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Associate Professor
Department of Statistics,
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Cochin682022, Kerala India.
Phone:914842575893(Office),914842862475(Direct), 09447220353(Mobile)
Email asha@cusat.ac.in, asha.gopalakrishnan@gmail.com 

Areas of Specialization
Distribution Theory, Reliability Theory 

Education
MSc., Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1989.
MPhil, University of Kerala,, 1992.
PhD, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1996 
Positions holding
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin682 022.
Positions held
Reader in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin682 022.
Senior Lecturer in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin 682 022.
Senior Lecturer in Statistics, St Thomas College, Kozhencherry

Scholarly and Professional activities. 
Reviewer 

American Mathematical Reviews 

Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 

Communications in StatisticsTheory and Methods 

ProbStat Forum 

Statistics and Probability Letters 
Resource person for 

Refresher courses sponsored by UGC, AICTE, NCERT 
Funded Projects  Completed
Principal Investigator 

(200102). Rs 25,000/
Multivariate Geometric Extensions funded by University Grants Commission. 


(20062009) Rs 9,31,085/
Modelling and Analysis of Preventive Maintenance by Reliability Characteristics, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. 

Memberships of Professional/Academic Bodies 

Elected Member International Statistical Institute, Netherlands 

American Mathematical Society 

International Indian Statistical Association.. 

Indian Society for Probability and Statistics. 

Kerala Statistical Association 
Conferences/Workshops participated 
1 
Key Note Speaker for one day seminar held at Ernakulam Collectrate, Organized by the Economics and Statistics Department, Government of Kerala as a part of celebrations of Statistics Day on 29’July’2011. 
2 
Three days workshop on Reliability Theory and Survival Analysis, Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, during November 2527, 2010. 
3 
Key Note Speaker for one day seminar held at Ernakulam Collectrate, Organized by the Economics and Statistics Department, Government of Kerala as a part of celebrations of Statistics Day on 29’July’2010. 
4 
Two days workshop on Statistical Genetics, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, during December 2930, 2009. 
5 
XI Annual Conference of the Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, Department of Statistics, University of Madras, Chennai, India, during February 2426, 2009. 
6 
International Symposium on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Department of Mathematics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin22, during February 6–9, 2009, 
7 
National Seminar on Statistical Methods and Reliability Analysis, , Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, during January 2830, 2008. 
8 
IISA Workshop on Financial Mathematics, Cochin, January 6, 2007. 
9 
IISA Joint statistical Meeting and International Conference on Statistics, Probability and related Areas held in Cochin, Jan 25, 2007. 
10 
Workshop on Women and Health literacy in Kerala held at the department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology , Cochin during Jul 2829, 2006. 
11 
National Seminar on Modeling and Analysis of lifetime data, held at the department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin during Feb 2022, 2006. 
12 
25’th Conference of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics & Annual meeting of Indian Bayesian Society, held at held at the department of Statistics, Banglore University during Dec 2830, 2005. 
13 
The International Conference on Reliability, Statistics and related fields, held at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode during Jan 79, 2005. 
14 
The International conference on Statistics in Industry, held at Department of Statistics.
Cochin University of Science and Technology Dec 2002. 
15 
The International Conference on 'Order Statistics and extreme values. Theory and Applications' Department of Studies in Statistics University of Mysore. Mysore570006 India, December 1820, 2000. 
16 
The National Seminar on Probability models and Applied Statistics'. Department of Statistics, University of Calicut, Calicut. February 2425, 2000. 
17 
The National Conference on Reliability Analysis held at the Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin22. December 2829, 1999. 
18 
The U.G.C sponsored National Conference on Statistics held at St.Thomas College, Pala, March 1820, 1999. 
19 
One day Seminar and Annual Conference of the Kerala Statistical Association, The Department of Statistics, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, March6, 1999. 
20 
The International Conference on Quality Improvement through Statistical Methods'. The Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin22. December, 2831, 1996. 
21 
The XV Annual Conference of ISPS held at Department of Statistics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Thirunelveli. December, 2123, 1994. 
22 
The National Seminar on Statistical Methodology and New Applications at Department of Statistics, Bangalore University, Bangalore. January 2729, 1994. 
List of Publications. (Publications in Referred Journals only) 

1994
N.Unnikrishnan Nair and G.Asha : Characteristic properties of a bivariate geometric distributions by reliability concepts, Journal of the Indian Statistical Association, 1994, 32, 111116. 

1996
G.Asha and N.Unnikrishnan Nair: Characterization of bivariate geometric distribution, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, 1996, 46, 2328. 

1997
N. Unnikrishnan Nair and G.Asha: Some classes of multivariate life distributions in discrete time, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 1997, 62, 181189. 

1998
G. Asha and N. Unnikrishnan Nair: Bivariate failure rates in discrete time, Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement, B. Abraham (ed.), 1998, 339350. 

2000
G. Asha: Characterizations of the MarshallOlkin bivariate exponential distribution, Statistical Methods, 2000, 2(1), 4549. 

2002
G. Asha and P. G. Sankaran (2002) 'A bivariate Geometric model and its properties', Journal of the Indian Statistical Association, Vol.40, 112. 

2003
G. Asha , P. G. Sankaran and N.Unnikrishnan Nair, (2003) 'Probability models with constant total failure rate'. Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods, Vol.32, No.6, 10891099. 

2004
N Unnikrishnan Nair and G Asha , (2004) “Characterizations using failure rate and reversed failure rate”, Journal of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics, Vol,8, 4556. 

G Asha, N Unnikrishnan Nair and PG Sankaran (2004) “Characterizations using conditional mean Residual life time”, Journal of the Calcutta Statistical Association, Vol,55, 219254. 

N. Unnikrishnan Nair, G. Asha and P. G. Sankaran, On the covariance residual lives. Statistica. LXIV, n3, (2004). Pp 573585. 

2005
N. Unnikrishnan Nair, P. G. Sankaran and G. Asha, Characterizations of distributions using Reliability Concepts Journal of the Applied Statistical Sciences, vol14, No 34, 2005, pp 237242. 

R P Gupta, N Unnikrishnan Nair and G Asha, Characterizations of Discrete distributions, Far East Journal of Theoritical Statistics., 20(1), 2006, 113122. 

2006
G Asha and Jagathnath Krishna, A note on the characterizations of generalized MarshallOlkin type Multivariate Pareto distributions, Journal of Indian Statistical Association, 44,2,117125 

2007
G Asha and Rejeesh C John, On The Boundary Class Of Increasing And Decreasing Reversed Hazard Rate Distribution, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, 59, 233234,115. 

2008
N Unnikrishnan Nair and G Asha, On Bivariate Reversed Mean Residual life distributions, Probstat Forum,.Vol 1, 114.
G. Asha and K.M.and Jagathnath Krishna, Modelling and characterizations of a bivariate Pareto distribution, Journal of Statistical Theory and Application, 7(4), 435452. 

G. Asha and Rejeesh C. John (2009) Characterizations using generalized reversed lack of memory property, Statistics and Probability Letters, 79(12), 1480487.
G. Asha, K.M. Jagathnath Krishna and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair Characterization of bivariate distributions using residual measure of uncertainty, Journal of Probability and Statistical Science,7(2), 139152. 

G Asha and N. Unnikrishnan Nair (2010): Reliability properties of mean time to failure in age replacement models, International Journal of Reliability Quality and Safety Engineering, 17(1) 1526. 
Residential Address
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Phone 914842335390
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