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Shubhabrata Das
Quantitative Methods & Information Systems


Chairperson, Quantitative Methods and Information Systems Area

PhD,Univ. North Carolina Chapel Hill, (1993)
MS,Univ. North Carolina Chapel Hill, (1992)
M.Stat,Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta (1989)
B.Stat,Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta (1987)

Phone:  +91-80-26993150
Address:  C-203

Research Areas:
Multivariate Statistics, Insurance and Actuarial Mathematics, Market Research, Fuzzy data analysis, Operations Research, Measurement and Scaling problems , Statistical/OR applications in sports, management and other Sciences.


Recent Consulting:

Bayesian and Nonparametric regression and their Software implementation

On determination of minimum support price

Time series forecasting for Business analytics

Classification and clustering


Academic Positions:
IIM Bangalore: 1999-present
Visiting Professor, ESSEC Business School, (part of 2008)
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Management at Lucknow (IIML), 1997 -1999
Visiting Scientist, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta 1996 -1997
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Lincoln (UNL), 1994 -- 1996
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Montana, 1993 -- 1994
Graduate Instructor and Teaching Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989 -- 1993

Other Assignments:
Research Assistant, Glaxo Inc., Summer of 1993.


Recipient of IBM Faculty award (part of the IIMB faculty team)
Best Paper award in the 7th APRIA (2003) for work on Joint life Insurance Policy with differential benefit and premium.


Significant Publications:
1. Joint Life Insurance Policies with Differential Benefits and Premiums to the Policyholders, S. Das (2008) Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance 2(2) pp 1-18.
2. On Measuring Imprecision in Human Response due to Respondent and Attribute and its Utility in Questionnaire Design, S. Das (2006), International Journal of Uncertainty and Knowledge-based Systems.14(2)
3. Binary Knapsack Problems with Random Budgets, S. Das and D. Ghosh (2003), J. of Operational Research Society 54 (9): pp 970 - 983.
4. Quantifying fuzziness due to the scale of measurement in response systems, S. Das (2002), Fuzzy Sets and Systems 132: pp 317 - 333.
5. Restricted Canonical Correlations, S. Das & P.K.Sen (1994), Linear Algebra and Its Applications 210: pp 29 -- 47.