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Employment
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Research Papers

CURRICULUM VITAE
Kamta Rai

Office Phone: (909) 869-3495

 

EDUCATION:

:

B.S.

University of Lucknow, India, 1963
Statistics, Mathematics, Physics

M.S.

University of Lucknow, India, 1965
Mathematical Statistics

M.S.

 
McMasterUniversity. Canada. 1973
Statistics

Ph.D.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, U.S.A., 1978
Title of Dissertation: "Generalized Multihit Dose-Response Model for Low-Dose Extrapolation"
Major: Statistics
Minor: Computer Science

 

EMPLOYMENT


1985-Present

Professor, Department of Mathematics,
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Summer, 1985

Visiting Professor, Division of Biostatistics,
School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York

1981-85

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics,
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

1981-82

Visiting Associate Statistician, Applied Mathematics Department,
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York (on leave from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Summer, 1982, 83, 84

Visiting Associate Professor,
Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health,
Columbia University, New York

1979-81

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics,
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Summer, 1980

Research Collaborator, Applied Mathematics Department,
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York

1979-80

 

Statistical Consultant, The Rand Corporation.
Santa Monica, California

1978-1979

Lecturer, Department of Mathematics
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

1977-78

Associate in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics
University of California, Davis

1973-77

Teaching/Research Assistant, Department of Statistics,
University of Wisconsin, Madison

1972-73

Teaching Assistant, Department of Applied Mathematics,
McMaster University, Canada

1965-72

Assistant Professor, Statistics Section,
Department of Mathematics, Banaras Hindu University, India
HONORS AND AWARDS:  

1961-65

University Scholarship, University of Lucknow, India

1965

Dr. V. S. Huzurbazar Prize for obtaining First Position in M.S. Examination

1972-73

Teaching Assistantship and Research Scholarship,
Department of Applied Mathematics, McMaster University, Canada

1973-77

Teaching/Research Assistantship, Department of Statistics,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, U.S.A.

1988

Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise (MPPP) Award,
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, U.S.A.
EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE:

 

Associate Editor. Cal Poly Scholar. 1989-1992.

Refereed research articles for:

A. The Journal of Statistics and Probability Letters
B. Biometrics
C.
The Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, series C

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: 1. Two years of experience of analyzing various sets of toxic-response data for the Food Safety Council. The report of this analysis has appeared in Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Volume 2. Supplement 2, December 1978.
  2. Several years of experience of FORTRAN programming, BMDP, MINITAB, SCSS, SPSS, SAS.
  3. Several years of experience of statistical consulting.

FIELD OF INTEREST:

Biostatistics, Bioassay models and low-dose extrapolation. Survival Analysis, Linear and
nonlinear regression analysis, Time-Series analysis. Sampling Techniques, Statistical
computing.

RESEARCH PAPERS:

1. "A New Statistic for Testing Exponentiality." Communications in Statistics. 3(5),
485-493, 1974. (With M. L. Tiku and E. Mead).

2. "A Comparison of Three Dose-Response Models for Extrapolation." Presented at the
conference on Cancer Prevention Quantitative Aspects sponsored by NCI at Reston,
Virginia, September 25-28,1978. (With J. Cornfield and J. Van Ryzin).

3. "Risk Assessment of Toxic Environmental Substances Using a Generalized Multihit
Dose-response Model." Energy and Health. N. E. Breslow and A. S. Whittemore
(Eds.), SIAM Publications, Philadelphia, 99-117, 1979. (With J. Van Ryzin).

4. "MULTIHTT: A Computer Program for Risk Assessment of Toxic Substances." Rand
Publication N-1261, The Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1979. (With J.
Van Ryzin).

5. "Shrinkage Estimation in Nonparametric Bayesian Survival Analysis." American

Statistical Association. Proceedings of the Social Statistics Section, 96-99, 1979. (With
V. Susaria and J. Van Ryzin).

6. "Procedures for Assessing Risk at Low Levels of Exposure." Archives of Toxicology.
Supplement 3: Quantitative Aspects of Risk Assessment in Chemical Carcinogens.
295-303, 1980. (With J. Cornfield and J. Van Ryzin).

7. "The Use of Quantal Response Data to Make Predictions." The Scientific Basis of
Toxicity Assessment. H. R. Witischi (Ed.), Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press,
273-290, 1980. (With J. Van Ryzin).

8. "MULTI80: A Computer Program for Risk Assessment of Toxic Substances." Rand
Publication. N-1512, The Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1980. (With J.
Van Ryzin).

9. "Shrinkage Estimation in Nonparametric Bayesian Survival Analysis: A Simulation
Study." Communications in Statistics. Part B-Simulation and Computation. 9(3),
271-298, 1980. (With V. Sursaria and J. Van Ryzin).

10. "A Generalized Multihit Dose-Response Model for Low-Dose Extrapolation."
Biometrics. 37, 341-352, 1981. (With J. Van Ryzin).

11. "A Dose-Response Model for Bivariate Toxic Response Data." Environmetrics 81 -
Summaries of Conference Presentation, 8-9, 1981. (With J. Van Ryzin).

12. "A Note on a Multivariate Version of Rolle's Theorem and Uniqueness of Maximum
Likelihood Root." Communications in Statistics. Part A - Theory and Methods. 11(13),
1505-1510, 1982. (With J. Van Ryzin).

13. "On the Use of the Gamma Multihit Model for Low-Dose Extrapolation." Technical
Report No. B29. Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Columbia
University, New York, August 1983. (With J. Van Ryzin).

14. "A Dose-Response Model Incorporating Michaelis-Menten Kinetics." Biopharmaceutical
Section Proceedings of the American Statistical Association. 59-64, 1984. (With J. Van
Kyzin).

15. "Multihit Models for Bivariate Quantal Responses." Statistics and Decisions. 2, 111-
129, 1984. (With J. Van Ryzin).

16. "A Dose-Response Model for Teratological Experiments Involving Quantal Responses."
Biometrics. 41, 1-9, 1985. (With J. Van Ryzin).

17. "A Dose-Response Model Incorporating Nonlinear Kinetics." Biometrics. 43, 95-105,
1987; (With J. Van Ryzin).

18. "Response to Reader Reaction: Dose-Response Model for Teratological Experiments."
Biometrics. 43, 1016, 1987.

19. "Design Effect on Trend Test and Efficiency of Estimated Shape Parameter of Dose
Response Model." The Cal Poly Scholar. 1, 122-129, 1988.

20. "Logistic Regression for Quantal Response Data in Teratological Experiments." In
preparation.

21. "Distribution of the Number of Successes in Bernoulli Trials with Dependence." In
preparation.

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