ASHA GOPALAKRISHNAN, MSc., M.Phil, Ph.D

  Professor
Department of Statistics,
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Cochin-682022, Kerala India.
Phone:91-484-2575893(Office),91-484-2862475(Direct), 09447220353(Mobile)
Email asha@cusat.ac.in, asha.gopalakrishnan@gmail.com
  Education
MSc., Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1989.
MPhil, University of Kerala,, 1992.
PhD, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1996
  Title of the Thesis
  Some Bivariate Lifetime Models in Discrete Time
  Research Interests
Distribution Theory, Reliability Theory
   

 

Positions holding
  Professor, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin-682 022.
Positions held
  Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin-682 022.
  Reader in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin-682 022.
  Senior Lecturer in Statistics, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin 682 022.
  Senior Lecturer in Statistics, St Thomas College, Kozhencherry.

Administrative Positions

  Head, Department of Statistics, 1/03/2015 to 15/12/2014.
  Asst. Warden, Aiswarya Ladies Hostel, 2007-2009.
 

Member, Advisory Committee Women's study centre,Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin 682 022 (ongoing).

  Member, Gender Justice Committe, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin 682 022, 2008-2010.
Scholarly and Professional activities
Reviewer
  American Mathematical Reviews
Refereed for
  Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference
  Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods
  Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation
  ProbStat Forum
  Statistics and Probability Letters
  IEEE transactions in Reliability
  Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  Journal of Indian Statistical Association
  Statistical Papers
  Pakistan Journal of Statistics
Resource person for
  Refresher courses sponsored by UGC, AICTE, NCERT
Projects  Completed Successfully
  Principal Investigator  of UGC Minor Research Project on Multivariate Geometric Extensions, 2001 – 2002, worth INR. 25,000/-.
  Principal Investigator  of a major research project “Modelling and Analysis of Preventive Maintenance by Reliability Characteristics” funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India worth of    INR. 9,31,085.  Duration of the project is 3 years (2006 to  2009).
  Co-Investigator of a major research project “ Reliability Studies on Sonar Transducer Encapsulant Materials” funded by NPOL, Government of India worth of INR. 9,84,500/-. Duration of the project is 1 year (2012-2013).
  Co-Investigator of an ongoing DST-SERB  sponsored major research project “Stochastic Modeling of non-linear Time Series” worth INR. 13.2 lakhs.     
Conferences/Workshops organized
  Organised a National Seminar on "Stochastic Modelling and Analysis" during 24-25, March, 2011.
  Organised a Workshop on "R" in Cochin University of Science and Technology, during 14-17, February 2012.
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
Other Academic Extension Activities
  Member, Board of studies, CUSAT.
  Member, Board of Studies,Sacred Heart College, Thevara(Autonomous).
  Member, Board of Studies,The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat.
M.Phil Thesis Supervised
Name of the Student Title of the Thesis Year of Completion
Shiney George On HNBUE Class of Distributions        1999
Lovely Abraham T. Exponential distribution in higher dimensions 2001
Doctoral Thesis Supervised
Doctoral Thesis Under Supervision
Name of the Student   Topic of Research Work
A. Vincent Raja   Reliability Modelling
B. Uma Devi Reliability Modelling
Technical Reports
  Project Report on “Modelling and Analysis of Preventive Maintenance by Reliability Characteristics” presented to Cochin University of Science & Technology.
  Project Report on “Reliability Studies on Sonar Transducer Encapsulant Materials” presented to Cochin University of Science & Technology. 
List of Publications. (Publications in Referred Journals only)
1 N.Unnikrishnan Nair and G.Asha (1994), Characteristic properties of a bivariate geometric distributions by reliability concepts, Journal of the Indian Statistical Association, 32, 111-116. ISSN: 0537-2585
2 G.Asha and N.Unnikrishnan Nair (1996), Characterization of bivariate geometric distribution, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, 46, 23-28. ISSN: 0008-0683
3 N. Unnikrishnan Nair and G.Asha (1997), Some classes of multivariate life distributions in discrete time, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 62, 181-189. ISSN: 0047259X, 10957243, Impact factor:0.99
4

G. Asha and N. Unnikrishnan Nair (1998), Bivariate failure rates in discrete time, Statistical Methods for Quality Improvement, B. Abraham (ed.), 339-350.

5 G. Asha (2000), Characterizations of the Marshall-Olkin bivariate exponential distribution, Statistical Methods, 2(1), 45-49.
6 G. Asha and P. G. Sankaran (2002), 'A bivariate Geometric model and its properties', Journal of the Indian Statistical Association, Vol.40, 1-12. ISSN: 0537-2585
7 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, 1089-1099. IISSN: 15324141, 03610918, Impact factor:0.43
8 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, 45-56. ISSN 2277-9620
9 G Asha, N Unnikrishnan Nair and PG Sankaran (2004), “Characterizations using conditional mean Residual life time”, Journal of the Calcutta Statistical Association, Vol,55, 219-254. ISSN: 0008-0683
10 N. Unnikrishnan Nair, G. Asha and P. G. Sankaran (2004), On the covariance residual lives. Statistica. LXIV, n3. Pp 573-585. ISSN: 1973-2201
11 N. Unnikrishnan Nair, P. G. Sankaran and G. Asha (2005), Characterizations of distributions using Reliability Concepts Journal of the Applied Statistical Sciences, vol14, No 3-4, pp 237-242. ISSN: 1067-5817
12 R P Gupta, N Unnikrishnan Nair and G Asha (2006), Characterizations of Discrete distributions, Far East Journal of Theoritical Statistics, 20(1), 113-122. ISSN: 0972-0863.,Impact factor:0.879
13 G Asha and Jagathnath Krishna (2006), A note on the characterizations of generalized Marshall-Olkin type Multivariate Pareto distributions, Journal of Indian Statistical Association, 44,2,117-125. ISSN: 0537-2585
14 G Asha and Rejeesh C John (2007), On The Boundary Class Of Increasing And Decreasing Reversed Hazard Rate Distribution, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, 59, 233-234,1-15. ISSN: 0008-0683
15 N Unnikrishnan Nair and G Asha (2008), Some characterizations based on bivariate reversed mean residual life, Probstat Forum, Vol 1, 1-14. ISSN: 0974-3235
16 G. Asha and K.M. Jagathnath Krishna (2008), Modelling and characterizations of a bivariate Pareto distribution, Journal of Statistical Theory and Application, 7(4), 435-452.ISSN 1538-7887
17 G. Asha and Rejeesh C. John (2009), Characterizations using generalized reversed lack of memory property, Statistics and Probability Letters, 79(12), 1480-487. ISSN: 0167-7152 , Impact Factor: 0.58
18 G. Asha, K.M. Jagathnath Krishna and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (2009),  Characterization of bivariate distributions using residual measure of uncertainty, Journal of Probability and Statistical Science,7(2), 139-152.

19 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) 15-26.ISSN: 0218-5393, 1793-6446
20 G Asha and Jagathnath Krishna K M (2012), Inequality measures for bivariate distributions with load sharing dependence, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, 64(2) 53-54.ISSN: 0008-0683
21 G Asha, I. Elbatal and C.J. Rejeesh (2013), Further results on discrete mean past life time, Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods (To appear).ISSN: 15324141, 03610918, Impact factor:0.43
22 Asha and Rejeesh C John (2014), Characterizations using past entropy measures, Metron, DOI 10.1007/s40300-014-0053-0. ISSN: 0026-1424 , Impact Factor: 0.222
23 I. Elbatal, G Asha and A Vincent Raja (2014), Transmuted exponentiated Frechet distribution: Properties and Applications, Journal of Statistics Applications & Probability, 3(3) 379-394. ISSN: 2090-8423, 2090-8431
24 Sreelekshmi N, G Asha and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (2014), On inferring inequality measures using L-moments, Economic Quality Control (Accepted). ISSN: 0940-5151, 1869-6147
Conferences/Workshops participated
1 The National Seminar on Statistical Methodology and New Applications at Department of Statistics, Bangalore University, Bangalore. January 27-29, 1994.
2 The XV Annual Conference of ISPS held at Department of Statistics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Thirunelveli. December, 21-23, 1994.
3 The International Conference on Quality Improvement through Statistical Methods'. The Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin-22. December, 28-31, 1996.
4 One day Seminar and Annual Conference of the Kerala Statistical Association, The Department of Statistics, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, March-6, 1999.
5 The U.G.C sponsored National Conference on Statistics held at St.Thomas College, Pala, March 18-20, 1999.
6 The National Conference on Reliability Analysis held at the Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin-22. December 28-29, 1999.
7 The National Seminar on Probability models and Applied Statistics'. Department of Statistics, University of Calicut, Calicut. February 24-25, 2000.
8 The International Conference on 'Order Statistics and extreme values. Theory and Applications' Department of Studies in Statistics University of Mysore. Mysore-570006 India, December 18-20, 2000.
9 The International conference on Statistics in Industry, held at Department of Statistics. Cochin University of Science and Technology Dec 2002.
10 The International Conference on Reliability, Statistics and related fields, held at Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode during Jan 7-9, 2005.
11 .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 28-30, 2005.
12 National Seminar on Modeling and Analysis of lifetime data, held at the department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin during Feb 20-22, 2006.
13 Workshop on Women and Health literacy in Kerala held at the department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology , Cochin during Jul 28-29, 2006.
14 IISA Joint statistical Meeting and International Conference on Statistics, Probability and related Areas held in Cochin, Jan 2-5, 2007.
15 IISA Workshop on Financial Mathematics, Cochin, January 6, 2007.
16 National Seminar on Statistical Methods and Reliability Analysis, , Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, during  January 28-30, 2008
17 International Symposium on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Department of Mathematics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin-22, during  February 6–9, 2009,
18 XI Annual Conference of the Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, Department of Statistics, University of Madras, Chennai, India, during February 24-26, 2009.
19 Two days workshop on Statistical Genetics, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, during December 29-30, 2009.
20 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.
21 Three days workshop on Reliability Theory and Survival Analysis, Department of Mathematics, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, during November 25-27, 2010.
22 Delivered a Key Note Speech 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.
23 Attended the National Seminar on Stochastic Modelling and Analysis held at CUSAT during 24 -25, March 2011.
24 An invited talk in the State level seminar on Experimental Design and Self Similarity, Department of Statistics, Newman College , Thodupuzha on 3rd August,2011
25 Attended Workshop on Reliability Theory and Survival Analysis, Nov 23-27, 2011 at ISI, Kolkatta.
26 Attended an Annual convention of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics (ISPS) and International Conference on Statistics,  Probability and related areas, CUSAT, December 19-22, 2011.
27 Attended Workshop on R, CUSAT, February 14-17, 2012.
28 Presented the invited paper 'An extension of the Freund's bivariate distribution to model load sharing systems' at the International Symposium on Business and Industrial Statistics(ISBIS2012) held in Bangkok, Thailand, june17-21.
29 Attended a Workshop on Simulation Model Developement, CUSAT, December 17-19,2012.
30 Attended a Workshop on Statistical Analysis of Time Series Data with Applications, CUSAT, January 14-16, 2013.
31 Invited speaker at the National Seminar on "Modern Statistical Tools in Fisheries", School of Industrial Fisheries, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Mar7-9,2013.
32 Attended  a Workshop on Reliability Theory and Survival Analysis, CUSAT, December 31 – January 2, 2014.
33 Participated in International Workshop on Reliability and Time Series Methodology Relevant to Business and Industry, CUSAT, January 5-7, 2015
34 Delivered a talk on "Statistics in Reliability" at Annual Conference of Kerala Statistical Association, Department of Statistics, Sree Kerala Varma College Thrissur, January 9,2015.
   

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