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Professor Shahjahan Khan

Professor Shahjahan Khan
Name Shahjahan Khan
Position Professor (Statistics)
Section School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences
Office D207A
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 5532
Extension 5532
Qualifications BSc(Hons) Jahangirnagar , MSc Jahangirnagar , MSc Western Ontario , PhD Western Ontario
Languages Bengali (non accredited translator)
Urdu (non accredited translator)
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Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Statistics not elsewhere classified ( 010499 )

Research interests
Statistical inference, decision theory, predictive inference, preliminary test and shrinkage estimation, Studnet t distribution, multivariate statistics, testing after pretest, meta-analysis, biostatistics, econometrics.

Professional memberships
Fellow, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS), since 2013
Elected President, Islamic Countries Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS), 2005-2011
Elected Member of International Statistical Institute (ISI), Netherlands (since 1997)
Elected Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), United Kingdom (since 1996)
Memeber, Statistical Society fo Australia Inc (since 1994)

Industry affiliations
Foundation Chief Editor, Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, Dixie W Publishing, USA (since 2006).
Member, Scientific Review Committee, Toowoomba District Health Services, since 2011
Member of the Statistical Society of Australia Inc.
Member Statistical Society of Canada
Life Member of Bangladesh Statistical Association
Life Member of ISOSS

Currently teaching courses/programs
STA2300 Data Analysis
STA2301 Distribution Theory
STA2302 Statistical Inference
STA3300 Expermental Design
STA3301 Statistical Models
Level 8 courses: Multivariate Statistics, Baysian Methods, Stochastic Process Modelling, Nonparametric Methods, Advance Inferential Methods

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
31 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Elected Member, USQ Academic Board/Senate (2012-2015), (2015-2018)
Research and Postgraduate Coordinator (2011 to date)
Statistics Discipline Coordinator (2009 - to date)
Master of Science Coureswork (Mathematics and Statistics), Coordinator (2011 to date)
Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics), MSMS Coordinator (2008-2010)

Research most recent
1. (2011) The bivariate noncentral chi-square distribution - a compound distribution approach. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation. Vol 217(13), 6237-6247. With R M Yunus
2. (2011) M-tests for multivariate regression model, Journal of Nonparametric Statistics, 23(1), 201-218. With R M Yunus
3. (2011) Meta-analysis of D1 versus D2 gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma, Annals of Surgery, Vol 253(5), 900-911, With M Subramonium, M A Memon, Md B Hossain, and B Memon.

Research most notable
Founding Chief Editor, Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics (JAPS) since 2006.
Main Ograniser:
11th ISOSS Conference, 18-21 December 2011, Lahore, Pakistan.
10th ISOSS conference, 20-23December 2009, Cairo, Egypt.
9th ISOSS conference, 14-16 December 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Chair, International Scientific Committee: Recent development of Statistical sciences, 26-27 December 2008, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Associate Editor of Several International Journals
Successful Supervision of several PhD Students

Publications in ePrints

Nguyen-Huy, Thong and Deo, Ravinesh C. and An-Vo, Duc-Anh and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Khan, Shahjahan (2017) Copula-statistical precipitation forecasting model in Australia’s agro-ecological zones. Agricultural Water Management, 191. pp. 153-172. ISSN 0378-3774

Saqr, Anwar and Khan, Shahjahan (2017) Estimation of slope for measurement error model with equation error: applications on serum kanamycin data. In: 3rd ISM International Statistical Conference 2016 (ISM III), 9-11 Aug 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .

Al-Daffaie, Kadhem and Khan, Shahjahan (2017) Logistic regression for circular data. In: 3rd ISM International Statistical Conference 2016 (ISM III), 9-11 Aug 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Osland, Emma and Yunus, Rossita M. and Khan, Shahjahan and Memon, Breda and Memon, Muhammed A. (2017) Weight loss outcomes in laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy (LVSG) versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) procedures: a meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, 27 (1). pp. 8-18. ISSN 1530-4515

Brodie, Ian M. and Khan, Shahjahan (2016) A direct analysis of flood interval probability using approximately 100-year stream flow datasets. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 61 (12). pp. 2213-2225. ISSN 0262-6667

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