Department of Statistics

About the Department:

The Department of Statistics under the aegis of the School of Applied Sciences, at the Central University of Orissa is founded in the year 2015 -16. Currently, we offer two year M.Sc. program in Applied Statistics and Informatics.

The Department provides a solid foundation in theoretical statistics, advance elective courses, and an in-depth statistical analysis project work to its students. The Department also imparts a rigorous training and exposure to the students in the latest data science tools such as R, Python, Octave, Scilab etc. to enable them to perform statistical data analysis.

Vision, Mission and Goal of the Department :

The Department aims at providing not only the theoretical and practical knowledge of the rudimentary fields of statistics to the students; but also equipping them with the skill for their employability in different fields in industry, research organizations, and academics etc. The basic idea is to transfer the students to statistician who can work in Govt. and corporate offices and may also do research work in latest challenges of the society by applying statistics to different disciplines, such as genetics, ecology, medicine, and finance etc. In simple words, the Department with its students intends to be a means of social development in the needed sectors.

Faculty of Department of Statistics

Name: Mahesh Kumar Panda
Designation: Assistant Professor & Head (i/c)
Qualification: M.Phil. (D.U), Ph.D. (D.U)
Research Area: Design of Experiments, Reliability Theory, Survival Analysis, Order Statistics, Statistics in Public Health
Phone No. : +91- 9439474466
E-mail ID : mahesh2123ster@gmail.com

Name: Swastika Pradhan
Designation: Lecturer on Contract
Qualification: M.Sc.
Phone No.: +91-9437065154
Email ID: swastikapradhan265@gmail.com