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Covid-19, Child Malnutrition, Autism.
Contact person: Dr. Md Zobaer Hasan


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Personal profile


Dr. Md Zobaer Hasan is currently a lecturer with the School of Science, Monash University Malaysia (MUM). He obtained his BSc (Hons) in Statistics and MSc in Statistics from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. He then undertook his PhD in Financial Statistics at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. During his Ph.D., he focused his research on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) market of Bangladesh and published his papers in some high impact journals as well as attended some renowned international conference. After that, he has started to do research on Malaysian stock market as well as the stock markets in developing countries. Currently, he is engaging himself in some Public Health and Biostatistics related research works which will be analyzed using statistical tools. He wants to establish a sound quantitative research in different disciplines of statistics, mainly in the discipline of Applied Statistics and Biostatistics.

Research interests

  • COVID-19
  • Child Malnutrition
  • Stock Market

Supervision interests

  • Public Health
  • Biostatistics

Monash teaching commitment

  • SCI1020 (Introduction to Statistical Reasoning)
  • STA2216 (Data Analysis for Science)
  • FST4280 / MBS4280 / BIO4280 / BTH4280 / CHM4280 (Honours Statistics Coursework)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

Statistics, Ph.D., Evaluation of Higher Moment Capital Asset Pricing Model and Stock Market Technical Efficiency with Stochastic Frontier Approach, Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science Malaysia)

Award Date: 26 Apr 2014

External positions

Assistant Professor , Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) (Tunku Abdul Rahman University)

22 Jan 201530 Jun 2018

Senior Lecturer , Daffodil International University

6 May 20149 Jan 2015

Research area keywords

  • Applied Statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Financial Statistics
  • Public Health

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