Department of Statistics
1. About the Department
Statistics, besides its theoretical development, is an application oriented subject. Statistical methodology is useful in every professional course like medicine, engineering, agriculture, industry, management, humanities, and social sciences. The inception of the Department of Statistics, Osmania University dates back to December 8, 1966. Till that date, Statistics was part of the Department of Mathematics. The Department has now grown to be one of the leading University Departments of Statistics in the country.
2. Faculty Details
|Name||Designation||Field of Specialization|
|1||Dr.R.J.Ramalinga Swamy||Professor||Probability, Statistics, Stochastic Processes, Statistical Quality Control|
|2||Dr.M.Krishna Reddy||Professor||Probability, Statistics, time Series, Neural Networks.|
|3||Dr.U.Surya Prakash||Asso.Prof.||Probability Statistics, Operations Research.|
|4||Dr.M.Gopala Rao||Asso.Prof.||Probability, Statistical Inference, Satistical Genetics.|
|5||Dr.P.Udaya Sree||Asso.Prof.||Probability, Statistics, Operations Research, Statistical Quality Control.|
|6||Dr.P.Lakshmi Manga||Asso.Prof.||Design of Experiments|
|7||Dr.V.V.Hara Gopal||Asso.Prof.||Statistics, Operations research, Multivariate Analysis, Pattern Recognition.|
3. Academic Programs
|Courses offered||Approved Intake|
|M.Sc. Statistics||(30+10* =40) * indicates self-finance|
|M.Sc. Applied Statistics||(30+10* =40) seats|
4. Facilities Available
Computer facilities - A Computer Laboratory with 13 PCs and 2 Printers is available at present Library Seminar library with about 3000 P.G. and advanced level books
5. Activities and Achievements during 2001-2002
A team of students from M.Sc (Statistics/Applied Statistics) II semester 2001-2002 is selected in Round 2 of the Competition on conducting a Sample survey on “Comparison of state road corporation with private operators” conducted by the Department of Statistics and Advance studies in Statistics, University of Pune, Pune. The paper will be presented at the XXII Conference of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics to be held at Department of statistics, University of Pune, Pune during August 11-14,2002 for the final selection of first, second and third prizes at national level.
The M.Sc. (Statistics/Applied Statistics) syllabi is updated on par with the UGC model curriculum, 2001.
6. Employment Opportunities
Students completing M.Sc. course in Statistics / Applied Statistics (which includes some practical training in the use of computers as well) would be well equipped for statistical analysis of huge data with the use of computers. Besides teaching position they find employment in industries, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, National Sample Surveys, NIC and other research and development organizations.
7. Future Plan /Activities
The Department proposed FIST program under DST. The department plans research in the new emerging areas like pattern recognition, neural networks etc.