Tumulesh Solanky, Ph. D (Statistics)

 

Chair and Professor

Department of Mathematics

University of New Orleans

Phone:(504)280-6115

Fax:(504)280-5516

Email: tsolanky@uno.edu

 

Education

Ph.D. (Statistics), University of Connecticut, 1990

M.Sc. (Mathematics), Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India, 1987

B.Sc. (Mathematics, Honors Program), University of Delhi, India , 1985

 

Research Interest

Statistical computing, Statistical Consulting, Sequential Analysis, Selection and Ranking, Sampling, Biostatistics, and Clinical Trials. 

 

Current Teaching

Spring 2018: MATH 6351-001, Time Series Analysis

Office: MAT 248 and Math207 (Office Phone Number: 504-280-6117)

Office Hours:  Monday to Thursday: 11 am to 12:30 pm.

                       Also by appointment.

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Associate Editor : AJMMS (American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences), 2012-present.

Associate Editor: Sequential Analysis, 2003-present.

Associate Editor: Journal of Combinatorics, Information and System Sciences, 2003-present.

Associate Editor: Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2009-present.

Associate Editor: Statistical Methodology, 2010-2016.

Editor (Statistical Science): AJMMS (American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences), 2009-2012.

Reviewer: Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Sequential Analysis, Metrika,

                  Communications in statistics, Statistics and Decisions, and others.

Member: Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), Life member of the Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics.

 

SELECTED PAST PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

President, Louisiana Chapter of American Statistical Association: 1994-1995.

Vice-President, Louisiana Chapter of American Statistical Association: 1993-1994.

Secretary, Louisiana Chapter of American Statistical Association: 1995-1996.

International Committee Chair: Abraham Wald Prize in Sequential Analysis for Best Paper: Sequential Analysis Journal. The first prize was awarded at JSM, 2005.

                       Also, chaired the international selection committee in the years 2006-2012..

Guest Editor: Special Volume of AJMMS (American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences) devoted to Selection and Ranking/MCP.

Symposium Organizer: Co-organized “Symposium on Ranking and Selection Methodologies – Multiple Comparison Procedures”. The symposium was held

                during the Pre-ICM International Convention on Mathematical Sciences, University of Delhi, December 2008.

Symposium Organizer: Co-organized a symposium at the Auburn University (December 2005) in my research area of Selection and Ranking/MCP. I also

                chaired the symposium. The symposium was held during the SCMA 2005/FIM XII Conference.

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Scholarly books:
(i.) Multistage Selection and Ranking Procedures: Second-Order Asymptotics, Marcel Dekker, Inc., ISBN No.: 0-8247-9078-2, (with N. Mukhopadhyay), 1994.

 

Refereed Scholarly book chapters:
(i.) On an improved accelerated sequential methodology with applications in selection and ranking, Frontiers in Probability and Statistics, Editors: S.P. Mukherjee, et al., 250-259, 1998, (with N. Mukhopadhyay).

 

(ii). Applications of Sequential Tests to Target Tracking by Multiple Models, Applied Sequential Methodologies, Marcel Dekker, edited by N. Mukhopadhyay, et al., 219-247, 2004, (with X. Rong Li).

 

 

Recent Refereed Publications

 

Discussion on “Sequential Estimation for Time Series Models” by T. N. Sriram and Ross Iaci, Sequential Analysis, 33(02), pp. 186 – 189, 2014.

On Two-stage comparisons with a control under heteroscedastic normal distributions, Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, Volume 14, Number 3, Pages 501-522, 2012 (with N. Mukhopadhyay).

►Second-Order Asymptotics of a Fine-Tuned Unbalanced Purely Sequential Procedure For The Partition Problem, accepted for publication in Journal of Combinatorics, Information and System Sciences, vol. 36, 233-248, 2011.

►Discussion on “Two-Stage Procedures for High-Dimensional Data” by Makoto Aoshima and Kazuyoshi Yata, Sequential Analysis, 30(04), pp. 429 – 431, 2011.

►On Approximate Optimality of the Sample Size for the Partition Problem, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 38:16, 3148 — 3157, 2009 (with Y. Wu).

Discussion on “A Hybrid Selection and Testing Procedure with Curtailment” by Elena M. Buzaianu and Pinyuen Chen, Sequential Analysis, 28:1, 38-40, 2009.

A two-stage procedure with elimination for partitioning a set of normal populations with respect to a control, Sequential Analysis, 25, 297-310, 2006.

On unbalanced multistage methodologies for the partition problem, Proceedings of the International Sri Lankan Statistical Conference: Visions of Futuristic Methodologies, 447-466, 2004 (with Y. Wu).

Predicting multivariate response in linear regression model, Communications in Statistics, Simulation & Computation, Vol. 32, No. 2, 389-409,  2003 (with M. Srivastava).
Multistage methodologies for comparing several treatments with a control, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 100, No. 2, 209-220, (with N. Mukhopadhyay), 2002.

A sequential procedure with elimination for partitioning a set of normal populations having a common unknown variance, Sequential Analysis, Vol. 20 (4), 279-292, 2001.
Estimation of coating time in the magnetically assisted impaction coating process, Journal of Powder Technology I, 121, 159-167, 2001(P. Singh, T.K.S. Solanky, R. Mudryy, R. Pfeffer, and R. Dave).
Power comparison of some tests for detecting a change in the multivariate mean, Communications in Statistics, Simulation & Computation, Volume 30, Issue 1, 19--36 (2001) (with M. Srivastava and A.K. Sen).
Convection and local acceleration dominated regimes in Lennard-Jones liquids, Physics Letters A, 266, 11-18 (2000) (with P. Singh).



Personal Information

Married with two children

(Wife: Chhavi Solanky, DBA for LOPA;

Daughter: Maansi Solanky, 10th grade student at St. Martins;

Son: Bharat Singh Solanky, 8th grade student at St. Martins)

Pics of family: Pic 1 maansi_6_mon1.jpg

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                        Pic 3 Bharat And I_2009.jpg

                        Pic 4 fathers day 2009.JPG

                        Pic 5 With UConn Husky 2009.jpg

                        Pic 6 Outside White House 2009.jpg

                        Pic 7 Family with Hilton Armstrong and Emeka Okafor [Bharat has NCAA championship shirt on

                                                                                                                               ---which Emeka and Hilton won for UConn].

                        Pic 8 Chhavi with India's ex-president Dr. Kalam