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.

Pritam Ranjan

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Statistics and Applications

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Acadia University, Canada

Research Areas

Computer Experiments, Design of Experiments, Factorial Designs, Semi-Parametric Modeling, (in Broad Sense of Applied Statistics),Statistical Optimization, Smoothingmethods, Statistical Classification


2003-2007Ph.DStatistics, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
2001-2003MasterStatistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
1998-2001BachelorStatistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India


2011-presentAssociate Professor in Statistics, Acadia University, NS, Canada
2007-2011Assistant Professor in Statistics, Acadia University, NS, Canada
2006-2006Sessional Instructor, Simon Fraser University, B.C., Canada

Academic Achievement

Statistical Society of Canada Invited Speaker Travel Awards (2008)
Design and Analysis of Experiments (DAE) Junior Researchers Travel Awards (2007)
Simon Fraser University President's Ph.D. Research Stipend (Spring 2007)
Statistical Society of Canada Student Travel Awards (2006)
Simon Fraser University Graduate Fellowship (Summer 2006)


Acadia Center for Mathematical Modeling and Computation
Statistical Society of Canada

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Ranjan, P., Haynes, R. and Karsten, R. (2011), "A Computationally Stable Approach to Gaussian Process Interpolation of Deterministic Computer Simulation Data", Technometrics (to appear in the November 2011 issue).
[2]  Ranjan, P., Lu, W., Bingham, D., Reese, S., Williams, B. J., Chou, C-C., Doss, F., Grosskopf, M. and Holloway, J. P. (2011), "Follow-up Experiment Designs for Computer Models and Physical Processes", (Special issue on Design of Experiments by Angela Dean, Dibyen Majumdar and William Li) Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 5(1), 119–136.
[3]  Franey, M._, Ranjan, P. and Chipman, H. (2011), "Branch and Bound Algorithms for Maximizing Expected Improvement Functions for Deterministic Computer Simulators", Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 141(1), 42- 55.
[4]  Ritcey, D._ and Ranjan, P. (2010), "Statistical Models for the Banker's Offer in Deal or No Deal", The Atlantic Electronic Journal of Mathematics, 4(1), 1- 22.
[5]  Ranjan, P. (2010), "Comment on Article by Vernon et al."- Discussion of 'Galaxy Formation: a Bayesian Uncertainty Analysis' by Vernon, I., Goldstein M. and Bower, R., Bayesian Analysis, 5(4), 677- 682.
[6]  Ranjan, P., Bingham, D. and Mukerjee, R. (2010), "Stars and Regular Fractional Factorial Designs with Randomization Restrictions", Statistica Sinica, 20(4), 1637- 1653.
[7]  Stanley, C., O'Driscoll, N. and Ranjan, P. (2010), "Determining the Magnitude of True Analytical Error in Geochemical Analysis", Geochemistry: Explor., Env., Anal., 10(4), 355- 364.
[8]  Ranjan, P., Bingham, D. and Dean, A. (2009), "Existence and Construction of Randomization Defining Contrast Subspaces for Regular Factorial Designs", The Annals of Statistics, 37(6A), 3580- 3599.
[9]  Mandal, A., Ranjan, P. andWu, C.J.F. (2009), "G-SELC: Optimization by Sequential Elimination of Level Combinations using Genetic Algorithms and Gaussian Processes", The Annals of Applied Statistics, 3(1), 398- 421.
[10]  Ranjan, P., Bingham, D. and Michailidis, G. (2008), "Sequential Experiment Design for Contour Estimation from Complex Computer Codes", Technometrics, 50(4), 527- 541. Errata, Technometrics, 53(1), 109–110 .