Biography

 Career History

  • Senior Lecturer in Medical Statistics, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK (2016 - current).
  • Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics and Clinical Epidemiology, University College London (UCL), UK (2015 –2016).
  • Lecturer in Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, UK (2009 – 2015).   
  • Research Fellow in Statistical Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Division of Infection & Pathway Medicine, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK (2006 – 2009).
  • Teaching Assistant (part time, during PhD studies), School of Mathematics, University Of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (2004 – 2006).
  • Lecturer in Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka (2000 – 2003).
  • Lecturer in Applied Statistics, Institute of Statistical Research and Training,  University of Dhaka (1999 – 2000).  

Key Research Interests

 Main research interests include:

  •  Applied and methodological statistical research to improve health and health care system,
  • Health Informatics - Statistical and Machine Learning methods for analysing high dimensional data, particularly those arising from electronic health records, modern bioinformatics, genomics and high resolution imaging technologies,
  • Dynamic predictions using joint models and landmark approach with particular focus on risk prediction for dementia,
  • Analysis and modelling of longitudinal data with nonlinear trajectory profiles including neuropsychological test scores measuring cognitive decline in dementia,
  • Statistical design and analysis of randomised controlled and cluster randomised trials,
  • Growth mixture models and latent class growth analysis,
  • Regularised regressions and latent variable models  with various penalisation techniques including LASSO, HyperLASSO and Elastic Net.

Education

  • PhD in Statistics (Statistical methods for microarray gene expression data) at School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh and Biomathematics &  Statistics Scotland, Edinburgh, UK (2007).
  • MSc in Statistics, with specialisation in Biostatistics, Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka (1998).
  • BSc (Honours) in Statistics, Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka (1997).

Teaching Qualification

  • PGCAPHE (Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education), King’s College London, London, UK (2013).
  • Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (member since 2013).

 

 

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