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Sat Gupta, Professor

Associate Head

**Office:** Petty 126 **Phone:** 334-6285 **Email address: **sngupta@uncg.edu**Personal web page:** www.uncg.edu/~sngupta/ **Office hours:** TR 10:30-11:00 and 12:30-1:30 or by appointment

#### Education

Ph.D. in Statistics, Colorado State University (1987), Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Delhi (1977)

#### Teaching

**Fall, 2013**

- STA 290-01 LEC (Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference), TR 12:30-1:45, Petty Building 303
- STA 594-01 IND (Directed Study in Statistics)
- STA 667-01 RES (Statistical Consulting)
- STA 676-01 LEC (Sample Survey Methods), TR 9:30-10:45, Sullivan Science Building 349
- STA 698-01 SEM (Project in Statistics)

**Spring, 2014**

- MAT 701-05 SEM (Graduate Seminar in Computational Mathematics)
- STA 352-01 LEC (Statistical Inference), TR 11:00-12:15, Sullivan Science Building 349
- STA 667-01 RES (Statistical Consulting)
- STA 668-01 LEC (Consulting Experience)

**Summer Session 2, 2014**

- STA 108-11D WTX (Elementary Introduction to Probability and Statistics)

#### Research Interests

Statistics, Mathematical Biology** Current Students: **Jeong Sep Sihm, Tanja Zatezalo

#### Selected Recent Publications

- Khan, Z., Shabbir, J., Gupta, S. (2013): A New Sampling Design for Systematic Sampling. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, Vol. 42, 2659-2670
- Gupta, S., Mehta, S., Shabbir, J. and Dass, B. K. (2013). Generalized scrambling in quantitative optional randomized response models, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, Vol. 42, No. 20, 1-9
- Gupta, S., Shabbir, J., Sousa, R., Corte-Real, P. (2012): Regression Estimation of the Mean of a Sensitive Variable in the Presence of Auxiliary Information. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, Vol. 41, 2394-2404
- Letvak, S, Ruhm, C. J. and Gupta, S. (2012). Nurses’ Presenteeism and its effects on Self- Reported Quality of Care and Costs. American Journal of Nursing, Vol. 112, No. 2, 30-38
- Gupta, S., Shabbir, J. and Sehra, S. (2010). Mean and Sensitivity Estimation in Optional Randomized Response Models. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 140, 2870-2874

#### Brief Bio

Dr. Gupta earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Delhi (1977) and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Colorado State University (1987). He joined the UNCG faculty in 2004 after being at University of Southern Maine for 18 years. His research studies include sampling designs, time series forecasting, and biostatistics. He is founding editor of the Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice (http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/UJSP20)