**International Journal of Statistics and Applications**

International Journal of Statistics and Applications is a fully refereed international journal, which publishes original research papers and survey articles in all areas of statistics and applications. It is a broad based journal covering all branches of statistical sciences and their applications in medical, agricultural, econometric, physical or social sciences and industry, commerce and government and other scientific disciplines.

**p-ISSN:**2168-5193**e-ISSN:**2168-5215**Website:**http://journal.sapub.org/statistics

## B. M. Golam Kibria

**Editorial Board Member of**

*International Journal of Statistics and Applications*Associate Professor, Florida International University, USA

**Research Areas**

Statistics: Linear Model, Ridge Rgression, Distribution Theory, Inference, Simulation

### Education

1993-1997 | Ph.D | Statistics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada |

1991-1993 | M.Sc | Statistics, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada |

1986-1988 | M.Sc | Statistics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh |

1982-1986 | B.Sc | Statistics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh |

### Experience

2006-present | Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Florida International University, Miami, USA |

2000-2006 | Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Florida International University, Miami, USA |

1998-2000 | Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver |

1997-1998 | Assistant Professor, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada |

1993-1996 | Teaching Assistant, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada |

1988-1991 | Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh |

### Academic Achievement

Who's Who in America, 2008 |

Who's Who in Sciences Academia, 2004 |

Special 2008-2009 Merit Increase, Department of Statistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL |

Special 2006-2007 Merit Increase, Department of Statistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL |

2005 Chapter Service Recognition Award in recognition of outstanding and devoted service to the South Florida Chapter of American Statistical Association. Presented at the 165th Annual Meeting, JSM 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota |

Special 2003-2004 Merit Increase, Department of Statistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL |

Special 2002-2003 Merit Increase, Department of Statistics, Florida International University, Miami, FL |

1997 Graduate Research Fellowship, awarded to achievers of excellent research accomplishments as a Ph.D. student in their final year, The University of Western Ontario |

1995 UWO Stat Lab Award, for submitting the best project in applied statistics among the graduate students in the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences at The University of Western Ontario |

1986 Chancellor Award, awarded by the President, People's republic of Bangladesh |

1984 University Book Awards, for scoring the highest marks in honors level among the students in the faculty of science, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh |

1985 University Book Awards, for scoring the highest marks in Masters level among the students in the faculty of science, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh |

### Membership

Member of Merger Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Florida International University |

Member of Graduate Committee, Department of Statistics, Florida International University |

Member of the Dissertation Advisor Status committee |

Member of Equipment/Budget Committee, Department of Statistics, Florida International University |

Member of Undergraduate Advisor Committee, Department of Statistics, Florida International University |

Elected Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society |

Elected member of International Statistical Institute (ISI) |

Statistical Society of Canada, Canada (1993-2009) |

American Statistical Association, USA |

Bangladesh Statistical Association, Bangladesh (Life member) |

### Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2011). On Some Liu and Ridge Type Estimators and their Properties Under the Ill-conditioned Gaussian Linear Regression Model. To Appear in Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. |

[2] | Saleh, K. Md. E. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2011). On Some Ridge Regression Estimators: A Nonparametric Approach. To appear in Journal of Nonparametric Statitsics. |

[3] | Moustafa O. Abu-Shawiesh, Banik, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2010). A Simulation Study on Some Confidence Intervals for Estimating the Population Standard Deviation. To appear in SORT. |

[4] | Kibria, B. M. G. and George, F. (2010). Confidence Interval for a Poisson Parameter: A Comparative Empirical Study. |

[5] | Abu-Shawiesh, M. O and Kibria, B. M. G. (2011). On some confidence intervals for estimating the population median: An empirical study. To appear in International Journal of Applied Mathematics. |

[6] | George, F. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2011). Some Test Statistics for Testing The Binomial Parameter: Empirical Power Comparison. To appear in American Journal of Biostatistics. |

[7] | George, F. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2011). Emprical comparison of some test statistics for testing the mean of a poisson distribution. To appear in Applications and Applied Mathematics. |

[8] | Alheety, M. I. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2011). Choosing ridge Parameters in the Linear regression Model with AR(1) Error: A Comparative Simulation Study, To appear in International Journal of Statistics & Economics (IJSE). |

[9] | Babich, D., Clarke, P. J., Power, J. F. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2011). Using a Class Abstraction Technique to Predict Faults in OO Classes. Has been accepted for publication in the proceedings of the Software Engineering (SE) Track of SAC. |

[10] | Saleh, A. K. Md. E. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2010). Estimation of the Mean vector of a Multivariate Elliptically Contoured Distribution. Calcutta Statsitcal Associtation Bulletin. Vol-62, No. 247-248. |

[11] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Joarder, A. H. (2010). The Multivariate T-Distribution and its Applications in Regression Analysis. Journal of Applied Statistical Science. 18(2), 17-30. |

[12] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2010). Preliminary test estimation of the Parameters of Exponential and Pareto Distributions for Censored samples. Statistical Papers. 4, 757-773 (On line published on September 5, 2007 (DOI.10.1007/s00362-008-0163-y)). |

[13] | Hamid, S, Kibria, B. M. G., Gulati, S. et al. (2010). Predicting Losses of Residential Structures in the State of Florida by the Public Hurricane Loss Evaluation Models. With discussion in Statistical Methodology, 7, 552-573. |

[14] | Shakil, M. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2010). On a Family of Life Distributions based on the generalized pearson differential equation with applications in Health Science. Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, 9(2), 255-281. |

[15] | Banik, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2010). Comparison of Some Parametric and Nonparametric Type One Sample Confidence Intervals for Estimating the Mean of a Positively Skewed Distribution. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation. 39: 361-389, 2010 |

[16] | Shakil, M., Singh, J. N. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2010). On a family of product distributions based on the Whittaker functions and generalized Pearson differential equation. Silver Jublee Issue of Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 26(1), 111-125 |

[17] | Banik, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2010). Comparison of Some Test Statistics for Testing the Mean of a Right Skewed Distribution. Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications, 9(1), 77-90. |

[18] | Alheety, M. A. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2009) On the Liu and Almost unbiased estimators in presence of multicolliniearity with heteroscedastic or correlated error. Surveys in Mathematics and its Applications, 4, 155-168. |

[19] | Saleh, A. K. Md. E., Tang, F. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2009). Improved estimation of the parameters of simple linear regression model with autocorrelated errors. Journal of Statistical Research, 43(1), 89-107. |

[20] | Mohsin, M., Shahbaz, M. Q, Shahbaz, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2009). Exact sampling distribution of reliability coefficient for Erlanf-truncated Distribution. Journal of Mathematical Sciences and Mathematics Education. 4(2), 7-13. |

[21] | Baklizi, A. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2009). One and Two Sample Confidence Intervals for estimating the mean of Skewed Populations: An Empirical Comparative Study. Journal of Applied Statistics 36, 601-609. |

[22] | Almonte, C. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2009). On some classical, bootstrap and transformation confidence intervals for estimating the mean of an asymmetrical population. Model Assisted Statistics and Applications, 4(2), 91-104. |

[23] | Shakil, M and Kibria, B. M. G. (2009). Exact Distributions of the Linear Combination of Rayleigh and Gamma Random Variables. Austrian Journal of Statistics. 38 (1), 33-44. |

[24] | Muniz, G. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2009). On some ridge regression estimators: An Empirical Comparisons. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 38:3, 621-630. |

[25] | Shakil, M, Singh, J. N. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2008). A Note on Kullback-Leibler Discrimination Information Properties of Record Values. Journal of Statistical Research. 42(2), 89-98. |

[26] | Alheety, M. A., Gore, S. D. and and Kibria, B. M. G. (2008). A new biased estimator for the restricted linear regression model. Journal of Statistical Thoery and Applications. 16(4), 293-302. |

[27] | Shakil, M and Kibria, B. M. G. (2008). A new Student t type distribution and its properties. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 16(3), 355-364. |

[28] | Jose, A. M., Peter J. Clarke, Yi Deng and Kibria, B. M. G. (2008). Characterization of virus replication, Journal in Computer Virology, 4(3), 221-234. |

[29] | Kibria, B.M.G. and Nadarajah, S. (2007). On fixed critical value for Preliminary test estimator. International Journal of Statistical Science-6, 181-192. |

[30] | Shakil, M. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2007). On The Product of Maxwell and Rice Random Variables. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods. 6 (1), 212-218. |

[31] | Shi, W. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2007). On some confidence intervals for estimating the mean of a skewed population. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology. 38 (3), 412--421. |

[32] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Nadarajah, S. (2007). Shrinkage Estimation of a Mean Vector when the data are from two Multivariate Normal Populations. Journal of Statistical Theory and Application. 6(1), 61-81. |

[33] | Nadarajah, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2007). Reliability modeling: Linear combination and ratio of Exponential and Rayleigh. IEEE Transactions on Reliability. 56 (1), 102-105. |

[34] | Nadarajah, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). On the exact distribution for the product and ratio of normal and t random variables. Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin, Vol. 58, Nos. 229-230, 77-92. |

[35] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). Applications of some improved Estimators in linear regression. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods. 5(2), 367-380. |

[36] | Morales, J. A., Clarke, P. J., Deng, Y. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). Testing and Evaluating Virus Detectors for Handheld Devices. Journal in Computer Virology-Special Issue on Mobile Malware and Antimalware Technologies, 2 (2), 135-147. |

[37] | Shakil, M. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). Exact Distribution of the Ratio of Gamma and Rayleigh Random Variables. Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operational Research. 2(2), 87-98. |

[38] | Nadarajah, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). Drought models based on Burr XII variables. Applications Mathematicae, 33, 185-193. |

[39] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Nadarajah, S. (2006). The predictive distribution for the heteroscedastic multivariate linear model with elliptically contoured distributions. Journal of Statistical Research, 40(1), 35-43. |

[40] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Joarder A. H. (2006). A Short Review of Multivariate t-Distribution. Journal of Statistical Research. 40(1), 59-72. |

[41] | Shakil, M, Kibria, B. M. G. and Singh, J. N. (2006). Distribution of the ratio of Maxwell and Rice random variables. International Journal of Contemporary Mathematical Sciences, 1 (13), 623-637. |

[42] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). The Matric t Distribution and its Applications in Predictive Inference. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 97, (3), 785-795. |

[43] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). Modified confidence intervals for the mean of the Asymmetric distribution. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 22 (2), 109-120. |

[44] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2006). Optimum critical value for pretest estimators. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 35 (2), 309-319. |

[45] | Nadarajah, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2006) Ratio of generalized random variables with applications. Stochastic Environmental Research & Risk Assessment, 20, 206-212. |

[46] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). Applications of some discrete regression models for count data. Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research, 2 (1), 1-16. |

[47] | Shakil, M., Shing, J. N. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2005). Some criterion for the least square regression plane. Varahmihit Journal of Mathematical Sciences, 5(2), 351-364. |

[48] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2005). Pooling multivariate data under W, LR, and LM tests, Statistical Papers, 47, 49-68. |

[49] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2005). Comparison between Han-Bancroft and Brook Methods to Determine the optimal Significance level for Pre-Test Estimator. Journal of Probability and Statistical Science, 3, 293-303. |

[50] | Kibria, B.M.G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2004). Performance of Positive Rule Estimator in the Ill-Conditioned Gaussian Regression Model. Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin. 55, 211-241. |

[51] | Tabatabaey, S. M. M., Saleh, A. K. Md. E. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2004). Simultaneous Estimation of Regression Parameters with Spherically Symmetric Errors Under Possible Stochastic Constraints. International Journal of Statistical Science. 3, 1-20. |

[52] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2004). On some modified t tests for testing the mean of a right skewed distribution. Journal of Statistical Theory and Application, 3, 247-257. |

[53] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2004). Truncated Moments of the Reciprocal of a Non-central F Variable. International Journal of Statistical Sciences, 3, 55-60. |

[54] | Tabatabaey, S. M. M., Saleh, A. K. Md. E. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2004). Estimation strategies for the parameters of the linear regression models under spherically symmetric distributions. Journal of Statistical Research. 38, 13-31. |

[55] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2004). Performance of the shrinkage preliminary test ridge regression estimators based on the conflicting of W, LR and LM tests. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 74 (11), 793-810. |

[56] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2004). On some ridge regression estimators under possible stochastic constraint. Pakistan Journal of Statistics-Special issue in the honor of Professor Dr. Mir Masoom Ali, 20(1), 1-23. |

[57] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2004). Preliminary test ridge regression estimators with Studentæ¯ t errors and conflicting test-statistics. Metrika, 59(2), 105-124. |

[58] | Thabane, L. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2003). The inverse Student-t Distribution and its Applications in Bayesian Prediction under the Inverse Normal Model. Journal of Statistical Theory and Applications. 2, 235-246. |

[59] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2003). Estimation of the Mean Vector of a Multivariate Normal Distribution under Various Test Statistics, Journal of Probability and Statistical Science, 1, 141-155. |

[60] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2003). Robust Predictive Inference for the Multivariate Linear Models with Elliptically Contoured Distribution. Far East Journal of Theoretical Statistics, 10(1), 11-24. |

[61] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2003). Effect of W, LR, and LM Tests on the Performance of Preliminary Test Ridge Regression Estimators. Journal of the Japan Statistical Society, 33(1), 119-136. |

[62] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2003). Performance of some new ridge regression estimators. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 32, 419-435. |

[63] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2002). Simultaneous shrinkage estimation of the mean of a multivariate normal distribution. Journal of Statistical Research, 36, 29-44. |

[64] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2002). Robust inference of the heteroscedastic multivariate linear models with multivariate students t errors. International Mathematics Journal, 2, 833-839. |

[65] | Kibria, B. M. G., Sun, L., Zidek, J. V. and Nhu, L. (2002). Bayesian Spatial Prediction of Random Space-Time Fields With Application to Mapping PM2.5 Exposure. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 97, 112-124. |

[66] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Naranjo, A. (2002). Testing the Mean of Skewed Distribution:Chen, s t2. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 18 (2), 213-224. |

[67] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2000). A note on Bayesian predictions for the linear regression model with elliptical error distribution. Journal of Statistical Research, 34, 179-185. |

[68] | Lehana, T., Drekic, S. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2000). A note on the Generalized Gamma distribution. Special issue in the honor of Dr. A K. Md. Ehsanes Saleh and Dr. Emad Eldin A. A. Aly, Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 16, 169-180. |

[69] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Haq, M. S. (2000). The multivariate linear model with matric T error variables. Journal of Applied Statistical Sciences, 4, 277-290. |

[70] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Haq, M. S. (1999). Predictive inference for the elliptical linear model. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 68, 235-249. |

[71] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Haq, M. S. (1999). The multivariate linear model with multivariate t and intra-class covariance structure. Statistical Paper, 40, 263-276. |

[72] | Kibria, B. M. G. (1999). The prediction distribution for the heteroscedastic multivariate linear models. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Method, 28(10), 2477-2486. |

[73] | Thabane, L. and Kibria, B. M. G. (1999). On the Generalized modified Power Bessel Distribution. Journal of Statistical Research, 33(1), 9-22 (1999). |

[74] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Haq, M. S. (1998). Marginal likelihood and prediction for the multivariate ARMA(1, 1) linear models with multivariate t error distribution. Journal of Statistical Research. 32(1) 71-80. |

[75] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Haq, M. S. (1997). Predictive inference for the linear and multivariate linear models with MA(1) error processes. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 26, 331-353. |

[76] | Kibria, B. M. G. (1996). On shrinkage ridge regression estimators for restricted linear models with multivariate t disturbances. Students, 1 (3), 177-188. |

[77] | Kibria, B. M. G. (1996). Prediction problems in regression analysis. Journal of Statistical Research, 30(1), 67-76. |

[78] | Kibria, B. M. G. (1996). On preliminary test ridge regression estimator for the restricted linear model with non-normal disturbances. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 25, 2349-2369. |

[79] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Haq, M. S. (1996). A Shrinkage estimator for the restricted linear regression model: Ridge regression approach. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 3, 301-316. |

[80] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (1993). Performance of shrinkage preliminary test estimator in regression analysis. Jahangirnagar Review, A 17, 133-148. |

[81] | Saleh, A. K. Md. E. and Kibria, B. M. G. (1993). Performances of some new preliminary test ridge regression estimators and their properties. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, 22, 2747-2764. |

[82] | Hamid, S., Kibria, B. M. G, Gulati, S. etc (2008). Public Hurricane Loss Evaluation Models: Predicting Losses of Residential Structures in the State of Florida. Section on Survey Research Methods, JSM 2008 Proceedings, pp 1052-1059 |

[83] | Banik, S. And Kibria, B. M. G. (2008). Comparison of some one sample confidence intervals for estimating the mean of positively skewed distributions. |

[84] | Proceedings of the International Conference on recent development in Statistical Sciences(ICSS). North South University, Dhaka Bangladesh. December 26-27, 2009. pp 402-411. |

[85] | Banik, S. And Kibria, B. M. G. (2008). On Some Discrete Models and Their Comparisons: An Empirical Comparative Study. Proceedings of The 5th Sino-International Symposium on Probability, Statistics, and Quantitative Management KU/FGU/JUFE Taipei, Taiwan, ROC May 17, 2008 pp. 41-56 ICAQM/CDMS. |

[86] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2007). Robust Predictive Inference for the Multivariate Linear Models with Elliptically Contoured Error Distribution: Bayesian, Classical and Structural Approaches. Proceedings of The 4th Sino-International Symposium October, 2007 on Probability, Statistics, and Quantitative Management ICAQM/CDMS Taipei, Taiwan, ROC May 12, 2007 pp. 21-34. |

[87] | Shi, W. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2006). Statistics with confidence: Comparison of some confidence intervals for the mean of a skewed population. Proceedings of the 3rd Sino-International Symposium on Probability, Statistics and Quantitative Management ICAQM, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, June 10, 2006, 121-134. |

[88] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2005). The Applications of Matric t Distribution in Predictive Inference for a Multivariate Linear Model. In JSM Proceedings, Biometrics Section. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, pages 255-262. |

[89] | Kibria, B. M. G. (2005). A note on the distribution of future regression and SSP matrices for multivariate elliptical linear model. Proceedings of the second Sino-International Symposium on Probability, Statistics and Quantitative Management ICAQM, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, May, 2005, 181-188. |

[90] | Kibria, B. M. G. and Saleh, A. K. Md. E. (2004). Application of Some Improved Ridge Regression Estimators with Real Data. Proceedings of the first Sino-International Symposium on Probability, Statistics and Quantitative Management ICAQM, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, June 6, 2004, 61-72. |

[91] | Thabane, L. and Kibria, B. M. G. (2003). The inverse student-t distribution and its application in Bayesian prediction. Proceedings of the Eighth National Statistical Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 7-8, 71-79. |

[92] | Kibria, B. M. G., Sun, L., Zidek, J. V. and Le, D. (2003). An application of Bayesian approach for backcasting and spatially predicting unmeasured multivariate random space-time fields. Proceedings of the Eighth National Statistical Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 7-8, 19-29. |