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Dr. Chanchal Kundu

Ph. D. (IIT Kharagpur)
Associate Professor, Mathematics
Contact Details: Room No. - 504 (Academic Block- 2)
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology
Jais- 229304, Amethi, UP, India

Email: ckundu@rgipt.ac.in/chanchal_kundu@yahoo.com
Contact number: +91-9454909776

Academic Qualification:

  • Ph. D. (2009), Dept. of Mathematics, IIT Kharagpur, India
  • M. Sc. (2005), Dept. of Mathematics, Jadavpur University, India
  • B. Sc. (2003), The University of Burdwan, W.B., India

Research Interest:

  • Reliability theory and Information theory.
  • Stochastic ordering and characterization.
  • Order statistics and record values.

Awards and Honors:

  • Best Teacher Award 2011-12, RGIPT Rae Bareli, 2012.
  • Satchidananda Gold Medal and Rev. A. E. Brown Memorial Prize, Bankura Christian College, Bankura, WB, India, 2003.
  • National Scholarship, West Bengal Board of Education, during 1997 to 2005.

Work Experience:

  • Nov., 2016- till date: Associate Professor, Mathematics, RGIPT.
  • June, 2009- Nov., 2016: Assistant Professor, Mathematics, RGIPT Rae Bareli.

Courses Taught:

  • Mathematics-I & II.
  • Numerical and Statistical Methods.
  • Advanced Numerical Methods and Applied Statistics.
  • Reliability Analysis and Life Testing.
  • Decision Science.

Sponsored Projects:

Project #1:

  • Title: On the Study of Information Theoretic Measures for Doubly Truncated Random Variables.
  • Status: Ongoing (Nov 2015- Oct 2018)
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Chanchal Kundu
  • Co- Investigator: Nil
  • Sponsored by: NBHM, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India.
  • Person working on: JRF.

Project #2:

  • Title: On Some Properties of Expected Inactivity Time having Applications in Reliability.
  • Status: Ongoing (Mar 2014- Feb 2017)
  • Principal Investigator: Dr. Chanchal Kundu
  • Co- Investigator: Nil
  • Sponsored by: SERB, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
  • Person working on: JRF.

Ph. D. Student:

  • Mr. Arijit Patra (Oct., 2015- onwards)
  • Mr. Amit Ghosh (Dec., 2013- onwards)

Reviewer of the following Journals:

  • Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods by Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation by Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Statistics by Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Statistics and Probability Letters by Elsevier.
  • Journal of the Korean Statistical Society by Elsevier.
  • Statistical Methodology by Elsevier.
  • Statistical Papers by Springer.
  • METRON: International Journal of Statistics by Springer.
  • Mathematical Statistics and its Applications.
  • Journal of Statistical Research.

Selected Publications:

  • Kundu, C. (2016), Chernoff distance for double truncated distributions. Communications in Statistics- Theory & Methods, DOI: 10.1080/03610926.2016.1239109. Online First.
  • Kundu, C. and Ghosh, A. (2016), Inequalities involving expectations of selected functions in reliability theory to characterize distributions. Communications in Statistics- Theory & Methods, DOI: 10.1080/03610926.2016.1183784. Online First.
  • Ghosh, A. and Kundu, C. (2016), Chernoff distance for conditionally specified models. Statistical Papers, DOI: 10.1007/s00362-016-0804-5. Online First.
  • Kundu, A. and Kundu, C. (2016), Bivariate extension of (dynamic) cumulative past entropy. Communications in Statistics- Theory & Methods, DOI:10.1080/03610926.2015.1080838. Online First.
  • Kundu, C. (2016), On weighted measure of inaccuracy for doubly truncated random variables. Communications in Statistics- Theory & Methods, DOI 10.1080/03610926.2015.1056365. Online First.
  • Kundu, C. and Sarkar, K. (2015), Characterizations based on higher order and partial moments of inactivity time. Statistical Papers, DOI 10.1007/s00362-015-0714-y. Online First.
  • Kundu, C., Di Crescenzo, A. and Longobardi, M. (2016), On cumulative residual (past) inaccuracy for truncated random variables. Metrika, Vol 79 (3), pp 335-356.
  • Kundu, C. and Nanda, A. K. (2015), Characterizations based on measure of inaccuracy for truncated random variables. Statistical Papers, Vol. 56 (3), pp. 619-637.
  • Kundu, C. (2015), Generalized measures of information for truncated random variables. Metrika, Vol. 78 (4), pp. 415-435.
  • Kundu, C. (2014), Characterizations based on length-biased weighted measure of inaccuracy for truncated random variables. Applications of Mathematics, Vol. 59 (6), pp. 697-714.
  • Kundu, C. and Nanda A. K. (2010), On generalized mean residual life of record values. Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 80, pp. 797-806.
  • Kundu, C., Nanda A. K. and Maiti, S. S. (2010), Some distributional results through past entropy. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 140, pp. 1280-1291.
  • Kundu, C. and Nanda, A. K. (2010), Some reliability properties of the inactivity time. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, Vol. 39, pp. 899-911.
  • Kundu, C., Nanda, A. K. and Hu, T. (2009), A note on reversed hazard rate of order statistics and record values. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 139,  pp. 1257-1265.

Workshop and Conferences:

Workshop

  • Attended the Workshop on Reliability Theory and Survival Analysis organized by Department of Mathematics and Statistics, IIT Kanpur during December 3-5, 2012.
  • Participated in the Workshop on Transportation of Oil and Gas Through Pipelines at IndianOil Institute of Petroleum Management (IIPM), Gurgaon, organized by Petroleum Federation of India, IIPM and Lovraj Kumar Memorial Trust during July 08-10, 2009.

Conferences

  • Presented a paper in the International Conference on Statistics and Related Areas for Equity, Sustainability and Development & XXXV Annual Convention of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics (ISPS) held at Department of Statistics, University of Lucknow, India during November 28-30, 2015.
  • Organized a session and delivered an invited talk in the International Conference on Recent Advances in Statistics and their Applications & XXXIII Annual Convention of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics (ISPS) held at Department of Statistics, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India during December 26-28, 2013.
  • Presented a paper in the 100th Indian Science Congress, Kolkata under ISCA Young Scientists’ Award Program 2012-13 in section Mathematical Sciences (including Statistics) during January 3-7, 2013.
  • Delivered an invited talk on Reliability in the XXXI Annual Convention of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics (ISPS) and International Conference on Statistics, Probability and Related Areas held at Department of Statistics, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) during December 19-22, 2011.
  • Presented a paper in the Seventh International Triennial Calcutta Symposium on Probability and Statistics organized by the Department of Statistics, Calcutta University jointly with Calcutta Statistical Association during December 28-31, 2009.
  • Presented a paper in the Sixth International Triennial Calcutta Symposium on Probability and Statistics organized by the Department of Statistics, Calcutta University jointly with Calcutta Statistical Association during December 29-31, 2006.