Saumen Mandal
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Professor

Office 328 Machray Hall
204-474-9661

Personal Webpage

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • Chowdhury, M., Mandal, S., Ghosh, D.K. and Bagui, S.C. (2017). Optimal structure (k) designs for comparing test treatments with a control. Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, 16 (1), 96-107.
  • Mandal, S., Torsney, B. and Chowdhury, M. (2017). Optimal designs for minimising covariances among parameter estimators in a linear model. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Statistics, 59 (3), 255-273.
  • Thavaneswaran, A., Mandal, S. and Pathmanathan, D. (2016). Estimation for wrapped zero-inflated Poisson and wrapped Poisson distributions. International Journal of Statistics and Probability, 5 (3), 1-8.
  • Mandal, S. and Yang, Y. (2015). Ds-optimal designs in polynomial regression models. Advances and Applications in Statistics, 45 (3), 167-179.
  • Appadoo, S.S., Thavaneswaran, A. and Mandal, S. (2014). Mellin's transform and application to some time series models. ISRN Applied Mathematics 2014, 1-12.

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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.

Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 Midterm
Monday, October 30 at 5:30 p.m.

STAT 2000 Midterm
Wednesday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Interdisciplinary seminar: Francis Zwiers: “Changing Weather Extremes: Who or What is to Blame?” — Friday, October 20 at 3:30 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

PIMS lecture: Melania Alvarez — Thursday, October 26 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Paul Gustafson — Thursday, November 2 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Statistics seminar: Miroslaw Pavlak — Thursday, November 23 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Where are they now?

Llwellyn Maria Armstrong, M.Sc (1992)

Mostofa Sarkar, M.Sc. (2012)