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Professor Shahjahan Khan

Professor Shahjahan Khan
Name Shahjahan Khan
Position Adjunct Professor
Section School of Mathematics, Physics and Computing
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 )
  • Biostatistics ( 010402 )
  • Epidemiology ( 111706 )
  • Statistics not elsewhere classified ( 490599 )
  • Epidemiology ( 420200 )
  • Biostatistics ( 490502 )
  • Statistics ( 490500 )

Research interests
Evidence-based decision and meta-analysis, statistical inference, decision theory, predictive inference, preliminary test and shrinkage estimation, Student t distribution, multivariate analysis, testing after pretest, biostatistics, econometrics.

Professional memberships
Fellow, Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS), since 2013
Fellow, Royal Statistical Society, UK (since 1997)
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)
Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, USA (since 2012)
Member, Statistical Society of Australia (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
Member Statistical Society of Canada
Life Member of Bangladesh Statistical Association
Life Member of ISOSS

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Health Sciences Research (CHSR)
  • International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences (ICACS)

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)
39 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Elected Member, USQ Academic Board/Senate (2012-2015), (2015-2018)
Research and Postgraduate Coordinator (2011-2013)
Statistics Discipline Coordinator (2009 - 2012)
Master of Science Coureswork (Mathematics and Statistics), Coordinator (2011-2013)
Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics), MSMS Coordinator (2008-2010)

Research most recent
1 Osland, E; Yunus, R; Khan, S; Memon, B; and Memon, 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, Vol. 27, 8-28
2 Menon, M A; Memon, B; Yunus, R M; and Khan, S. (2016). Suture cruroplasty versus prosthetic hiatal herniorrhaphy for large hiatal hernia: A meta-analysis and systematic review of randomized controlled trials, Annals of Surgery, 263(2), 258-66. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000001267.
3 Doi, S; Barendregt, J ; Khan, S; Thalib, L; Williams, G (2015). Advances in the Meta-analysis of heterogeneous clinical trials I: The inverse variance heterogeneity model, Contemporary Clinical Trials, Vol. 45, 130-138

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

Taranto, Aldo ORCID: and Addie, RonORCID: and Khan, ShahjahanORCID: (2022) Bi-Directional Grid Constrained Stochastic Processes' Link to Multi-Skew Brownian Motion. Journal of Applied Probability and Statistics, 17 (1). pp. 101-133. ISSN 1930-6792

Osland, Emma J. and Yunus, Rossita M. and Khan, ShahjahanORCID: and Memon, Muhammed A. (2022) Results and Conclusions of 'Five-Year Weight Loss Outcomes in Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) Versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) Procedures: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials' Unchanged by Omission of Retracted Ruiz-Tovar et al Article. Surgical Endoscopy, 32 (1). ISSN 1530-4515

Nguyen-Huy, Thong ORCID: and Deo, Ravinesh C.ORCID: and Khan, ShahjahanORCID: and Devi, Aruna and Adeyinka, Adewuyi AyodeleORCID: and Apan, Armando A.ORCID: and Yaseen, Zaher Mundher (2022) Student Performance Predictions for Advanced Engineering Mathematics Course With New Multivariate Copula Models. IEEE Access, 10. 45112 -45136.

Taranto, Aldo ORCID: and Khan, ShahjahanORCID: (2021) Application of Bi-Directional Grid Constrained Stochastic Processes to Algorithmic Trading. Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 17 (1). pp. 22-29. ISSN 1549-3644

Khan, Shahjahan ORCID: and Memon, Muhammed Ashraf (2021) Data revolution and statistics: reshaping society and science. In: 18th International Conference on Statistical Sciences: Using Statistics for Sustainable Development Goals and Human Development, 18-20 Feb 2021, Lahore, Pakistan.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Statistics not elsewhere classified ( 010499 )
  • Biostatistics ( 010402 )
  • Epidemiology ( 111706 )
  • Statistics not elsewhere classified ( 490599 )
  • Epidemiology ( 420200 )
  • Biostatistics ( 490502 )
  • Statistics ( 490500 )

Research topics