Mahmoud Torabi
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Office S101A Medical Services Bldg
(204) 272-3136

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Research Interests

spatial and temporal models, cluster detection, small area estimation, longitudinal data analysis, generalized (general) linear mixed models, measurement error, robust statistics

Biography

Mahmoud Torabi received his PhD in Statistics from Carleton University. His PhD thesis research focused on Small Area Estimation. He was awarded the University Medal for the Best Doctoral Dissertation at Carleton. He then received a full-time fellowship award from University of Alberta, awarded by Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR), to investigate the impact of various health research topics in the province of Alberta. Dr. Torabi joined the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba in July 2010 as a full-time Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. He was promoted to the Associate Professor in March 2014. He is also an adjunct Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Torabi has research funds available for students interested in working as a research assistant. He is also accepting excellent graduate students (Masters and PhD) through the Department of Community Health Sciences or Department of Statistics. If you are interested in any of his research areas, please feel free to contact him.

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Exam

STAT 3000 A01 Final Exam
Monday, December 18 at 1:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminar

PIMS lecture: Pauline van den Driessche — Thursday, January 18 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Robert Fred Balshaw, M.Sc. (1987)

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)