Santanu Chakraborty
Professor
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Phone: (956) 6652313
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.
Areas of Expertise
 Iterated Function Systems, Probability on Matrix Semigroups,
 Characterizations of Distributions
 Principal Points for Probability Distributions
 Berkson Error Models for Exposure
Education
 PhD, Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, 2002
 MS, Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, 1993
 BS, Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, 1991
Currently Teaching
 MATH 1342 05  Elementary Statistical Methods:
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 MATH 4390 09  Math Project:
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 STAT 3336 01I  Sampling:
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 MATH 6365 01I  Probability & Statistics:
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 STAT 3336 02I  Sampling:
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 MATH 6365 02I  Probability & Statistics:
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 MATH 6365 95L  Probability & Statistics:
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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 SukhatmeRenyi decomposition of exponential maxima," Atlanta, GA/Elsevier: Statistics and Probability Letters/Elsevier 110, (March 2016): 94102.
 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 θexpansions. 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, 1301, 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): 237242.
 Santanu Chakraborty, E. T. Kolkovska, and J.A. LopezMimbela. Stability of a Nonlinear equation related to a Spatiallyinhomogenious Branching Process. Progress in Probability, 2011: 2132.
 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. LopezMimbela. "Nonexplosion of a class of semilinear equations via branching particle representations," Advances in Applied Probability 40, no. 1 (2008): 250272.
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 SukhatmeRenyi 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 ArnoldVillasenor 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 StatMath, 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)
Current Courses
 MATH 1342 05  Elementary Statistical Methods:
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 MATH 4390 09  Math Project:
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 STAT 3336 01I  Sampling:
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 MATH 6365 01I  Probability & Statistics:
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 STAT 3336 02I  Sampling:
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 MATH 6365 02I  Probability & Statistics:
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 MATH 6365 95L  Probability & Statistics:
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Previous Courses

FALL 2018
 MATH 1342 05  Elementary Statistical Methods:
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 MATH 4390 09  Math Project:
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 MATH 6365 01I  Probability & Statistics:
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 MATH 6365 02I  Probability & Statistics:
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 MATH 6365 95L  Probability & Statistics:
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 STAT 3336 01I  Sampling:
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 STAT 3336 02I  Sampling:
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SUMMER II 2018
 STAT 3337 01  Probability & Statistics:
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SPRING 2018
 MATH 2318 05  Linear Algebra:
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 STAT 3301 01  Applied Statistics for SEMS:
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FALL 2017
 MATH 1343 03  Intro to Biostatistics:
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 STAT 2334 02  Applied Statistics for Health:
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 STAT 3337 01  Probability & Statistics:
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 STAT 3337 02  Probability & Statistics:
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SUMMER II 2017
 MATH 2412 01  Precalculus:
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SPRING 2017
 MATH 2414 01  Calculus II:
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 MATH 2414 01  Calculus II:
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 MATH 6381 01I  Mathematical Statistics:
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 MATH 6381 90L  Mathematical Statistics:
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 MATH 7301 03  Thesis II:
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FALL 2016
 MATH 1343 03  Intro to Biostatistics:
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 MATH 2334 02  Applied Stats for Health:
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 MATH 7301 02  Thesis II:
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