Professional Activities

Department of Mathematics & Statistics




Professional Activities

REFEREE:

  • Many scientific papers for various Journals
     

WORKSHOP/SESSION ORGANIZER :

  • Organized an invited session on Practical Software Tools for Statistical Analysis, Annual meeting of Statistical Canada, Regina (1999).
  • Chaired a session, The 52nd Session of the International Statistical Institute, Helsinki, Finland (1999).
  • Co-organized (with D. Farenick and S. Kirkland) two invited sessions on Interaction between Statistics and Matrix Theory, Annual meeting of Statistical Society of Canada, Regina (1999).
  • Co-organized (with D. Hanson, G. Russell and M. Tingley) a workshop on Teacher In-Service, Annual meeting of Statistical Society of Canada, Regina (1999).
  • Co-organized (with N. Reid, U of Toronto) an international workshop on Empirical Bayes and Likelihood Inference (November 9-14, 1997), Montreal. CRM, University of Montreal sponsored this workshop.
  • Organized and chaired a session, International Conference on EnvironMetrics, Italy (1992).
  • Chaired a session, International Symposium on Nonparametric Statistics & Related Topics, Carleton University, Ottawa (1991).
  • Organized and chaired a session, International Conference on EnvironMetrics, Wisconsin, Madison (1991).
  • Organized a Statistics Day, The University of Regina (1990).
  • Organized an International Decision Theory Day, The University of Western Ontario (1989).
  • Organized an Inter-University Seminar, The University of Western Ontario (1988).

 

MEMBERSHIP ON BOARDS/COMMITTEES/TASK FORCES:

  • Member, Math Review Task Force, Council of Ontario Universities (2005)
  • Member, Task Force on Faculty Recruitment, Renewal and Retention, U of R (2000-2003)
  • Local representative, Statistical Society of Canada (1999-2003)
  • Member, Local organizing committee, Annual meeting of Statistical Society of Canada, Regina (1999)
  • Focus group facilitators, Planning and Priorities committee, University of Regina (1998-99)
  • Co-chair, Chautaqua sub-committee, 25th anniversary, University of Regina (1999-2000)
  • Faculty of Science representative to Faculty of Arts (1998-2000)
  • Vice-President, Islamic Association of Saskatchewan - Regina 1993-94
  • Secretary, Pakistan Canada Cultural Association - Regina 1999-01
  • Secretary, Islamic Association of Saskatchewan - Regina 1992-93
  • President, Pakistan Canada Cultural Association Regina Inc. - 1990-92
  • President, Islamic Association of Saskatchewan - Regina 1994-96
  • Member, executive committee of University of Regina faculty association (1997-99)
  • Co-ordinator, Regina Urdu Language School - Regina 1992-97
  • Co-ordinator and Founding Member, Muslims for Peace and Justice - Regina 2001
  • Chairman, Mosaic Committee, Pakistan Canada Cultural Association - Regina 1997-98
  • Member, 25th anniversary committee, University of Regina (1999-2000)
  • Member, Member 25th anniversary logo contest committee, University of Regina (1999)
  • Chairman, Education Committee, SSC, 1995-1996,
  • Teller, Election Committee, SSC, 1996
  • Member, Education Committee, SSC, 1994-1995
  • Chairman, regional committee of Islamic Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS) for USA/Canada (1991)
  • Member International Organizing Committee for Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCS), Malaysia (1990)
  • Chairman, Canada Finance Committee for ISOSS (1988)
  • Co-ordinator, Co-op program in Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina (U of R), 1997-
  • Faculty of Science representative to Faculty of Arts, U of R, 1998-1999
  • Executive Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U of R, 1995-1997
  • Public Relations Committee, Faculty of Science, U of R, 1994
  • President 's NSERC Committee, U of R, 1992-1994
  • Graduate Affairs Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U of R, 1989-1993
  • Faculty of Science representative to Faculty of Administration, U of R, 1991-1992.
  • Statistics Curriculum Committee, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U of R, 1989-1991
  • Graduate Affairs Committee, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, The University of Western Ontario (U.W.O), 1988-1989
  • PhD Supervisory Committee, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, U.W.O, 1988-1989
  • Colloquium Chairman, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, U.W.O, 1988-1989
  • Joint Committee on Mathematics, U.W.O and Area Schools Boards, 1988-1989.

 

Consulting Activities:

  • Statistical Analysis and Interpretation: Fetal Choroid Plexus: How Invasive Should We be? ( Regina General Hospital)
  • Statistical Analysis and Interpretation: Trends in the diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy-Does color Doppler imaging aid in the diagnosis (Regina General Hospital).
  • Prepared course description on quality control for continuing education purposes at the Laboratory & Disease Control Services Branch of Saskatchewan Health.
  • Responded to calls from CBC Television (Regina) for the calculation of the probability of winning the Coca-Cola Bingo paradox.
  • Appeared on CBC Television (Regina) clarifying the above calculated probability.
  • Explaining the steps of the labor force survey in Saskatchewan to a CBC Television (Regina) reporter.
  • Inference concerning correlation coefficient in non-linear regression for Environmental engineering.

 

Public awareness/education:

  • Director, Al-Hijra School Board, Windsor, 2002
  • Judge, Qu' Appelle Regional Science Fair, 2000
  • Judge, Regina Regional Science Fair, 2000
  • An invited address to Raymore School Grade 12 students, organized by Innovators, 1999.
  • Participated in the Teaching Development Center Instructional Technology Survey, 1999.
  • Participated in the Focus Group organized by the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan Partnership program Technology Survey, 1999.
  • Chief Judge for statistical projects, Canada Wide Youth Science Fair, 1997.
  • Presenter of SSC awards, Canada Wide Youth Science Fair, 1997.
  • Judge for Undergraduate Data Analysis Competition, 1997.

 

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