Shanker has completed his Bachelor, Master and Ph.D in Statistics from
Department of Statistics, Patna University, Patna,
India. He has
more than twenty years of teaching and research experience. Presently, he is
working as Professor of Statistics, Devendra Mishra Institute of Statistics, Patna, India.
He was the founding head of Department of Statistics, College
of Science at Eritrea Institute of
technology, Asmara, Eritrea. He was also the founding
Editor-in-Chief of “Eritrean Journal of Science and Engineering (EJSE)”, a
biannual Science and Engineering Journal, published from Eritrea Institute of Technology, Eritrea.
His research interests include Distribution Theory, Modeling of Lifetime Data,
Statistical Inference, Mathematical Demography, Transportation and Assignment
Problems. He has 135 research papers published in national and international
journals of Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics and Operations research. He
has introduced several new discrete and continuous probability distributions in
Statistics for modeling lifetime data from biomedical sciences and engineering.
He is the international advisory Board members of research journals published
from India, Singapore, Turkey
and reviewers of research papers in distribution theory of many international
journals of Statistics. He has been working as international advisory committee
members of conferences/seminars in Statistics. He has delivered invited/plenary
talks in international/national conferences/seminars in Statistics and
Statistics related disciplines. He is the external examiner of Ph.D thesis in
Statistics for different universities.