K.R.MURALEEDHARAN NAIR, M.Sc., M.Phil, PhD (Retd.)

 

Professor

Department of Statistics

Cochin University of Science and Technology

Cochin 682 022

Kerala, INDIA.

E-mail: krmnair@cusat.ac.in

Phone: 91-484-2575893 (Office), 91-484-2862473(Direct), 91-484-2332078

(Residence), 09446747632 (Mobile)
Fax: 91-484-2577595

 

Areas of Research

Characterization of Probability Distributions, Reliability Modeling, Information Theory.

  Education

M.Sc., University of Kerala, 1971 

M.Phil., University of Kerala,1978 

Ph.D, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1991

 

Experience
  Teaching : 37 years
  Research Experience : 23 years
Position holding
  Professor, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin.
Positions held
  Controller of Examinations, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin.
  Professor and Head, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin.
  Reader, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin.
  Professor (Grade II), Department of Statistics, Mar Athanasious College (Affiliated to Mahathma Gandhi University), Kothamangalam
  Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Mar Athanesious College (Affiliated to Mahathma Gandhi University), Kothamangalam
PhD supervised
1 John, K.J. (1997): Probability distributions having Laplace transforms with multiple negative poles and zeroes.
2 Rajesh, G. (2001): Characterization of probability distributions using residual entropy functions.
3 Abdul Sathar, E.I. (2002): On truncated versions of certain measures of inequality and stability.
4 Haritha N.Haridas (2007): Income modeling using Quantile functions.
Academic Activities and Memberships of Professional/Academic Bodies
  Vice President of
    Indian Society for Probability and Statistics
 
  Life member of
    Indian Society for Probability and Statistics
 
    Indian Statistical Association
 
    Kerala Statistical Association
 
  Reviewer for
    IEEE Transactions on Reliability
 
    Assam Statistical Review
 
    Gujarat Statistics Association Bulletin
 
  Member, Board of Studies in Statistics of
    Cochin University of Science and Technology
    University of Kerala
    Mahatma Gandhi University
    Mangalore University
    Bangalore University
  Member, Faculty of Science of
    Cochin University of Science and Technology
    Annmalai University
  Member, Academic Council and Senate of
    Cochin University of Science and Technology
Publications
1 K.R. Muraleedharan Nair and N. Unnikrishnan Nair (1988): On characterizing the bivariate exponential and geometric distributions, Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 40(2), 267-271
2 K.R. Muraleedharan Nair and N. Unnikrishnan Nair(1988): On characterizing a bivariate geometric distribution, Journal of the Indian Statistical Association, 26, 46-49
3 N.Unnikrishnan Nair and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (1989): Bivariate mean residual life, IEEE Transaction Reliability, 38(3), 362-364
4 N.Unnikrishnan Nair and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (1990): Characterization of a bivariate geometric distribution, Statistica, 46(1), 247-253
5 N.Unnikrishnan Nair and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (1991): Characterization of Gumbel’s bivariate exponential distribution, Statistics, 22, 143-147
6 Veenus Padamadan and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (1994): Characteriziation of a bivariate Pareto distribution, Journal of the Indian Statistical Association, 32(1), 5-20
7 Veenus Padmadan and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (1994): Some Characterizations of the Pareto law, Proceedings of the XV ISPS Conference, December 21-23, 112-115
8 G. Rajesh and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (1998): Residual entropy function in discrete time, Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics, 291, 1-10
9 K.R. Muraleedharan Nair and G.Rajesh (1998): Characterization of Probability distributions using the residual entropy function, Journal of the Indian Statistical Association, Vol.36, 157-166
10 K.J.John and K.R.Muraleedharan Nair (1999): On a class of distributions having Laplace transactions with multiple negative poles and complex zeros, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, Vol.49, 139-146
11 K.R.Muraleedharan Nair and K.J.John (2000): On a class of distributions having generating functions with multiple poles and complex zeros, Aligargh Journal of Statistics, Vol 20, 19-27
12 G.Rajesh and K.R.Muraleedharan Nair (2000): Residual entropy of conditional distributions, Statistical Methods, 2(1), 72-80
13 K.R.Muraleedharan Nair and G.Rajesh (2000): Geometric Vitality functions and its applications to Reliability, I.A.P.Q.R transactions, Vol.25, No.1, 1-8
14 Abdul Sathar, J.Rajesh and K.R.Muraleedharan Nair (2003): On truncated versions of certain      measures of Income Inequality, Aligarh Journal of Statistics, Vol.23, 7-12
15 G. Rajesh and K.R. Muraleedharan Nair (2003): Characterization of probability distributions using properties of reliability measures, Journal of the Kerala Statistical Association, Vol.14, 1-9.
16 E.I. Abdul Sathar, E.S.Jeevanand and K.R.Muraleedharan Nair (2005):  Bayesian estimation of  Lorenz curve, Gini – Index and Variance of Logarithums of Pareto distribution, Statistica, anno LXV, n.2.
17 K.R.Muraleedharan Nair and H.N. Haridas (2005): Models of income distributions and measures of income inequality – A review, Journal of the Indian Society for Probability and Statistics, Vol.9, 54-76.  
18 E.I. Abdul Sathar, R.P. Suresh and K.R.Muraleedharan Nair (2006): A vector valued Bivariate Gini Index for truncated distributions, Statistical Papers, 193-205. 
19 S.Smitha, K.R.Muraleedharan Nair and P.G.Sankaran (2007): On measures of affinity for truncated distributions, Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin. 151 - 162
20 H.N.Haridas, N.Unnikrishnan Nair and K.R.Muraleedharan Nair (2008): Modelling income using the generalized lambda distributions, Journal of Income distributions (to appear).
Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums participated
1 Third Annual Conference of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society, Manipal, 1988.
2 International Conference on Quality Improvement through Statistical Methods, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1996.
3 Workshop on QS 9000, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1997.
4 Annual Conference of ISPS, Tirunelveli, 1995.
5 National Seminar on Stochastic systems, Mangalore University, 1998.
6 National Conference on Recent Developments in Statistical Theory and Methods, Karnatak University, Dharwad, 1998.
7 National Seminar on Developments in Statistical Sciences, Bangalore University, 1998.
8 National Conference on Reliability Analysis, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, 1999.
9 International Conference on Statistics in Industry and Business, Cochin 2003.
10 National Seminar on Recent developments in Reliability and Biostatistics, University of Madras, March 26-27, 2004
11 Annual Conference of ISPS, St.Thomas College, Palai, November 2004
12 25th Conference of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics and Annual Meeting of Indian Bayesian Society held on 28-30 December 2005, at Department of Statistics, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
13 National Conference on Statistical Inference, University of Pune, January 8-10, 2006.
14 National Seminar on Modelling and Analysis of Life Time Data, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology, February 2006.
15 International Indian Statistical Association (IISA) Joint Statistical Meeting and International Conference on Statistics, Probability and Related Areas were organized by the Department of Statistics, CUSAT during January 2-5, 2007.
16 Workshop on Financial Mathematics, January 6, 2007, Cochin.
17 Workshop on Women and Health Literacy, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology.
18 National Seminar on Recent Advances in Statistics & Analysis of Non-Conventional Data, Farook College, Calicut, March 15 – 17, 2008


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