Mahmoud Torabi
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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.

Graduations

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

Upcoming Exam

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

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Francis Zwiers: “Probable maximum precipitation estimation and uncertainty quantification using bivariate extreme value analysis” — Thursday, October 19 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

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.

Where are they now?

Llwellyn Maria Armstrong, M.Sc (1992)

Mostofa Sarkar, M.Sc. (2012)