Saumen Mandal
Photo of Saumen Mandal

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.

→ See more publications

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, 2018 graduates: Jenna Tichon (Ph.D.), Kanika Grover (M.Sc.), Mohammed Kamso (M.Sc.), Inesh Munaweera Arachchilage (M.Sc.), Joynob Siddiqua (M.Sc.), Shamsia Sobhan (M.Sc.).

Important Date

October 3: Fee Payment Deadline Fall Term

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Mohammad Jafari Jozani: “Quantile Regression with Nominated Samples: An example in Osteoporosis Analysis” — Thursday, September 27 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Yuliya Martsynyuk — Thursday, October 4 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Darja Barr: “Evidence Driven Best Practices for Teaching the Mathematical Sciences” — Thursday, October 11 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Sherif Sherif: “Sparsity-based image processing” — Thursday, October 18 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)

Yanqing Yi, Ph.D. (2008)