Profile of Dr. Zakir Hossain

Profile of Dr. Zakir Hossain

Dr. Zakir Hossain
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics
Faculty of Sciences
Email: zakir.hossain@du.ac.bd
Phone: +88-01789436410
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Statistics Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom 2017
Post Graduate Diploma Researcher Development Training Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom 2017
Masters Statistics University of Nottingham United Kingdom 2012
Masters Statistics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2006
Bachelor Statistics University of Dhaka Bangladesh 2005
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International World Bank Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building 2019 Malaysia

62nd ISI World Statistics Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: 18 – 23 August 2019.

National UGC & Dhaka University Conference Fund 2018 Bangladesh

29th International Biometric Conference, Barcelona, Spain: 8-13 July 2018

International ISCB Conference Fund 2018 Australia

Joint international Society for Clinical Biostatistics and Australian Statistical Conference 2018 (ISCB ASC 2018), Melbourne, Australia: 26--30 August 2018.

International Queen Mary University of London  Postgraduate Research Fund 2015 United Kingdom

Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), Seattle, Washington, USA: 8-3 August 2015

International Queen Mary University of London Science & Engineering Principal's Studentship 2012 United Kingdom

PhD Fellowship, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom (2012-2016)

National Bangabandhu Science & Technology Fellowship, Government of Bangladesh 2011 Bangladesh

MSc Fellowship to study at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.

Research Interest
Subject Description
Statistics

COVID-19, Data Science, Biostatistics, Public Health, Mixed Models, Count Data Modelling, Model Selection, Longitudinal Study, Clustered Data, Randomization.

Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
Masters Poisson Regression with Observation-Level Random Effects for Analyzing Overdispersed Count Data Dr Zakir Hossain NA Maria

Generalized Linear Mixed Models

2019
Masters Modelling and Analysis of Overdispersed Zero-Truncated Count Data: A comparative Study Dr Zakir Hossain NA Rozina Akter

Statistical Modelling

2018
Masters Sources and Consequences of Overdispersion in Count Data Analysis Dr Zakir Hossain NA Sharmin Sultana

Overdispersion

2018
M.Phil Determinants of Total Fertility in South Asian Countries Dr Zakir Hossain NA Kulsum Akter

Statistical Modelling, Demography

Current Year
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Data Science Early Detection of Autism Spectrum Disorder using EEG Signals: A Deep Learning Framework 01-03-2021 University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Statistics (Data Science) Mental Health Disorders among Australian Children and Adolescents: Evidence from Young Minds Matter (YMM) Cross-Sectional Survey 2013-2014 01-01-2021 University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Statistics, Public Health (COVID-19) Prevalence, Predictors and Impacts of COVID-19 among Older People with Cognitive Impairment and Dementia in Bangladesh University of Dhaka (Approved) 01-12-2020 31-05-2022 University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Statistics (Data Science) Modelling and Analysis of Zero-Truncated Children Ever Born Count Data in Bangladesh University of Dhaka (Applied) 15-11-2020 University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Statistics (Mixed Models) Prevalence and Determinants of Malnutrition among Under-Five Children in Bangladesh: Evidence from Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2019 University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (Applied) 12-11-2020
Statistics & Biostatistics Evaluation of Models for Zero-truncated and Under--dispersed Count data 01-03-2020 McGill University, Canada
Statistics & Public Health Multimorbidity among 60+ Older People in Bangladesh 01-07-2019 University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Statistics Determinants of Maternal Morbidity during Pregnancy: Evidence from Urban Areas of Bangladesh University of Dhaka (Approved) 01-06-2018
Statistics & Biostatistics Semi-parametric Estimation in Randomization-Based Generalized Liner mixed Models 01-06-2017 University of Magdeburg, Germany & Kings College London, United Kingdom
Statistics & Biostatistics A Small-Sample Randomization-Based Approach to Semi-Parametric Estimation and Misspecification in Generalized Linear Mixed Models PhD Fellowship, Queen Mary University of London 01-11-2012 27-04-2017 Queen Mary University of London, UK
Statistics Modelling and Analysis of Count Response Data Bangabandhu Science & ICT MSc Fellowship, Government of Bangladesh 01-09-2010 30-09-2011 University of Nottingham, UK
Statistics & Biostatistics Misspecification of Random Effects Distribution and Correlation Structure in Poisson Mixed Models associated with Randomized Complete Block Design 01-01-1970 University of Magdeburg, Germany & Kings College London, United Kingdom
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
1

Generalized Linear Mixed Models for Completely Randomized Design Based on Randomization, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, UK, June 11, 2015.

SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 The Royal Statistical Society (RSS), UK Fellow 2020 Present
2 International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) Member 2019 Present
3 Dhaka University Statistics Department Alumni Association (DUSDAA) Member 2012 Life Time
4 Bangladesh Statistical Association (BSA) Member 2006 Life Time
5 The Royal Statistical Society (RSS), UK Student member 2012 2017
6 Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) Member 2020 Present
7 The International Statistical Institute (ISI) Member 2019 Present
8 The International Biometric Society (IBS) Member 2017 Present
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Associate Professor University of Dhaka Bangladesh 14-06-2017 Currently Working

Teaching and Research

Teaching/Research Assistant Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom 01-11-2012 20-12-2016

Teaching and Research

Assistant Professor University of Dhaka Bangladesh 29-08-2010 13-06-2017

Teaching and Research

Lecturer University of Dhaka Bangladesh 07-09-2006 28-08-2010

Teaching and Research

Graduate Assistant North South University Bangladesh 25-01-2006 06-09-2006

Statistical courses and software packages for modelling and data analysis

Book Section
1
Islam MM, Islam MM, Ahmed MK, Khan MI, Imteazzaman AM and Hossain Z "Measuring Resilience of Coastal Fishing Communities of Bangladesh to Climatic Impacts." Bangladesh II: Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Developing Countries. Springer, 2021 137-157 .
2
Ahmed MK, Yeasmin F, Islam MM, Barman A and Hossain Z "Climate Change-Induced Livelihood Vulnerability and Adaptation of St. Martin’s Island’s Community, Bangladesh." Bangladesh II: Climate Change Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Developing Countries. Springer, 2021 267-282 .
Journal Article
1
Hossain Z, Das JK, Fahim NF, Ali H and Khondoker M : Prevalence and predictors of cognitive impairment among the elderly in Bangladesh, Journal of Public Health, 2021 .
2
Hossain Z and Maria : Analyzing Overdispersed Antenatal Care Count Data in Bangladesh: Mixed Poisson Regression with Individual-Level Random Effects, Austrian Journal of Statistics, vol.50, pp.78-90, 2021 .
3
Talukder AS, Punom NJ, Eshik MME, Begum MK, Islam HMR, Hossain Z and Rahman MS : Molecular identification of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and associated risk factors for white spot disease (WSD) prevalence in shrimp (Penaeus monodon) aquaculture in Bangladesh, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, vol.179, 2021 .
4
Akter E, Hossain Z, Akter A, Das K and Rahaman ML : Modeling Gestational Age and Lack of Fit, Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2020 (Accepted) .
5
Rahman A, Hossain Z, Rahaman ML and Mazumder AK : Seasonal Adjustment Based on Neural-Network in Time Series Analysis: A Comparative Study., Jahangirnagar University Journal of Statistical Studies, 2020 (Accepted) .
6
Hossain Z, Akter R, Sultana N and Kabir E : Modelling zero-truncated overdispersed antenatal health care count data of women in Bangladesh, PLoS ONE, vol.15, no.1 2020 .
7
Hossain Z, Rahman A, Hossain M and Karami JH : Over-Differencing and Forecasting With Non-stationary Time Series Data, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, vol.67, no.1 pp.21-26, 2019 .
8
Afroz N, Moloy D J and Hossain Z : Socio-economic Status and Influencing Factors of Wage Discrepancy among Ready-Made Garment Workers in Bangladesh: Evidence from Dhaka City, Journal of Science and Technology, vol.8, no.1&2 pp.21-30, 2018 .
9
Karami JH, Hossain Z and Yeasmin R : Prognostic Factors of Ovarian Cancer in Recent Research, Bangladesh Medical College Journal, vol.23, no.1 pp.35-39, 2018 .
10
Hossain MM, Abdullah F and Hossain MZ : Comparison of ARIMA and Neural Network Model to Forecast the Jute Production in Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Science, vol.5, no.1 pp.72-84, 2017 .
11
Rahman MA, Hossain MZ and Alam MAU : Time Series Modeling and Forecasting the Temperature in Dhaka District of Bangladesh, Jagannath University Journal of Science, vol.5, no.1 pp.72-84, 2016 .
12
Afroz N, Hossain MZ and Shabuz ZR : Determinants of family planning among the slum couples in the urban slums of Dhaka City, Bangladesh, Journal of Science and Technology, vol.3, no.1 pp.209-215, 2013 .
13
Rahman R, Hossain MA and Hossain MZ : Extended Mallow’s Cp in GEE: An Application to Maternal Morbidity Data, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, vol.59, no.1 pp.65-70, 2011 .
14
Mullah, M. A. S., Parveen, N. and Hossain, M. Z. : Generalized Linear Mixed Models for Longitudinal Data Analysis: An Application to Maternal Morbidity Data, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, vol.58, no.2 pp.219-223, 2010 .
15
Hossain MZ, Afroz N and Rabbani MG : Causes of Vaccine-Preventable Childhood Diseases in Dhaka City Slums, Bangladesh, South Asian Journal of Population and Health, vol.3, no.2 pp.165-170, 2010 .
16
Hossain MZ : Factors Associated with Maternal Prenatal Care Status in Urban Slums of Dhaka City, Bangladesh, South Asian Journal of Population and Health, vol.2, no.2 pp.143-149, 2009 .
17
Hossain MZ, Tomal JH and Hossain BM : An Approach of Selecting Correlation Structure in GEE, The Dhaka University Journal of Science, vol.56, no.2 pp.189-193, 2008 .
18
Latif AHMM, Hossain MZ and Islam MA : Model Selection Using Modified Akaike’s Information Criterion: An Application to Maternal Morbidity Data, Austrian Journal of Statistics, vol.37, no.2 pp.175-184, 2008 .
19
Tomal JH, Khan HTA, Hossain MZ and Shabuz ZR : Factors Associated with Pregnancy Complications During Antenatal Period: An Extended GEE Approach, BRAC University Journal, vol.2, no.2 pp.13-33, 2005 .