Saumen Mandal

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Professor

Office 328 Machray Hall
(204) 474-9661

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Research Interests

optimal regression design, design of experiments, optimal response-adaptive designs, statistical inference, linear models

Recent Publications

  • Banerjee, B., Biswas, A., Ong, S. and Mandal, S. (2018). Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel test with bivariate binomial model on surrogate marker analysis. Communications in Statistics - Case Studies, Data Analysis and Applications. Accepted.
  • Chowdhury, M., Chen, M. and Mandal, S. (2018). A class of optimization problems on minimizing variance based criteria in respect of parameter estimators of a linear model. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation. Accepted.
  • Hossain, S., Hiebert, I. and Mandal, S. (2018). Estimation strategy of multilevel model for ordinal longitudinal data. Japanese Journal of Statistics and Data Science. Accepted.
  • Mandal, S., Arabi Belaghi, R., Mahmoudi, A. and Aminnejad, M. (2018). Stein-type shrinkage estimators in gamma regression model with application to prostate cancer data. Statistics in Medicine. Accepted.
  • Zheng, X. and Mandal, S. (2018). Construction of A-optimal designs for linear models. Proceedings of Manitoba’s Undergraduate Science and Engineering Research 4 (1), 63-68.

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Biography

Saumen Mandal is a professor in the Department of Statistics. He received Ph.D. (Statistics) degree from the University of Glasgow, U.K., and M.Sc. (Statistics) and B.Sc. Honours (Statistics) degrees from the University of Calcutta, India. During his doctoral research at the University of Glasgow, he received the ORS (Overseas Research Scholarship) Award from the Council of Vice Chancellors and Principals (CVCP), London, U.K. Saumen was ranked first (First Class First) in M.Sc. (Statistics) at the University of Calcutta. His areas of research interest include optimal regression design, constrained optimization, optimal response-adaptive design, balanced incomplete block design, goodness-of-fit tests and linear models. He received numerous awards including the Dr. and Mrs. H.H. Saunderson Award for excellence in teaching, Students Choice Best Professor Award, Merit Awards in teaching and research, Teaching Recognition Award 3 years in a row from the University of Manitoba. Saumen holds a P.Stat. designation from the Statistical Society of Canada.

Awards

Students Choice Best Professor Award from the University of Manitoba Science Students Association, Faculty of Science, 2014.

Dr. and Mrs. H.H. Saunderson Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Manitoba, 2011.

Merit Award in Teaching, University of Manitoba, 2011.

Merit Award in Teaching, University of Manitoba, 2010.

Teaching Excellence Award for Exemplary Teaching of 1000 and 2000 level courses, University of Manitoba Science Students’ Association, Faculty of Science, 2007.

Teaching Excellence Award for Exemplary Teaching of 3000 and 4000 level courses, University of Manitoba Science Students’ Association, Faculty of Science, 2006.

Merit Award in Teaching and Research (combined), University of Manitoba, 2006.

Faculty Access Award, Student Accessibility Services, University of Manitoba, 2006.

Teaching Excellence Award for Exemplary Teaching of 3000 and 4000 level courses, University of Manitoba Science Students’ Association, Faculty of Science, 2005.

Merit Award in Teaching, University of Manitoba, 2004.