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Sat Gupta

Sat Gupta

Professor
Department Head
Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Office: Petty 111, Petty 118
Phone: 3363345836
Email: sngupta@uncg.edu
Personal Website: http://www.uncg.edu/~sngupta/
Starting year at UNCG: 2004
Office Hours: T,Th 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Education

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

Teaching

Fall 2019
  • STA-382 LEC (Introduction to Sampling Methods), TR 5:00-6:15, Petty Science Building 227
  • STA-676 LEC (Sample Survey Methods), TR 5:00-6:15, Petty Science Building 227
  • MAT-799 DTS (Dissertation)
  • MAT-799 DTS (Dissertation)

Research

Member of the Research Group(s): Mathematical Biology, Statistics
Current Students: Wenhao Shou (Ph.D.), Qi Zhang (Ph.D.), Pujita Sapra (Ph.D.), Badr Aloraini (Ph.D.)
Former Students: Sundar Thapa (M.A.), Supriti Sehra (M.A.), Guanghui Lei (M.A.), Norbert Kadima (M.A.), Tanja Zatezalo (Ph.D.), Ping Wang (M.A.), Arpad Szarka (M.A.), David Suarez (M.A.), Robert Stoesen (M.A.), Nicholas Stewart (M.A.), Jeong Sep Sihm (Ph.D.), Matt Jester (M.A.), Monika Goel (M.A.)

Research Interests: Sample Surveys, Biostatistics, Time Series Forecasting

Selected Publications

  • Gupta, S., Gupta, B. and Singh, S. (2002). Estimation of the Sensitivity Level of Personal Interview Survey Questions. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 100, pp. 239-247, 2002 (with Bhisham Gupta and Sarjinder Singh)
  • 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
  • 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. 22, 4034-4042
  • Sihm, J.S., Gupta, S. (2015): A Two-Stage Binary Optional Randomized Response Model. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation, Vol. 44, No. 9, 2278 – 2296
  • Gupta, S., Khan, Z., and Shabbir, J. (2018):  Modified Systematic Sampling with Multiple Random Starts. REVSTAT., Vol. 16, No. 2, 187 – 212

Brief Biography

Dr. Gupta is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.  He 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 the University of Southern Maine for 18 years. He has earned numerous awards including the UNCG Senior Research Excellence Award and the UNCG College of Arts and Sciences Senior Teaching Excellence Award. His research interests include sampling designs, time series forecasting, and biostatistics. He has appeared as expert witness in many court cases, and is the founding editor of the Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice (http://www.springer.com/statistics/journal/42519)