P.G.SANKARAN, M.Sc, PhD

 

Professor and Head
Department of Statistics
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Cochin 682 022, Kerala, INDIA.

Phone: 91-484-2575893(Office), 91-484-2862477(Direct), 9847348528(Mobile)
E-mail: pgsankaran@cusat.ac.in, sankaranpg@yahoo.com

 

Areas of Specialization

Survival Analysis, Reliability Analysis, Distribution Theory

  Education

M.Sc (Statistics), Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India, 1987
PhD, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kerala, India, 1992

Positions holding
  Head, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (since 15, December 2014)
  Professor, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (since 10, November 2010)
  Reader, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (since 10, November 2004)
  Director, Centre for Population Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (since 2002)
Positions held
  Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (10 -11- 2007 to 09-11-2010)
  Reader, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (between 10-11-2004 to 10-11-2007)
  Lecturer (Senior Scale), Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (between 10-11-1999 to 9-11-2004)
  Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (between 26-9-1997 to 9-11-1999)
  Lecturer in Statistics, Marthoma College for Women, Perumbavoor (between 10-11-1995 to 25-9-1997)
  Statistician, Indian Cardamom Research Institute, Spices Board, Cochin (between 27-1-1993 to 9-11-1995)
Visits/Fellowships
  Visiting Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, June 2008
  Visiting Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, May, 2004
  Visiting Scientist, University of Waterloo, Canada, May-June 2003
  Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Dalhousie, Canada, April-August, 1997
  BOYSCAST Fellowship of DST, Govt. of India, University of Dalhousie, Canada, March-September, 2000
  Lecturer, Dalhousie University, Canada, May 2000
  Elected Member of International Statistical Institute, Netherlands
Memberships of Professional/Academic Bodies
  Member Institute of Mathematical Statistics, U.S.A.
  American Mathematical Society, U.S.A.
  Board of Studies, University of Calicut, Calicut
  Board of Studies in Statistics, CUSAT
  Board of Studies in Statistics, Kannur University
  Editorial Board, Journal of Kerala Statistical Association
  Reviewer Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Netherlands
  Multivariate Analysis
  Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  Statistics and Probability Letters
  Statistics.
  Communications in Statistics- Theory and Methods
  Statistical Papers
  Life member International Indian Statistical Association, U.S.A.
  Indian Society for Probability and Statistics, India
  Kerala Statistical Association
Title of the Thesis
Characterization of Pearson family of distributions using Reliability concepts

Publications

  Research papers in refereed journals : 123
  Conference papers : 61
  Books : 03
  Technical reports : 03
Awards and Fellowships
1 CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 1991-1992
2 BOYSCAST Fellow of DST, Govt. of India, 2000
4 Young Researcher Award, International Indian Statistical Association, 2010.
Books
1 N. Unnikrishnan Nair and P.G.Sankaran: Statistical Methods for Quality and Reliability, Published by Education Publishers and Distributors, Ernakulam, 1998.
2 P.G.Sankaran and S.M.Sunoj: The Collected Papers of Prof. N.Unnikrishnan Nair, Published by Department of Statistics, Cochin, 2007.
3 N.Unnikrishnan Nair, P.G.Sankaran and N.Balakrishnan : Quantile based Reliability Analysis, Published by Springer, Birkhauser, New York, 2013.
Technical Reports
1 P.G.Sankaran, S.M.Sunoj and Sreedevi Menon: A General Health Profile of Corporation of Cochin, 2003.
2 P.G.Sankaran, S.M.Sunoj and Sreedevi E.P: A Study on Population Changes in Corporation of Cochin, 2005.
3 P.G. Sankaran, Dewan, I. and Sreedevi, E.P.: A Class of General Tests for Testing  Independence of Failure Time and Cause of Failure in a Competing Risks Model. Technical Report, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, 2009
Academic Activities
1 Resource Person for UGC sponsored Refresher course for University/College teachers conducted by Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 2001.
2 Resource Person for UGC sponsored Refresher course for University/College teachers conducted by Department of Statistics, Victoria College, Palakkad, 2001.
3 Resource Person for UGC sponsored Refresher course for University/College teachers conducted by Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, 2001.
Conferences/Workshops organized
Ph.D. Students guided successfully
Doctoral Thesis Under Supervision
Conferences/Workshops/Refresher Courses participated
List of Research Papers Published
Courses Taught


Residence Address

Paduthol Mana
Panagarappilly PO
Mulanthuruthy
Ernakulam 682 314
Phone: 91-484-2741693

     

 

 

 

 

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