Prajamitra Bhuyan is a Research Associate in Statistics Section of the Imperial College London. He is engaged with data-centric engineering programme at the Alan Turing Institute. Prior to taking research associateship at the Imperial College, he held a National Postdoctoral Fellowship in India. He obtained PhD degree in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute. He has several years of industry experience as a Data Scientist in the Analytics sector providing training and business solutions to global clients across industry verticals.
His primary research interests lie broadly in statistical methodology and computational statistics motivated by real-life challenges arising from complex systems. In particular, his doctoral work deals with computational and inferential issues in time-dependent stress-strength interference. In postdoctoral research, he worked on modeling and analysis of incomplete longitudinal data with missingness and zero-inflation. He is currently working in causal inference and its application in transport networks. He is also engaged in cross-disciplinary work, focusing on data-analytic settings in sports and environmental sciences.
Achievements and awards
- M. N. Murthy Memorial Prize: 2017-2018, awarded by the Indian Statistical Institute for outstanding thesis in Applied Statistics
- National Postdoctoral Fellowship: 2017, awarded by the Science and Engineering Research Board, Government of India