Invited Talks

  1. Presented a paper entitled. Saddle Point Approximation for the Density of Ratio of two statistics. In the Eastern Regional Meeting of IMS held at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, U.S.A. in 1987.
  2. Presented a paper entitled. Preservation of Certain Dependent Structures under Homogeneous Poisson Shock Models. In The Indian Science Congress held at University of Delhi, New Delhi in January 1997.
  3. Gave THREE invited talks on Optimal Reliability Test Plans at Department of Statistics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur during June 1999.
  4. Presented a paper entitled. Reliability Test Plans for Series Systems with Discrete Data. In National Seminar of Reliability Analysis and Engineering held at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Trivandrum in December 1999.
  5. Gave an invited talk entitlted. Identification of Successful Business Practices in Indian Exporting Firms. In the 20th Annual Conference of Indian Society For Probability and Statistics & National Seminar On Industries Oriented Statistical Research held at Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur during February 19-21, 2001.
  6. Gave a three-hour invited talk on. Time Series Modelling. at the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) on 14 th March, 2001.
  7. Presented a paper entitled "Reliability Test Plans for Systems with Time Dependent Failure Rates" in the ISPS Conference held at Panjab University, Chandigrah in December 2001.
  8. Gave Four invited talks on Time Series Modelling at Department of Statistics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur during October 2002.
  9. Gave an invited talk on Reliability Test Plans in the CEP course held at Institute of Armament Technology, Pune on 13th February, 2003.
  10. Presented a paper entitled "Construction of Optimal Reliability Test Plans in the presence of Covariates- A parallel System" in an International Symposium on Emerging Strategies for Improving Productivity, Quality and Reliability held at Kolkata in December 2003.
  11. Presented a paper entitled Estimation and Construction of Bounds in Prototype Testing in the Conference on Recent Developments in Statistics and Probability held at Pune in December 2003.
  12. Presented a paper entitled Construction of Optimal Reliability Test Plans in the presence of Covariates- A Series System in the Indian Society for Probability & Statistics (ISPS) held at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, in December 2004.
  13. Presented a paper entitled 100 (1 - alpha)% Confidence Intervals for Parameters of Weibull Distribution Based on Samples of size one and n ( >= 2) in the Fifth International Triennial Calcutta Symposium held at Kolkata in December 2004.
  14. Gave one invited talk at K.C. College on "Applications of Statistics in Industry" on 13th December, 2004.
  15. Gave an invited talk on "Construction of Bounds in Prototype Testing" in the Internation Conference on Future of Statistical Theory, Practice and ) Education at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, December 29, 2004- January 1, 2005.
  16. Gave an invited talk on "Construction of Reliability test plans in the presence of Covariates" at Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata on 28 June, 2005.
  17. Gave an invited talk on "Case studies involving statistical applications in Indian industry" at the Third Mathematics in Industry Study Group Meeting held at University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa on 24th January 2006.
  18. Gave an invited talk in National Conference on Statistical Modeling and Inference, at Department of Statistics, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, February 12-14, 2007.
  19. International Conference on Mathematical Methods on Reliability (MMR 2007), Glasgow, Scotland, July 1 - 4, 2007. Presented a talk on "Reliability Test Plans for Systems with Dependent Components".
  20. International Conference on Reliability, Safety and Quality Engineering, BARC, Mumbai, January 5 - 7, 2008. Presented: An Overview of Construction of Optimal Reliability Test Plans.
  21. International Conference on Present Practices and Future Trends in Quality and Reliability (ICONQR08), Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, Jan.22-25, 2008. Presented: Construction of Optimal Reliability Test Plans for Coherent Systems with Independent and Non-identical Components.
  22. National Conference on Industrial Statistics, Dept. of Statistics, Univ. of Pune, August 4-6, 2008. Presented: Modeling of Panel Data using Hierarchical Bayesian Methodology and Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm.
  23. National Seminar on Statistical Methods and Reliability Analysis, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, January 28--30, 2008. Presented: Reliability Test Plans for k-out-of-n and Bridge systems.
  24. A lecture entitled "Statistical Modeling Based on Brand Preference Data" at Fractal Analytics, Mumbai, August 7, 2008.
  25. Gave invited talk in an International Conference on Recent Developments in Probability and Statistics held at Department of Statistics at University of Pune during December 21-23, 2009.
  26. Gave three lectures on Survival Analysis in a short-term course entitled "Statistics & Pattern Recognition for Automated Diagnostics" held at School of Medical Science & Technology, IIT Kharagpur, during October 05-18, 2009.
  27. Gave one invited talk at a National Seminar on Reliability Theory & Practice held at University of Calcutta on 28th and 29th January 2011. The title of my talk was "Extreme Testing Using Negative Binomial Data and related results".
  28. Participated in a Refresher Course organized for college teachers by Department of Mathematics, University of Mumbai. Gave three one and a half hour talks on 7th, 9th and 11th March 2011 and the topic was Martingale Theory.
  29. Gave one talk at Applied Statistics Division, ISI, Kolkata on 22nd March 2011. The title of my talk was "Estimation of Parameters of a Mixture Distribution using Quantile Functions".