Department Of Statistics

Department of Statistics established in the year 1984 offers undergraduate degree course in statistics and post graduate degree course in Biostatistics in 2007. The Department was upgraded as research department by the University of Madras from 2012.  M.Phil Statistics started in the year 2013 under Self finance Stream. The department aims at motivating and enhancing research potential of the research scholars and faculty members by using excellent knowledge base of eminent subject experts of the reputed institutes through orientation programmes, Seminars and conferences regularly. It also provides hands on practical experience in Data Analysis using sophisticated statistical software R Programming, SPSS, SPSS AMOS and SYSTAT.

Courses Offered

·         B.Sc. Statistics

·         M.Sc. Biostatistics

·         M.Phil Statistics

·         Ph.D -  Full Time and Part time

 

Vision

·         To popularize the subject to meet Future Demand for Statisticians.

·         To encourage Higher Education through continuous Curriculum Innovations.

Mission

·         To provide opportunities for the Economically Weaker Section.

·         To Enhance the Career avenues through Innovative Curriculum Design.

 

M.Sc. Biostatistics  (Self Finance)

         Biostatistics deals with the application of statistical techniques to health related fields including biological sciences, medicine and public health. The multi-disciplinary nature of Biostatistics demands intertwining knowledge of statistical theory and an understanding of the areas of its application.

Staff Details (Aided)

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of service

No. of Ph.D students guided in the last 4 years

Dr.V.Varalakshmi

 

MSc., MPhil. Ph.D.

 

Principal & HOD,Associate Professor

Sampling Technique

33

-

 

Dr.R.Malathi

 

MSc., MPhil. Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor

Probability Proportional to Size Sampling.

31

-

 

Dr.R.Geetha.

MSc., MPhil. Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor

Multivariate Statistical Modeling

28

3+1(Registration pending)

 

Mrs.D.Annapoorni.

MSc., MPhil. PGDCA

 

Associate Professor

Data Envelopment Analysis

15

-

Dr.G.Vijayasree

 

MSc., MPhil. Ph.D.

 

Assistant Professor

Order Restricted Inference

26

 

Nil

Mrs.V.Ramya

 

MSc., MPhil.

Assistant Professor

Stochastic Process

7

-

 

 

Staff Details (Self – Finance)

 

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of service

No.of Ph.D students guided in the last 4 years

 

Dr.R.Geetha.

MSc., MPhil. Ph.D.

 

Associate Professor

Multivariate Statistical Modeling

28

3+1(Registration pending)

V. Suriya

MSc., MPhil.

Assistant Professor

Multivariate Analysis

1

-

S.Abeena Shantini

MSc., MPhil.

 

Assistant Professor

Reliability Theory

2

-

B. Janani

MSc., MPhil.

Assistant Professor

Multivariate Analysis

2

-

D. Jyothi

MSc., MPhil.

 

Assistant Professor

Support Vector Machine

4

-

 

 

Certificate Course: Department of statistics offering certificate course in DATA ANALYSIS USING SPSS to Final Year B.Sc. Students from the department of  Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology.

Skill Based Paper:

MS EXCEL is offered as a skill based paper to provide hands on training on usage of statistical tools available in the package.

 Computing Skills is offered as a self-learning component wherein students take Spoken Tutorial classes, offered by IIT Bombay available in college Digital Library - D Space.

Statistics Association Stat Quest For The Year 2015 – 2016

     STAT QUEST, the intercollegiate festival was inaugurated by our Principal Dr. V.VARALASHMI on 29/2/2016. She emphasized the need for students to learn the application of Statistics and to exercise caution while interpreting the results. Various intercollegiate activities like QUIZ, DUMB CHARADES, CONNEXIONS and CASE REPORT were conducted. Over all Shield Received by Madras Christian College.

 

Student Strength:

CLASS

2016-17

UG

142

PG

18

M.Phil

8 (Full Time)

Ph.D

1(FT) + 2 (PT)

 

Guest Lecturers Organized

Year

Name of the Speaker

Topic

2011-2012

Dr.Vishwanath Iyer

Group Head,

Novartis Healthcare,

Hyderabad

Career avenues for biostatisticians in clinical research.

Dr.R.Swaminathan

Senior Biostatistician

Cancer Institute,

Chennai.

Statistical Techniques in Cancer research.

Dr.C.Ponnuraja

Scientist B, ICMR – TRC

Chennai

Survival Analysis using STATA & SAS

2013-14

Dr.Rituparna Sen

Indian Statistical Institute, Chennai Centre.

Random Matrix Theory

Prof. N. Viswanathan

Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics,

Presidency College, Chennai.

Genetic algorithm, Constrained optimization, Ant colony optimization techniques

Dr.Yatika Kohli

Director Regulatory Affairs, Apotex Pharmaceuticals, Toronto, Canada.

Role of a Statistician in Drug Development.

2015-16

Dr.M.Gururajan

Associate Professor (Retd),

Madras Christian College.

Applications of  Statistics in Life Sciences

Venket Ikkrithy

SAS Consulant,

Configer Technologies

Andhra Pradesh

Importance of SAS programming and its certification for Statistics Students.

Dr. B.Sridhar,

Academic counsellor, IGNOU

The importance of Statistical tools in Social Sciences Research

B.Ravikumar

Assistant Professor (Senior), Department of Technology and Management,

VIT University

Structural Equation Modeling

Dr.G.Kumarapandiyan

Visiting scientist,

Indian Statistical Institute,

ISI centre

Advanced Functions in Ms Excel

 

Department Activity (UG & PG)

 

S.No

 

Year

National/ International

Seminars/Conferences/

Workshops

 

Topic

 

Dates

1.

2011-2012

 

National Seminar

” Career Avenues for Biostatisticians in Clinical Research”

15-03-2011

2.

2012-2013

 

National Seminar

statistics in Life Sciences”

25-01-2012

3

2014-2015

 

National Seminar

 

National Level Advanced Orientation Programme in Statistics

18/8/2014 to

22/8/ 2014

4.

2015-2016

 

International Workshop

International Workshop on Introductory SAS & R

02/03/2015 to 03/03/2015