Santanu   Chakraborty

Professor  

Office: EMAGC 3.814
Phone: (956) 665-2313
Email: santanu.chakraborty@utrgv.edu

Dr. Santanu Chakraborty

Dr. Chakraborty got his PhD from Indian Statistical Institute and earned post doctoral experience from Centro De Investigacion en Matematicas. Then he joined his current affiliation in 2005 and has been here for 13 years. Currently he is a full professor from Fall 2017 onwards.





Selected Publications


  • Santanu Chakraborty. "Limit Distributions of Products of I.I.D. Random 2×2 Stochastic Matrices: an Open Problem," Contemporary Mathematics 668, (2016): 31 - 41.

  • George Yanev and Santanu Chakraborty. "A characterization of exponential distribution and the Sukhatme-Renyi decomposition of exponential maxima," Atlanta, GA/Elsevier: Statistics and Probability Letters/Elsevier 110, (March 2016): 94-102.

  • Santanu Chakraborty and Arunava Mukherjea. "Limit distributions of random walks on stochastic matrices," Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences: Mathematical Sciences 124, no. 4 (2014): 603 - 612.

  • Santanu Chakraborty. A special case of Rational θs for terminating θ-expansions. Surveys in Mathematics and its Applications, 8, 2013: 59 - 76.

  • George Yanev and Santanu Chakraborty. "Characterization of exponential distribution based on sample of size three," Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica 23, (2013): 237–244.

  • Santanu Chakraborty, Parametric Inference for a Zero Inflated Poisson Distribution and Its Variants. Department of Statistics, The University of Akron, 13-01, 2013.

  • Santanu Chakraborty and George Yanev. "Characterization of Exponential Distribution through Equidistribution Conditions for Consecutive Maxima," Journal of Statistics Applications & Probability 2, no. 3 (November 2013): 237-242.

  • Santanu Chakraborty, E. T. Kolkovska, and J.A. Lopez-Mimbela. Stability of a Non-linear equation related to a Spatially-inhomogenious Branching Process. Progress in Probability, 2011: 21-32.

  • Santanu Chakraborty and Arunava Mukherjea. "Completely simple semigroups of real dxd matrices and recurrent random walks," Contemporary Mathematics 516, no. Algebraic Methods in Statistics and Probability II. (2010): 99–108.

  • Santanu Chakraborty and J.A. Lopez-Mimbela. "Non-explosion of a class of semilinear equations via branching particle representations," Advances in Applied Probability 40, no. 1 (2008): 250-272.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Santanu Chakraborty. Internal grant proposal under Undergraduate Research Initiative, The University of Texas–Pan American, ( 2010)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. Internal grant proposal under Faculty Research Council, The University of Texas–Pan American, (October 2010)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. Internal grant proposal under Faculty Development Fund Program, The University of Texas–Pan American, $1,201.00 ( 2009)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. Internal Grant Proposal under Faculty Development Fund Program, The University of Texas Pan American, ( 2007)



Selected Presentations


  • Santanu Chakraborty, Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, and Josef Sifuentes. "High Precision Numerical Computation of Principal Points for Univariate Distributions," AMS Sectional Meeting , American Mathematical Society, Nashville, Tennessee (April 2018)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. "Limit Distributions of Products of I.I.D. 2x2 Random Stochastic Matrices: A Special Situation," AMS Sectional Meeting, American Mathematical Society, Raleigh, North Carolina (November 2016)

  • George Yanev and Santanu Chakraborty. "New characterizations of exponential distribution," 12th International Conference on Ordered Statistical Data, University of Piraeus, Greece, Athens, Greece (May 2016)

  • Santanu Chakraborty and George Yanev. "Some Recent Results on Characterization of Exponential Distribution based on Maximum Order Statistics," 9th Calcutta Triennial Conference, Calcutta Statistical Association, Calcutta, India (December 2015)

  • Santanu Chakraborty and George Yanev. "A Characterization of Exponential Distribution and the Sukhatme-Renyi Decomposition of Exponential Maxima," International Indian Statistical Association Conference , International Indian Statistical Association, Pune, India (December 2015)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. "Limit Distributions of Random Walks on Stochastic Matrices," Stochastic Processes and Applications (SPA 2015), Bernoulli Society, Oxford University, United Kingdom (July 2015)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. "Functional Logistic Regression Model," Statistics Seminar of Mathematics Department, The University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas (April 2015)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. "Generalized version of the conjectures by Arnold-Villasenor on characterization of exponential distributions," Statistics Seminar of Mathematics Department, The University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas (November 2014)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. "Limit Distributions of Random Walks on Stochastic Matrices," Seminar Series in Stat-Math, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India (June 2014)

  • Santanu Chakraborty. "Limit Distributions of Random Walks on Stochastic Matrices," Statistics Seminar of Mathematics Department, The University of Texas Pan American, Edinburg, Texas (April 2014)

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