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M. Ataharul Islam, Ph.D

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Department of Applied Statistics

Post-doctoral Fellow ,University of Pennsylvania, USA
Post-doctoral Fellow, East-West Center, USA
Ph.D. in Biostatistics, University of Hawaii, USA
M.Sc. in Statistics, University of Dhaka
B.Sc. in Statistics, University of Dhaka 

 Statistical Modeling
Longitudinal Analysis
Survival Analysis
Stochastic Process

Research Publications/Books

Books

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Huda S. Markov Models with Covariate Dependence for Repeated Measures. Nova Science, New York, 2009.

Huda, S. and Islam MA (Eds), Collected Works of QM Husain. Nova Science, New York, 2012.

Book Chapters

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach. In New Developments in Applied Statistics, pp. 275-294, M. Ahsanullah (ed), Nova Science, 2012.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. First and Higher Order Transition Models with Covariate Dependence (Chapter 4). In Progress in Applied Mathematical Modeling F. Yang (ed), Nova Science Publishers, Hauppage, NY, pp. 153-196, 2008.

Khondoker MMR and Islam MA. Test for Proportional Hazards Assumption: An Application to Heart Transplant Data. In Applied Statistics at the Leading Edge, M. Ahsanullah (ed), Nova Science, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Limitations of Generalized Estimating Equations: Preliminary Checks for Correct Application to Binary Data. In Biostatistical Aspects of Health and Epidemiology, CM Pandey, P Mishra and U Singh (eds), SGPIM, Lucknow, pp. 167-176, 2002.

Gulshan J and Islam MA. An Extension of GEE for Repeated Measures with Polytomous Response. In Biostatistical Aspects of Health and Epidemiology, CM Pandey, P Mishra and U Singh (eds), SGPIM, Lucknow, pp. 205-213, 2002.

Islam MA, Hossain MS, Rahman MH. Burden of Morbidity in Bangladesh (Chapter 1). In Health Situation and Health Care Expenditures in Bangladesh, W Islam, MM Khan and MS Hossain (eds), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh, 1999.

Islam MA. Management of Population Programmes. In ‘Crisis in Governance-An Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development 1997’ (edited by Rehman Sobhan)., University Press Limited, Dhaka, 1998

Islam MA. Sustainable Population Policy: Emerging Issues. Published in Growth or Stagnation A Review of Bangladesh’s Development 1996, Centre for Policy Dialogue, UPL, 1996.

Islam MA. Population Policy: Thinking Ahead A Review of Bangladesh’s Development 1995, Centre for Policy Dialogue, UPL, 1995.

Selected Research Publications

Dey, R and Islam MA. A Conditional Count Model for Repeated Count Data and Its Application to GEE Approach. Statistical Papers (Forthcoming). DOI 10.1007/s00362-015-0708-9, 2015.

Mahanta, J, Biswas, SC, Roy, MK and Islam, MA. A Comparison of Bayesian and Classical Approach for Estimating Markov Based Logistic Model. American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 5(4), 178-183, 2015.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. A Bivariate Poisson Model with Covariate Dependence. Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society, 107(1), 11-20, 2015.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Bae S and Singh KP. Assessing the Association in Repeated Measures of Depression. Advances and Applications in Statistics, 42(2), 83-93, 2014.

Khanam PA, Islam MA, Sayeed MA, Begum T, Rabbani MG, Choudhury S and Mahtab H. A Competing Risk Hazard Model for Complications of Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2, 1-11, 2014

Sumi NS, Islam MA and Hossain MA Evaluation and computation of diagnostic tests: A simple alternative. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 37(2), 411-423, 2014.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Prediction of Disease Status: Transition Model Approach for Repeated Measures. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 30(2), 181-196, 2014.

Sirdari MZ, Islam MA and Awang N. Dependence in Binary Outcomes of a Longitudinal Study and Test for Order: A Quadratic Expoential Form Approach. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 37 (1), 129-137, 2014.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, S Bae and KP Singh. A Model for Assessing the Association in the Repeated Measures of Depression among the Elderly. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, Australia, 1–6 December 2013 /www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2013.

Dey, R and Islam MA. The Relationship between Odds Ratios and Correlation for Bivariate Bernoulli Model. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 21(4), 2013.

Ahmed ME, Islam MA and Alzaid AA. Estimation and Test of Measures of

Association for Correlated Binary Data. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 36(4), 985-1008, 2013.

Islam MA, Alzaid AA, Chowdhury RI and Sultan K. A Generalized Bivariate Bernoulli Model With Covariate Dependence. Journal of Applied Statistics. 40 (5): 1064-1075, 2013.

 Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Huda S. Multistate Transition Model for Analyzing Longitudinal Depression Data. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 36(3): 637-655, 2013.

Sirdari MZ, Islam MA and Awang N. A Stationarity Test on Markov Chain Models Based on Marginal Distribution. Statistical Methodology, 11: 68-76, 2013.

Noor NM, Islam MA and Ali Z. A Multistate Transition Model For Analyzing Diseases In Elderly Population. World Applied Sciences Journal 21 (12): 1700-1707, 2013.

Huque MH and Islam MA. Comparison of Statistical tests for assessing the proportionality assumption and estimation of parameters of the Cox model. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 29(1); 111-128, 2013.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Alzaid AA. Tests for Dependence in Binary Repeated Measures Data. Journal of Statistical Research, 46: 203-217, 2012.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Huda S and Briollais L. Parameter Estimation in Logistic Regression for Transition, Reverse Transition and Repeated Transition from Repeated Outcomes. Applied Mathematics 3, 1739-1749, 2012.

 Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Singh KP. A Markov Model for Analyzing Polytomous Outcome Data. Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operations Research, 8(3), 593-603, 2012.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Elimination of Causes in Competing Risks: A Hazards Model Approach. World Applied Sciences Journal, 19(5): 608-614, 2012.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Briollais L. A Bivariate Binary Model for Testing Dependence in Outcomes. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 35(4), 845-858, 2012.

Khondoker MR and Islam MA. A Comparison of Alternative Methods for Testing Proportional Hazards Hypothesis. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 18(4), 2011.

Chowdhury S, Islam MA and Islam JN. Higher Order Markov Structure based Logistic Model and Likelihood Inference for Ordinal Data. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 10(2), 528-538, 2011.

Sinha NC, Islam MA and Ahamed KS. Logistic Regression Models for Higher Order Transition Probabilities of Markov Chain for Analyzing the Occurrences of Daily Rainfall Data. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 10(1), 337-348, 2011.

Chowdhury S, Islam MA and Islam JN. Second Order Markov Model Without Covariate Dependence for Binary Data. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 18(2), 2011.

Haque H and Islam MA. Assessment of Proportionality in the Proportional Hazards Model: A Comparative Study. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 18(3): 375-396, 2010.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Prediction of Disease Status: A Regressive Model Approach for Repeated Measures. Statistical Methodology, 7, 520-540, doi: 10.1016/j.stamet.2010.03.001, 2010.

Baharum A and Islam MA. The Analysis of Transitions in Economic Performance Using Covariate Dependent Statistical Models. Journal of Developing Areas 43(2), 289-298, 2010.

Sinha NC, Islam MA and Ahmed KS. Order Determination for the Transition Probabilities of Markov Chain Based on Logistic Regression Model. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 17(4): 519-540, 2010.

Khondoker MR and Islam MA. Use of log-log Survival Function in Modeling Time-Covariate Interactions in Cox Regression. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 139 (6): 1968-1973, 2009.

Islam MA et al. Estimation and Tests for a Longitudinal Regression Model Based on the Markov Chain. Statistical Methodology, 6(5): 475-489, 2009.

Aboobaider BM, Ahmad AR, Islam MA and Prabuwono AS. Reliability Analysis of Repair Time Data Using Semi-parametric Measures. European Journal of Scientific Research 33(4), 692-702, 2009.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach. Journal of Applied Statistical Science 17(2): 259-278, 2010.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Chapter 4: First and Higher Order Transition Models with Covariate Dependence. ed., F. Yang, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppage, NY, pp. 153-196, 2008.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: Revisiting Maximum Likelihood Estimation Procedure. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 7(2), 488-500. 2008.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Singh KP. An Extended Logistic Regression Model for Analyzing Binary Outcomes at Different Phases of Experiment. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 16(4): 93-103, 2008.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Singh KP. A Higher Order Covariate Dependent Markov Model for Analyzing Repeated Binary Outcomes. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods 6((2):561-572, 2008.

Latif AHMM, Hossain MZ, Islam MA. Model Selection Using Modified Akaike’s Information Criterion: An Application to Maternal Morbidity Data. Austrian Journal of Statistics 37(2): 175-184, 2008.

Rahman MS and Islam MA. Markov Structure Based Logistic Regression for Repeated Measures: An Application to Diabetes Mellitus Data. Statistical Methodology 4: 448-460, 2007.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Huda S. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations on Depression in Elderly. Festschrift in Honor of Distinguished Professor Mir Masoom Ali. On the Occasion of His Retirement, May 18-19, 2007: 44-54, 2007.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Chakraborty N, Akhter HH. Determinants of Antenatal Morbidity: A Multivaraite Analysis. World Health & Population 9(3):9-18, 2007.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Gulshan J, Chakraborty N. Delivery Complications and Healthcare-Seeking Behaviour: the Bangladesh Demographic Health Survey, 1999-2000. Health Soc Care Community 15(3):254-64, 2007.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Singh KP. Statistical Methods for Analysis of Repeated Measures on Maternal Morbidity. Australian Journal of Rural Health 14: 154-159, 2006.

Sinha NC, Islam MA and Ahmed KS. Chain Dependence and Stationarity Test for Transition Probabilities of Markov Chain under Logistic Regression Model. Journal of the Korean Statistical Society 35, 355-376, 2006.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. Applied Mathematical Modelling 30, 477-488, 2006.

Islam MA, Chowdhury, RI and Akhter HH. Complications During Pregnancy, Delivery, and Postnatal Stages and Place of Delivery in Rural Bangladesh. Health Care for Women International 27: 1-15, 2006.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Modes of Delivery and Delivery Assistance in Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries. http://www.longwoods.com/, 2006.

Akanda MAS, Khanam M, Islam MA. Comparison of Goodness-of-Fit Tests for GEE Modeling with Binary Responses to Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Applied Sciences 5(7): 1214-1218, 2005.

Gulshan J, Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Akhter HH. GEE Models for Maternal Morbidity in Rural Bangladesh. Austrian Journal of Statistics 34, 295-304, 2005.

Akanda MAS, Jahan K, Khanam M, Islam MA. Generalized Estimating Equations for Conditional and Unconditional Residuals in Diabetes Mellitus Data. Journal of Applied Sciences 5(7): 1228-1231, 2005.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Shah MA, Al-Enezi N. A Computer Program to Estimate the Parameters of Covariate Dependence Higher Order Markov Model. Computer Methods and Program in Biomedicine 77: 175-181, 2005.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Chakroborty N and Bari W. A Multistage Model for Maternal Morbidity during antenatal, delivery and postpartum periods. Statistics in Medicine 23(1): 137-158, 2004.

Islam MM, Islam MA, Chakraborty N. Fertility Transition in Bangladesh: Understanding the Role of the Proximate Determinants. Journal of Biosocial Science 2004, 36(3): 351-370.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Akhter HH, Chakraborty N. Analysis of Postpartum Complications in Relation to Selected Delivery Characteristics in Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries. May, 2004 (URL:http://www.jhpdc.unc.edu/).

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Chakraborty N, Bari W, Akhter HH. Factors Associated with Delivery Complications in Rural Bangladesh. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 9:203-213, 2004.

Chakraborty N, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Bari W, and Akhter HH. Determinants of the Use of Maternal Health Services in Rural Bangladesh. Health Promotion International 18: 327-337, 2003.

Chakraborty N, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, and Bari W. 2003. Analysis Of Antepartum Maternal Morbidity In Rural Bangladesh. The Australian Journal of Rural Health 11(1), 22-27, 2003

Islam MA.. A Birth Death Process Approach to Constructing Multistate Life Tables. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Society (Second Series), 26, 1-8, 2003.

Khondoker MR, Islam MA.Test for Proportional Hazards Assumption: An Application to Heart Transplant Data. Journal of Applied Statistical Science 11, 307-318, 2002.

Khondoker MR, Islam MA. Assessing Proportional Hazards Assumption in Competing Risk Situation. Biometrical Journal, 44(4), 456-465, 2002.

Hossain M, Islam MA. Testing the Significance of Local Influence. Journal of Statistical Research, 36(1), 85-97, 2002.

Bari W, Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Chakraborty N and Akhter HH. The Differentials and Determinants of Perinatal Mortality in Rural Bangladesh. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, ; 7:1-7, 2002.

Khan MA, Trottier DA, Islam MA. Inconsistent Use of Oral Contraceptives in Rural Bangladesh. Contraception 65(6), 429-433, 2002.

Chakraborty N, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, and Bari W. Utilisation of Postnatal Care in Bangladesh: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study. Health & Social Care in the Community 10 (6), 492-502, 2002.

Islam MA, Islam MM, Khan MA. 2001. Community Participation in Family Planning in Bangladesh: Prospects and Strategies. Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries, 4(2), 35-42, 2001.

Rahman MM, Islam MA. Analysis of Longitudinal Categorical Data. Journal of Statistical Research, Vol. 34(1), 2000.

Latif MU, Islam MA. An Extension of Multistate Hazards Models for Transitions and Reverse Transitions. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 9(1), 11-22, 1999.

Singh KP, Bae S, Bartolucci AA, Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Warsono. “Estimation of Transition Rates in a Multi-state Proportional Hazards Model”. Environment International. Vol. 25 No. 6/7, 781-785, 1999.

Park CB, Islam MA, Chakraborty, N. and Kantner, A. Partitioning the Effect on Infant and Child Death on Subsequent Fertility: An Exploration in Bangladesh. East-West Center Working Papers, Population Series No. 82, May, 1996. Population Studies, Vol. 52(3), 345-356, 1998.

Islam MA, Singh KP, Chowdhury RI and Bartolucci AA. “Multistate Hazards Model for Transitions and Reverse Transitions”. Proceedings of the Third ISSAT international Conference on Reliability & Quality in Design (edited by H. Phang). March 12-14, Anaheim, California, USA, 213-217, March 12-14, 1997.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Shah MA and Mohsin SA. “Estimation of Multi-state Survival Model. 29th Symposium on Interface. Houston, TX, USA, May 14-17, 29(1): 608-611, 1997.

Chowdhury N, Chakraborty N, Islam MA. Infant and Child Feeding Practices in Bangladesh: Evidence from Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 1993-94 Demography India, Vol. 26(2), 1997.

Chowdhury RI, Singh KP, Islam MA, Bartolucci AA, Bae S. Interactive Scientific Processor (ISP) to the Estimation of Multistate Proportional Hazards Model. MODSIM 97, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, December 8-11, 1997.

Chakraborty N, Sharmin S, Islam MA. Differential Pattern of Birth Intervals in Bangladesh. Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.11(4), 73-86, 1996.

Islam MA, Jalil MA. Expected Number of Survivors in Intercommunicating States. Journal of Statistical Research, 29, 1995.

Islam MA. Multistate Survival Model for Transitions and Reverse Transitions. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Part A, 157(3), 441-455, 1994.

Islam MA. A Multistate Approch to the Product-Limit Method. The Statistician, 43(2), 237-245, 1994.

Hokama, Shirai, Islam MA. Evaluation of Bioassay for Toxicity of Ciguateric Fish and Associated Toxins. Journal of the Laboratory Analysis, Vol. 8(2), 63-69, 1994.

Islam MA, Singh KP. Multistate Survival Models for Partially Censored Data. Environmetrics,3(2), 223-234, 1992.

Islam MA, Singh KP. Assessment of Dependence in the Lifetimes of Twins. Discussion on the paper by Hougaard P, Harvald B and Holm NV. In Survival Analysis: State of the Art (JP Klein and PK Goel, eds). Pp 92-97, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1992.

Islam MA. Assessing Homogeneity and Association in Male and Female Infant Mortality in Bangladesh. Rural Demography, 16(1-2), 1989.

Bennett BM, Islam MA. On Relative Precision in Stratified Sampling for a Proportion with Fixed Cost. Biometrical Journal. 28, 1986.

Bennett BM, Islam MA. On Relative Precision in Stratified Sampling for Proportions (with B.M.). Metron 41(3-4), 1983.

Other Conference Proceedings / Reports/Abstracts

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Huda S 2007. Multistate Proportional Hazards Models For Longitudinal Data for Different Transition Types (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Kassim S and Islam MA. 2007. Examining Some Important Features Of The Generalized Estimating Equation Model For Repeated Binary Outcomes (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Noor NM, Islam MA and Ali Z. 2007. A Multistate Transition Model For Analyzing Diseases In Elderly Population (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ali Z, Noor NM, Baharum A and Islam MA. 2007. Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Markov Chain Regression (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ping HL and Islam MA. 2007. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Baharum A and Islam MA. 2007. Health And Wealth: A Statistical Analysis (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ahmad N, Noor NM and Islam MA, 2007. A Non-Parametric Multistate Approach For Analysing Longitudinal Data (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ahmad YH, Islam MA and Ahmad N. 2007. Multistate Survival Analysis On The Presence Of Diabetes Related Complications (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Estimation Procedures for Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Comparison between MLE and EM Algorithm. International Conference on research and Education in Mathematics organized by UPM, Kuala Lumpur, April, 2007.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach. International Medical and Health Congress organized by USM, Kelantan, May, 2007.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Linear Models for Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data. Presented at the IMT-GT Regional on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, Organized by USM in Penang, December 2007.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Conditional and Unconditional Models for a Sequence of Transitions in Longitudinal Data. Presented at the IMT-GT Regional on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, Organized by USM in Penang, December 2007.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Huda S. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations on Depression in Elderly. Festschrift in honor of Distinguished Professor Mir Masoom Ali. On the occasion of his retirement, May 18-19, 2007: 44-54.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Singh KP. A Multi-State Markov Model for Analysis of Covariate Dependences. Proceedings of the “Third International Conference on Research and Education in Mathematics”. 10th – 12th April 2007. The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Baharum A and Islam MA. A Stochastic Model for Analyzing Gross Domestic Product. Proceedings of the “Third International Conference on Research and Education in Mathematics”. 10th – 12th April 2007. The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ping HL, Islam MA, Uda S. EM Algorithm and Analysis of Incomplete Categorical Data. Seminar Kebangsan Sain Kuantitif organized by UUM in Langkawi, December, 2006.

Chowdhury, RI; Islam, MA; Huda, S. SAS/IML for Parameters Estimation for Multistate Higher Order Covariate Dependent Markov Model. XXIII International Biometric Conference, July 16 – 21, 2006, Montréal, Canada.

Islam MA. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations. CD-ROM Publication of the Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 5-8, 2003 (http://www.hicstatistics.org/2003StatsProceedings/M.%20Islam.pdf).

Noor NM, Ali Z, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Competing Risk Analysis of Longitudinal Data on Chronic Diseases for Elderly People. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Kassim S, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. A Modified Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Baharum A. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence, Proceedings of the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003, pp. 25-33.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA. “Estimation of Parameters of a Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence Using S-Plus”. Hawaii International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 5-8, 2003.

Islam MA and Chakraborty N. Projected Contraceptive Commodity Requirements (2000-2015). Prepared for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Arlington, Va: DELIVER/John Snow, Inc. 2002.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Shah MA. “Estimation of Parameters of Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE) using S-plus”. 2000 S-PLUS International User Conference. Seattle, WA, USA, October 18-20, 2000.

Park CB, Islam MA, Chakraborty N and Kantner A. Partitioning the Effect on Infant and Child Death on Subsequent Fertility: An Exploration in Bangladesh. East West Center Papers, Population Series No. 82, East West Center, Honolulu, 1996.

Khan A, Mahtab, Islam MA. Factors Contributing to the Development of IGT or DM in Offspring of both Parents Diabetic. Presented at the 14th International Diabetes Federation Congress, June 23-28, 1991, Washington DC, Diabetes 40, 1155. (abstract).

Islam MA et al. Sex Linkage in Inheritance of Diabetes Mellitus. Presented at the 13th International Diabetes Federation Congress Held in Sydney, November 20-25, 1988. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, ELSEVIER, DRCPE 9 Supplement 1 to Volume 5, 1988. (abstract).

Islam MA. A New Method of Constructing Increment-Decrement Life Tables. Biometrics 40 (4), 1984. (abstract).

Ferdousi P, Islam MA. A Second Order Markov Chain for Analyzing Covariate Dependence pattern of Longitudinal Data with An Application to Diabetes Mellitus. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical association, Dhaka, 2001.

Ibrahim QI, Islam MA. Modeling Overdispersed Data: An Extended Quasi-likelihood Approach. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Tareq M, Islam MA. Stratification in Case-Control Study: An Empirical Investigation. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Tareq M, Islam MA. A Comparative Study on Pseudo and Maximum Likelihood Methods of Fitting Logistic Model to Case-Control Data. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Gulshan J, Islam MA. An Extension of GEE for Repeated Measures with Polytomous Responses. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Kabir ME, Islam MA. Analyzing Heterogeneous Transitions Using GEE for a Two-state Markov Model with an Application to Diabetes Mellitus. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Islam MA. Program Performances in Areas Served by Government and Non-Government Organizations (with N. Chakraborty and J.A. Khan). In BDHS 96-97 Special Analysis, NIPORT, MEAUSURE/DHS+ and ORC Macro International, Dhaka, 2000.

Islam MA. Population, Development and Environment: The Emerging Issues. CPD-UNFPA Program on Population and Sustainable Development, CPD Paper Series 2, Dhaka, 1999. Being included in the book ‘Demographic Dynamics in Bangladesh: Looking at the Larger Picture’.

Islam MA. Projected Contraceptive Requirements 1998-2003. FPLM and USAID, Dhaka, 1999.

A Barkat, Islam MA, and others. Strategic Directions for the Bangladesh National Family Planning Program 1995-2005. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh, 1996.

Thwin, AA, Islam MA and others. Health and Demographic Profile of the Urban Population of Bangladesh: An Analysis of Selected Indicators. Special Research Report No. 47, ICDDR,B, 1996.

Islam MA, Al-Sabir A. Research in MCH-FP: Achievements and Challenges. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Research Priorities in Population and Reproductive Health, NIPORT, GTZ and the Population Council, 1995.

Rafiquzzaman AKM, Islam MA. Research Priorities and Achievements in MCH-FP: 1991-95. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Research Priorities in Population and Reproductive Health, NIPORT, GTZ and the Population Council, 1995.

Musa M, Kabir A, Islam MA. Graded Vocabulary Survey on the Children of Bangladesh, 1993. Published by the National Curriculum and Textbook Board. 1993.

Hossain MF, Islam MA. Stochastic Analysis of Capture-Recapture Events. Proceedings of the One Day Seminar, Bangladesh statistical Association, May 10, 1991.

Islam MA. Comments on the Methodological Issues of Sample Vital Registration System conducted by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Published in the Proceedings of the National Seminar on Recent Trends of Fertility in Bangladesh, PDEU, Planning Commission, Dhaka, June 11-13, 1987.

Islam MA, et al. Duration of Contraceptive Use in Bangladesh. In Secondary Analysis of Bangladesh Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1985, Mitra and Associates, Dhaka, 1988.

Islam MA, et al. Determinants of Acceptance, Continuation and Termination of Family Planning Methods. In Secondary Analysis of Bangladesh Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1985, Mitra and Associates, Dhaka, 1988.

Shuaib M, Islam MA. Characteristics of Breast feeding Duration in Bangladesh. In Secondary Analysis of Bangladesh Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1985, Mitra and Associates, Dhaka, 1988.

Papers Presented at Conferences/ Seminars

Sirdari MZ and Islam MA. Tests on Stationarity and Order of a Higher Order Markov Chain. Paper presented at the 5th Asian Mathematical Conference Held in Kuala Lumpur, June 22-26, 2009.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Comparison between Iterative Maximum Likelihood and EM Algorithm. Paper presented at the 5th Asian Mathematical Conference Held in Kuala Lumpur, June 22-26, 2009.

Islam MA and Sultan K. Presented a paper on the Estimation and Tests for Longitudinal Regression Model Based on Markov Chain in the Seminar Series of the Department of Statistics and OR, King Saud University, Riyadh, May 23, 2004.

Islam MA. Presented a paper on the Survival Models for Analyzing Longitudinal Data in the Seminar Series of the Department of Statistics and OR, King Saud University, Riyadh, January 4, 2004.

Islam MA. Presented a paper in the Conference on Integrating Technology in Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, April 14-15, 2003.

Islam MA. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations. Paper presented on my behalf at the Hawaii International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 5-8, 2003.

Islam MA. Presented a Paper on Writing Scientific Papers: Some Important Issues in the seminar Series at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Baharum A. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. Paper Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Noor NM, Ali Z, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Competing Risk Analysis of Longitudinal Data on Chronic Diseases for Elderly People. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Kassim S, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. A Modified Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Islam MA. Survival Models for Analyzing Longitudinal Data: A Proposed Model for Multistage Analysis. Paper Presented in the Seminar Series of the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Limitations of Generalized Estimating Equations: Preliminary Checks for Correct Application to Binary Data. Joint Meetings of the International Biometric Society and the Indian Society for Medical Statistics, Lucknow, India, 2001.

Islam MA. Recent Developments in Longitudinal Data Analysis. Paper Presented at the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical association, Dhaka, 2001.

Islam MA, et al. Examining the Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes Mellitus: Relationship between Fasting and Two-hour Plasma Glucose Values. Paper presented at the 15th International Diabetes Federation Congress, Kobe, November 6-11, 1994.

Mahtab H, Islam MA and Others Risk Factors of Stillbirth and Spontaneous Abortion among Diabetics Registered at BIRDEM. Paper presented at the 15th International Diabetes Federation Congress, Kobe, November 6-11, 1994.

Islam MA. Survival Models for Longitudinal Data Analysis. Invited paper presented at the conference on Biomathematics, Biostatistics and Biophysics, Organized by RCMPS, Chittagong University, Chittagong, 1994.

Islam MA. Multistate Hazards Model. Presented at the 222nd Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 22-25, 1992.

Islam MA and Menken J. Multistate Analysis of Contraceptive Use Dynamics. Presented at the Annual Meeting of PAA, Denver, Colorado, April 30-May 2, 1992.

Frankenberg E, Islam MA. Contraceptive Use Dynamics in Bangladesh: Adoption and Continuation of Method Use. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington DC, March 1991.

Islam MA and Menken J. Multistate Life Tables for Contraceptive Use Dynamics (with Jane Menken). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington DC, March 1991.

Islam MA. Nonparametric Estimation of Multistate Survivor Functions for Censored Data. Paper presented at the Workshop on Survival Analysis held in Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 23-28, 1991.

Islam MA. Multistate Survival Models with Covariates. Paper presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics held in Atlanta, Georgia, August 19-22, 1991.

Khan A, Mahtab, Islam MA. Factors Contributing to the Development of IGT or DM in Offspring of both Parents Diabetic. Presented at the 14th International Diabetes Federation Congress, June 23-28, 1991, Washington DC, Diabetes 40, 1155.

Islam MA et al. Sex Linkage in Inheritance of Diabetes Mellitus. Presented at the 13th International Diabetes Federation Congress Held in Sydney, November 20-25, 1988.

Book Review

Latent Variable Models and Factor Analysis, 2nd Edition, D.J. Bartholomew and M. Knott. Journal of Statistical Research, 34(1), 2000.

Research Grants

HEQEP Project on Covariate Dependent Models for Correlated Outcomes in Longitudinal Data Analysis, 2014, funded by UGC-World Bank.

KACST project on Long Term Comprehensive National Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation, Predicting Outcomes Using Dependence Models in Repeated Measures, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 2012. (1 million Saudi Riyal).

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) for conducting study on Some

Fundamental Issues Concerning Longitudinal Models: Theory and Applications,

Science Malaysia, 2007.

Short Term Grant on A Transition Model for Autoregressive Process, University

Science Malaysia, 2007.

Short Term Grant on Repeated Measures Analysis in Operations Research, University

Sains Malaysia, 2007 (co-investigator).

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) for conducting a series of studies on

Models for Repeated Measures: Some Theoretical Extensions, University of Science

Malaysia, Penang, 2002.

CPD-UNFPA study on Plateauing of Fertility in Bangladesh, 2000-2001.

CPD-UNFPA study on Population Momentum and Its Impact, 2000.

CPD-UNFPA study on Population, Development and Environment: Emerging Issues, 1999.

Special Topic Analysis of the 1996-97 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, MACRO, USA and USAID, 1998-99.

CPD study on Management of Population Programmes, 1998

CPD study on Sustainable Population Policy, 1996.

Extended Analysis for Examining the Relationship Between Infant and Child Mortality and Fertility, East-West Center, USA, 1995-96.

Study on Oral Contraceptive Compliance KAP Baseline – Rural Bangladesh, FHI, USA and USAID, 1995-1996.

Secondary Analysis of the Needs Assessment of Primary Health Care Services in the Urban Areas Dhaka, Johns Hopkins University, USA and ICDDR,B, 1995.

CPD study on Population Policy- Thinking Ahead, 1995.

Secondary Analysis of the Contraceptive Prevalence Survey, USAID, Dhaka, 1985.

Bose Centre Grant, Dhaka University, 1989

+ Academic Background

Post-doctoral Fellow ,University of Pennsylvania, USA
Post-doctoral Fellow, East-West Center, USA
Ph.D. in Biostatistics, University of Hawaii, USA
M.Sc. in Statistics, University of Dhaka
B.Sc. in Statistics, University of Dhaka 

+ Professional Experience
+ Research Interest

 Statistical Modeling
Longitudinal Analysis
Survival Analysis
Stochastic Process

+ Selected Publications

Research Publications/Books

Books

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Huda S. Markov Models with Covariate Dependence for Repeated Measures. Nova Science, New York, 2009.

Huda, S. and Islam MA (Eds), Collected Works of QM Husain. Nova Science, New York, 2012.

Book Chapters

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach. In New Developments in Applied Statistics, pp. 275-294, M. Ahsanullah (ed), Nova Science, 2012.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. First and Higher Order Transition Models with Covariate Dependence (Chapter 4). In Progress in Applied Mathematical Modeling F. Yang (ed), Nova Science Publishers, Hauppage, NY, pp. 153-196, 2008.

Khondoker MMR and Islam MA. Test for Proportional Hazards Assumption: An Application to Heart Transplant Data. In Applied Statistics at the Leading Edge, M. Ahsanullah (ed), Nova Science, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Limitations of Generalized Estimating Equations: Preliminary Checks for Correct Application to Binary Data. In Biostatistical Aspects of Health and Epidemiology, CM Pandey, P Mishra and U Singh (eds), SGPIM, Lucknow, pp. 167-176, 2002.

Gulshan J and Islam MA. An Extension of GEE for Repeated Measures with Polytomous Response. In Biostatistical Aspects of Health and Epidemiology, CM Pandey, P Mishra and U Singh (eds), SGPIM, Lucknow, pp. 205-213, 2002.

Islam MA, Hossain MS, Rahman MH. Burden of Morbidity in Bangladesh (Chapter 1). In Health Situation and Health Care Expenditures in Bangladesh, W Islam, MM Khan and MS Hossain (eds), Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh, 1999.

Islam MA. Management of Population Programmes. In ‘Crisis in Governance-An Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development 1997’ (edited by Rehman Sobhan)., University Press Limited, Dhaka, 1998

Islam MA. Sustainable Population Policy: Emerging Issues. Published in Growth or Stagnation A Review of Bangladesh’s Development 1996, Centre for Policy Dialogue, UPL, 1996.

Islam MA. Population Policy: Thinking Ahead A Review of Bangladesh’s Development 1995, Centre for Policy Dialogue, UPL, 1995.

Selected Research Publications

Dey, R and Islam MA. A Conditional Count Model for Repeated Count Data and Its Application to GEE Approach. Statistical Papers (Forthcoming). DOI 10.1007/s00362-015-0708-9, 2015.

Mahanta, J, Biswas, SC, Roy, MK and Islam, MA. A Comparison of Bayesian and Classical Approach for Estimating Markov Based Logistic Model. American Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, 5(4), 178-183, 2015.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. A Bivariate Poisson Model with Covariate Dependence. Bulletin of the Calcutta Mathematical Society, 107(1), 11-20, 2015.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Bae S and Singh KP. Assessing the Association in Repeated Measures of Depression. Advances and Applications in Statistics, 42(2), 83-93, 2014.

Khanam PA, Islam MA, Sayeed MA, Begum T, Rabbani MG, Choudhury S and Mahtab H. A Competing Risk Hazard Model for Complications of Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2, 1-11, 2014

Sumi NS, Islam MA and Hossain MA Evaluation and computation of diagnostic tests: A simple alternative. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 37(2), 411-423, 2014.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Prediction of Disease Status: Transition Model Approach for Repeated Measures. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 30(2), 181-196, 2014.

Sirdari MZ, Islam MA and Awang N. Dependence in Binary Outcomes of a Longitudinal Study and Test for Order: A Quadratic Expoential Form Approach. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 37 (1), 129-137, 2014.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, S Bae and KP Singh. A Model for Assessing the Association in the Repeated Measures of Depression among the Elderly. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Adelaide, Australia, 1–6 December 2013 /www.mssanz.org.au/modsim2013.

Dey, R and Islam MA. The Relationship between Odds Ratios and Correlation for Bivariate Bernoulli Model. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 21(4), 2013.

Ahmed ME, Islam MA and Alzaid AA. Estimation and Test of Measures of

Association for Correlated Binary Data. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 36(4), 985-1008, 2013.

Islam MA, Alzaid AA, Chowdhury RI and Sultan K. A Generalized Bivariate Bernoulli Model With Covariate Dependence. Journal of Applied Statistics. 40 (5): 1064-1075, 2013.

 Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Huda S. Multistate Transition Model for Analyzing Longitudinal Depression Data. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 36(3): 637-655, 2013.

Sirdari MZ, Islam MA and Awang N. A Stationarity Test on Markov Chain Models Based on Marginal Distribution. Statistical Methodology, 11: 68-76, 2013.

Noor NM, Islam MA and Ali Z. A Multistate Transition Model For Analyzing Diseases In Elderly Population. World Applied Sciences Journal 21 (12): 1700-1707, 2013.

Huque MH and Islam MA. Comparison of Statistical tests for assessing the proportionality assumption and estimation of parameters of the Cox model. Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 29(1); 111-128, 2013.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Alzaid AA. Tests for Dependence in Binary Repeated Measures Data. Journal of Statistical Research, 46: 203-217, 2012.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Huda S and Briollais L. Parameter Estimation in Logistic Regression for Transition, Reverse Transition and Repeated Transition from Repeated Outcomes. Applied Mathematics 3, 1739-1749, 2012.

 Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Singh KP. A Markov Model for Analyzing Polytomous Outcome Data. Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operations Research, 8(3), 593-603, 2012.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Elimination of Causes in Competing Risks: A Hazards Model Approach. World Applied Sciences Journal, 19(5): 608-614, 2012.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Briollais L. A Bivariate Binary Model for Testing Dependence in Outcomes. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society, 35(4), 845-858, 2012.

Khondoker MR and Islam MA. A Comparison of Alternative Methods for Testing Proportional Hazards Hypothesis. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 18(4), 2011.

Chowdhury S, Islam MA and Islam JN. Higher Order Markov Structure based Logistic Model and Likelihood Inference for Ordinal Data. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 10(2), 528-538, 2011.

Sinha NC, Islam MA and Ahamed KS. Logistic Regression Models for Higher Order Transition Probabilities of Markov Chain for Analyzing the Occurrences of Daily Rainfall Data. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 10(1), 337-348, 2011.

Chowdhury S, Islam MA and Islam JN. Second Order Markov Model Without Covariate Dependence for Binary Data. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 18(2), 2011.

Haque H and Islam MA. Assessment of Proportionality in the Proportional Hazards Model: A Comparative Study. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 18(3): 375-396, 2010.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Prediction of Disease Status: A Regressive Model Approach for Repeated Measures. Statistical Methodology, 7, 520-540, doi: 10.1016/j.stamet.2010.03.001, 2010.

Baharum A and Islam MA. The Analysis of Transitions in Economic Performance Using Covariate Dependent Statistical Models. Journal of Developing Areas 43(2), 289-298, 2010.

Sinha NC, Islam MA and Ahmed KS. Order Determination for the Transition Probabilities of Markov Chain Based on Logistic Regression Model. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 17(4): 519-540, 2010.

Khondoker MR and Islam MA. Use of log-log Survival Function in Modeling Time-Covariate Interactions in Cox Regression. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 139 (6): 1968-1973, 2009.

Islam MA et al. Estimation and Tests for a Longitudinal Regression Model Based on the Markov Chain. Statistical Methodology, 6(5): 475-489, 2009.

Aboobaider BM, Ahmad AR, Islam MA and Prabuwono AS. Reliability Analysis of Repair Time Data Using Semi-parametric Measures. European Journal of Scientific Research 33(4), 692-702, 2009.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach. Journal of Applied Statistical Science 17(2): 259-278, 2010.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Chapter 4: First and Higher Order Transition Models with Covariate Dependence. ed., F. Yang, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppage, NY, pp. 153-196, 2008.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: Revisiting Maximum Likelihood Estimation Procedure. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods, 7(2), 488-500. 2008.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Singh KP. An Extended Logistic Regression Model for Analyzing Binary Outcomes at Different Phases of Experiment. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 16(4): 93-103, 2008.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Singh KP. A Higher Order Covariate Dependent Markov Model for Analyzing Repeated Binary Outcomes. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods 6((2):561-572, 2008.

Latif AHMM, Hossain MZ, Islam MA. Model Selection Using Modified Akaike’s Information Criterion: An Application to Maternal Morbidity Data. Austrian Journal of Statistics 37(2): 175-184, 2008.

Rahman MS and Islam MA. Markov Structure Based Logistic Regression for Repeated Measures: An Application to Diabetes Mellitus Data. Statistical Methodology 4: 448-460, 2007.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Huda S. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations on Depression in Elderly. Festschrift in Honor of Distinguished Professor Mir Masoom Ali. On the Occasion of His Retirement, May 18-19, 2007: 44-54, 2007.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Chakraborty N, Akhter HH. Determinants of Antenatal Morbidity: A Multivaraite Analysis. World Health & Population 9(3):9-18, 2007.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Gulshan J, Chakraborty N. Delivery Complications and Healthcare-Seeking Behaviour: the Bangladesh Demographic Health Survey, 1999-2000. Health Soc Care Community 15(3):254-64, 2007.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Singh KP. Statistical Methods for Analysis of Repeated Measures on Maternal Morbidity. Australian Journal of Rural Health 14: 154-159, 2006.

Sinha NC, Islam MA and Ahmed KS. Chain Dependence and Stationarity Test for Transition Probabilities of Markov Chain under Logistic Regression Model. Journal of the Korean Statistical Society 35, 355-376, 2006.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. Applied Mathematical Modelling 30, 477-488, 2006.

Islam MA, Chowdhury, RI and Akhter HH. Complications During Pregnancy, Delivery, and Postnatal Stages and Place of Delivery in Rural Bangladesh. Health Care for Women International 27: 1-15, 2006.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Modes of Delivery and Delivery Assistance in Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries. http://www.longwoods.com/, 2006.

Akanda MAS, Khanam M, Islam MA. Comparison of Goodness-of-Fit Tests for GEE Modeling with Binary Responses to Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Applied Sciences 5(7): 1214-1218, 2005.

Gulshan J, Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Akhter HH. GEE Models for Maternal Morbidity in Rural Bangladesh. Austrian Journal of Statistics 34, 295-304, 2005.

Akanda MAS, Jahan K, Khanam M, Islam MA. Generalized Estimating Equations for Conditional and Unconditional Residuals in Diabetes Mellitus Data. Journal of Applied Sciences 5(7): 1228-1231, 2005.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Shah MA, Al-Enezi N. A Computer Program to Estimate the Parameters of Covariate Dependence Higher Order Markov Model. Computer Methods and Program in Biomedicine 77: 175-181, 2005.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Chakroborty N and Bari W. A Multistage Model for Maternal Morbidity during antenatal, delivery and postpartum periods. Statistics in Medicine 23(1): 137-158, 2004.

Islam MM, Islam MA, Chakraborty N. Fertility Transition in Bangladesh: Understanding the Role of the Proximate Determinants. Journal of Biosocial Science 2004, 36(3): 351-370.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Akhter HH, Chakraborty N. Analysis of Postpartum Complications in Relation to Selected Delivery Characteristics in Rural Bangladesh. Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries. May, 2004 (URL:http://www.jhpdc.unc.edu/).

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Chakraborty N, Bari W, Akhter HH. Factors Associated with Delivery Complications in Rural Bangladesh. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 9:203-213, 2004.

Chakraborty N, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Bari W, and Akhter HH. Determinants of the Use of Maternal Health Services in Rural Bangladesh. Health Promotion International 18: 327-337, 2003.

Chakraborty N, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, and Bari W. 2003. Analysis Of Antepartum Maternal Morbidity In Rural Bangladesh. The Australian Journal of Rural Health 11(1), 22-27, 2003

Islam MA.. A Birth Death Process Approach to Constructing Multistate Life Tables. Bulletin of the Malaysian Mathematical Society (Second Series), 26, 1-8, 2003.

Khondoker MR, Islam MA.Test for Proportional Hazards Assumption: An Application to Heart Transplant Data. Journal of Applied Statistical Science 11, 307-318, 2002.

Khondoker MR, Islam MA. Assessing Proportional Hazards Assumption in Competing Risk Situation. Biometrical Journal, 44(4), 456-465, 2002.

Hossain M, Islam MA. Testing the Significance of Local Influence. Journal of Statistical Research, 36(1), 85-97, 2002.

Bari W, Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Chakraborty N and Akhter HH. The Differentials and Determinants of Perinatal Mortality in Rural Bangladesh. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, ; 7:1-7, 2002.

Khan MA, Trottier DA, Islam MA. Inconsistent Use of Oral Contraceptives in Rural Bangladesh. Contraception 65(6), 429-433, 2002.

Chakraborty N, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, and Bari W. Utilisation of Postnatal Care in Bangladesh: Evidence from a Longitudinal Study. Health & Social Care in the Community 10 (6), 492-502, 2002.

Islam MA, Islam MM, Khan MA. 2001. Community Participation in Family Planning in Bangladesh: Prospects and Strategies. Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries, 4(2), 35-42, 2001.

Rahman MM, Islam MA. Analysis of Longitudinal Categorical Data. Journal of Statistical Research, Vol. 34(1), 2000.

Latif MU, Islam MA. An Extension of Multistate Hazards Models for Transitions and Reverse Transitions. Journal of Applied Statistical Science, 9(1), 11-22, 1999.

Singh KP, Bae S, Bartolucci AA, Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Warsono. “Estimation of Transition Rates in a Multi-state Proportional Hazards Model”. Environment International. Vol. 25 No. 6/7, 781-785, 1999.

Park CB, Islam MA, Chakraborty, N. and Kantner, A. Partitioning the Effect on Infant and Child Death on Subsequent Fertility: An Exploration in Bangladesh. East-West Center Working Papers, Population Series No. 82, May, 1996. Population Studies, Vol. 52(3), 345-356, 1998.

Islam MA, Singh KP, Chowdhury RI and Bartolucci AA. “Multistate Hazards Model for Transitions and Reverse Transitions”. Proceedings of the Third ISSAT international Conference on Reliability & Quality in Design (edited by H. Phang). March 12-14, Anaheim, California, USA, 213-217, March 12-14, 1997.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Shah MA and Mohsin SA. “Estimation of Multi-state Survival Model. 29th Symposium on Interface. Houston, TX, USA, May 14-17, 29(1): 608-611, 1997.

Chowdhury N, Chakraborty N, Islam MA. Infant and Child Feeding Practices in Bangladesh: Evidence from Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, 1993-94 Demography India, Vol. 26(2), 1997.

Chowdhury RI, Singh KP, Islam MA, Bartolucci AA, Bae S. Interactive Scientific Processor (ISP) to the Estimation of Multistate Proportional Hazards Model. MODSIM 97, International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, December 8-11, 1997.

Chakraborty N, Sharmin S, Islam MA. Differential Pattern of Birth Intervals in Bangladesh. Asia-Pacific Population Journal, Vol.11(4), 73-86, 1996.

Islam MA, Jalil MA. Expected Number of Survivors in Intercommunicating States. Journal of Statistical Research, 29, 1995.

Islam MA. Multistate Survival Model for Transitions and Reverse Transitions. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Part A, 157(3), 441-455, 1994.

Islam MA. A Multistate Approch to the Product-Limit Method. The Statistician, 43(2), 237-245, 1994.

Hokama, Shirai, Islam MA. Evaluation of Bioassay for Toxicity of Ciguateric Fish and Associated Toxins. Journal of the Laboratory Analysis, Vol. 8(2), 63-69, 1994.

Islam MA, Singh KP. Multistate Survival Models for Partially Censored Data. Environmetrics,3(2), 223-234, 1992.

Islam MA, Singh KP. Assessment of Dependence in the Lifetimes of Twins. Discussion on the paper by Hougaard P, Harvald B and Holm NV. In Survival Analysis: State of the Art (JP Klein and PK Goel, eds). Pp 92-97, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1992.

Islam MA. Assessing Homogeneity and Association in Male and Female Infant Mortality in Bangladesh. Rural Demography, 16(1-2), 1989.

Bennett BM, Islam MA. On Relative Precision in Stratified Sampling for a Proportion with Fixed Cost. Biometrical Journal. 28, 1986.

Bennett BM, Islam MA. On Relative Precision in Stratified Sampling for Proportions (with B.M.). Metron 41(3-4), 1983.

Other Conference Proceedings / Reports/Abstracts

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Huda S 2007. Multistate Proportional Hazards Models For Longitudinal Data for Different Transition Types (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Kassim S and Islam MA. 2007. Examining Some Important Features Of The Generalized Estimating Equation Model For Repeated Binary Outcomes (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Noor NM, Islam MA and Ali Z. 2007. A Multistate Transition Model For Analyzing Diseases In Elderly Population (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ali Z, Noor NM, Baharum A and Islam MA. 2007. Longitudinal Data Analysis Using Markov Chain Regression (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ping HL and Islam MA. 2007. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Baharum A and Islam MA. 2007. Health And Wealth: A Statistical Analysis (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ahmad N, Noor NM and Islam MA, 2007. A Non-Parametric Multistate Approach For Analysing Longitudinal Data (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ahmad YH, Islam MA and Ahmad N. 2007. Multistate Survival Analysis On The Presence Of Diabetes Related Complications (Abstract). The Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol 14 Supplement 1.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Estimation Procedures for Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Comparison between MLE and EM Algorithm. International Conference on research and Education in Mathematics organized by UPM, Kuala Lumpur, April, 2007.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Logistic Regression Approach. International Medical and Health Congress organized by USM, Kelantan, May, 2007.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Linear Models for Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data. Presented at the IMT-GT Regional on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, Organized by USM in Penang, December 2007.

Islam MA and Chowdhury RI. Conditional and Unconditional Models for a Sequence of Transitions in Longitudinal Data. Presented at the IMT-GT Regional on Mathematics, Statistics and Applications, Organized by USM in Penang, December 2007.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Huda S. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations on Depression in Elderly. Festschrift in honor of Distinguished Professor Mir Masoom Ali. On the occasion of his retirement, May 18-19, 2007: 44-54.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI, Singh KP. A Multi-State Markov Model for Analysis of Covariate Dependences. Proceedings of the “Third International Conference on Research and Education in Mathematics”. 10th – 12th April 2007. The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Baharum A and Islam MA. A Stochastic Model for Analyzing Gross Domestic Product. Proceedings of the “Third International Conference on Research and Education in Mathematics”. 10th – 12th April 2007. The Legend Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Ping HL, Islam MA, Uda S. EM Algorithm and Analysis of Incomplete Categorical Data. Seminar Kebangsan Sain Kuantitif organized by UUM in Langkawi, December, 2006.

Chowdhury, RI; Islam, MA; Huda, S. SAS/IML for Parameters Estimation for Multistate Higher Order Covariate Dependent Markov Model. XXIII International Biometric Conference, July 16 – 21, 2006, Montréal, Canada.

Islam MA. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations. CD-ROM Publication of the Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 5-8, 2003 (http://www.hicstatistics.org/2003StatsProceedings/M.%20Islam.pdf).

Noor NM, Ali Z, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Competing Risk Analysis of Longitudinal Data on Chronic Diseases for Elderly People. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Kassim S, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. A Modified Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Baharum A. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence, Proceedings of the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003, pp. 25-33.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA. “Estimation of Parameters of a Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence Using S-Plus”. Hawaii International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 5-8, 2003.

Islam MA and Chakraborty N. Projected Contraceptive Commodity Requirements (2000-2015). Prepared for the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Arlington, Va: DELIVER/John Snow, Inc. 2002.

Chowdhury RI, Islam MA, Shah MA. “Estimation of Parameters of Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE) using S-plus”. 2000 S-PLUS International User Conference. Seattle, WA, USA, October 18-20, 2000.

Park CB, Islam MA, Chakraborty N and Kantner A. Partitioning the Effect on Infant and Child Death on Subsequent Fertility: An Exploration in Bangladesh. East West Center Papers, Population Series No. 82, East West Center, Honolulu, 1996.

Khan A, Mahtab, Islam MA. Factors Contributing to the Development of IGT or DM in Offspring of both Parents Diabetic. Presented at the 14th International Diabetes Federation Congress, June 23-28, 1991, Washington DC, Diabetes 40, 1155. (abstract).

Islam MA et al. Sex Linkage in Inheritance of Diabetes Mellitus. Presented at the 13th International Diabetes Federation Congress Held in Sydney, November 20-25, 1988. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, ELSEVIER, DRCPE 9 Supplement 1 to Volume 5, 1988. (abstract).

Islam MA. A New Method of Constructing Increment-Decrement Life Tables. Biometrics 40 (4), 1984. (abstract).

Ferdousi P, Islam MA. A Second Order Markov Chain for Analyzing Covariate Dependence pattern of Longitudinal Data with An Application to Diabetes Mellitus. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical association, Dhaka, 2001.

Ibrahim QI, Islam MA. Modeling Overdispersed Data: An Extended Quasi-likelihood Approach. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Tareq M, Islam MA. Stratification in Case-Control Study: An Empirical Investigation. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Tareq M, Islam MA. A Comparative Study on Pseudo and Maximum Likelihood Methods of Fitting Logistic Model to Case-Control Data. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Gulshan J, Islam MA. An Extension of GEE for Repeated Measures with Polytomous Responses. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Kabir ME, Islam MA. Analyzing Heterogeneous Transitions Using GEE for a Two-state Markov Model with an Application to Diabetes Mellitus. Proceedings of the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical Association, Dhaka, 2001.

Islam MA. Program Performances in Areas Served by Government and Non-Government Organizations (with N. Chakraborty and J.A. Khan). In BDHS 96-97 Special Analysis, NIPORT, MEAUSURE/DHS+ and ORC Macro International, Dhaka, 2000.

Islam MA. Population, Development and Environment: The Emerging Issues. CPD-UNFPA Program on Population and Sustainable Development, CPD Paper Series 2, Dhaka, 1999. Being included in the book ‘Demographic Dynamics in Bangladesh: Looking at the Larger Picture’.

Islam MA. Projected Contraceptive Requirements 1998-2003. FPLM and USAID, Dhaka, 1999.

A Barkat, Islam MA, and others. Strategic Directions for the Bangladesh National Family Planning Program 1995-2005. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Bangladesh, 1996.

Thwin, AA, Islam MA and others. Health and Demographic Profile of the Urban Population of Bangladesh: An Analysis of Selected Indicators. Special Research Report No. 47, ICDDR,B, 1996.

Islam MA, Al-Sabir A. Research in MCH-FP: Achievements and Challenges. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Research Priorities in Population and Reproductive Health, NIPORT, GTZ and the Population Council, 1995.

Rafiquzzaman AKM, Islam MA. Research Priorities and Achievements in MCH-FP: 1991-95. In the Proceedings of the Workshop on Research Priorities in Population and Reproductive Health, NIPORT, GTZ and the Population Council, 1995.

Musa M, Kabir A, Islam MA. Graded Vocabulary Survey on the Children of Bangladesh, 1993. Published by the National Curriculum and Textbook Board. 1993.

Hossain MF, Islam MA. Stochastic Analysis of Capture-Recapture Events. Proceedings of the One Day Seminar, Bangladesh statistical Association, May 10, 1991.

Islam MA. Comments on the Methodological Issues of Sample Vital Registration System conducted by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics. Published in the Proceedings of the National Seminar on Recent Trends of Fertility in Bangladesh, PDEU, Planning Commission, Dhaka, June 11-13, 1987.

Islam MA, et al. Duration of Contraceptive Use in Bangladesh. In Secondary Analysis of Bangladesh Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1985, Mitra and Associates, Dhaka, 1988.

Islam MA, et al. Determinants of Acceptance, Continuation and Termination of Family Planning Methods. In Secondary Analysis of Bangladesh Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1985, Mitra and Associates, Dhaka, 1988.

Shuaib M, Islam MA. Characteristics of Breast feeding Duration in Bangladesh. In Secondary Analysis of Bangladesh Contraceptive Prevalence Survey 1985, Mitra and Associates, Dhaka, 1988.

Papers Presented at Conferences/ Seminars

Sirdari MZ and Islam MA. Tests on Stationarity and Order of a Higher Order Markov Chain. Paper presented at the 5th Asian Mathematical Conference Held in Kuala Lumpur, June 22-26, 2009.

Ping HL and Islam MA. Analyzing Incomplete Categorical Data: A Comparison between Iterative Maximum Likelihood and EM Algorithm. Paper presented at the 5th Asian Mathematical Conference Held in Kuala Lumpur, June 22-26, 2009.

Islam MA and Sultan K. Presented a paper on the Estimation and Tests for Longitudinal Regression Model Based on Markov Chain in the Seminar Series of the Department of Statistics and OR, King Saud University, Riyadh, May 23, 2004.

Islam MA. Presented a paper on the Survival Models for Analyzing Longitudinal Data in the Seminar Series of the Department of Statistics and OR, King Saud University, Riyadh, January 4, 2004.

Islam MA. Presented a paper in the Conference on Integrating Technology in Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, April 14-15, 2003.

Islam MA. A Multistage Model for Analyzing Repeated Observations. Paper presented on my behalf at the Hawaii International Conference on Statistics and Related Fields, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 5-8, 2003.

Islam MA. Presented a Paper on Writing Scientific Papers: Some Important Issues in the seminar Series at the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI and Baharum A. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. A Higher Order Markov Model for Analyzing Covariate Dependence. Paper Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Noor NM, Ali Z, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Competing Risk Analysis of Longitudinal Data on Chronic Diseases for Elderly People. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Kassim S, Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. A Modified Generalized Estimating Equation Model for Repeated Binary Outcomes. Presented at the National Conference of Management Science and Operations Research, Melaka, Malaysia, 24-25 June, 2003.

Islam MA. Survival Models for Analyzing Longitudinal Data: A Proposed Model for Multistage Analysis. Paper Presented in the Seminar Series of the School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2003.

Islam MA, Chowdhury RI. Limitations of Generalized Estimating Equations: Preliminary Checks for Correct Application to Binary Data. Joint Meetings of the International Biometric Society and the Indian Society for Medical Statistics, Lucknow, India, 2001.

Islam MA. Recent Developments in Longitudinal Data Analysis. Paper Presented at the Seventh National Statistical Conference on Statistics in the New Millenium, Bangladesh Statistical association, Dhaka, 2001.

Islam MA, et al. Examining the Diagnostic Criteria for Diabetes Mellitus: Relationship between Fasting and Two-hour Plasma Glucose Values. Paper presented at the 15th International Diabetes Federation Congress, Kobe, November 6-11, 1994.

Mahtab H, Islam MA and Others Risk Factors of Stillbirth and Spontaneous Abortion among Diabetics Registered at BIRDEM. Paper presented at the 15th International Diabetes Federation Congress, Kobe, November 6-11, 1994.

Islam MA. Survival Models for Longitudinal Data Analysis. Invited paper presented at the conference on Biomathematics, Biostatistics and Biophysics, Organized by RCMPS, Chittagong University, Chittagong, 1994.

Islam MA. Multistate Hazards Model. Presented at the 222nd Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 22-25, 1992.

Islam MA and Menken J. Multistate Analysis of Contraceptive Use Dynamics. Presented at the Annual Meeting of PAA, Denver, Colorado, April 30-May 2, 1992.

Frankenberg E, Islam MA. Contraceptive Use Dynamics in Bangladesh: Adoption and Continuation of Method Use. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington DC, March 1991.

Islam MA and Menken J. Multistate Life Tables for Contraceptive Use Dynamics (with Jane Menken). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington DC, March 1991.

Islam MA. Nonparametric Estimation of Multistate Survivor Functions for Censored Data. Paper presented at the Workshop on Survival Analysis held in Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 23-28, 1991.

Islam MA. Multistate Survival Models with Covariates. Paper presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics held in Atlanta, Georgia, August 19-22, 1991.

Khan A, Mahtab, Islam MA. Factors Contributing to the Development of IGT or DM in Offspring of both Parents Diabetic. Presented at the 14th International Diabetes Federation Congress, June 23-28, 1991, Washington DC, Diabetes 40, 1155.

Islam MA et al. Sex Linkage in Inheritance of Diabetes Mellitus. Presented at the 13th International Diabetes Federation Congress Held in Sydney, November 20-25, 1988.

Book Review

Latent Variable Models and Factor Analysis, 2nd Edition, D.J. Bartholomew and M. Knott. Journal of Statistical Research, 34(1), 2000.

Research Grants

HEQEP Project on Covariate Dependent Models for Correlated Outcomes in Longitudinal Data Analysis, 2014, funded by UGC-World Bank.

KACST project on Long Term Comprehensive National Plan for Science, Technology and Innovation, Predicting Outcomes Using Dependence Models in Repeated Measures, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, 2012. (1 million Saudi Riyal).

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) for conducting study on Some

Fundamental Issues Concerning Longitudinal Models: Theory and Applications,

Science Malaysia, 2007.

Short Term Grant on A Transition Model for Autoregressive Process, University

Science Malaysia, 2007.

Short Term Grant on Repeated Measures Analysis in Operations Research, University

Sains Malaysia, 2007 (co-investigator).

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) for conducting a series of studies on

Models for Repeated Measures: Some Theoretical Extensions, University of Science

Malaysia, Penang, 2002.

CPD-UNFPA study on Plateauing of Fertility in Bangladesh, 2000-2001.

CPD-UNFPA study on Population Momentum and Its Impact, 2000.

CPD-UNFPA study on Population, Development and Environment: Emerging Issues, 1999.

Special Topic Analysis of the 1996-97 Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey, MACRO, USA and USAID, 1998-99.

CPD study on Management of Population Programmes, 1998

CPD study on Sustainable Population Policy, 1996.

Extended Analysis for Examining the Relationship Between Infant and Child Mortality and Fertility, East-West Center, USA, 1995-96.

Study on Oral Contraceptive Compliance KAP Baseline – Rural Bangladesh, FHI, USA and USAID, 1995-1996.

Secondary Analysis of the Needs Assessment of Primary Health Care Services in the Urban Areas Dhaka, Johns Hopkins University, USA and ICDDR,B, 1995.

CPD study on Population Policy- Thinking Ahead, 1995.

Secondary Analysis of the Contraceptive Prevalence Survey, USAID, Dhaka, 1985.

Bose Centre Grant, Dhaka University, 1989