher Course

Statistics

UGC ASC, Unty of Kerala

14/08/’00 to 04/09/’00

3

Refresher Course

Bio Informatics

UGC ASC, Unty of Kerala

28/01/’08 to18/02/’08

4

Refresher Course

Human Rights

(Interdisciplinary)

UGC ASC, Unty of Kerala

08/08/’09 to29/08/’09


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Topic

Date

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Sree Narayana College, Sivagiri

Prepared study material for MBA programme of Institute of Correspondence, University of Kerala.

Prepared study material for B.Sc. Mathematics, Institute of correspondence, University of Kerala.





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