Head of the DepartmentB.Sc. (Hons.) in Statistics, University of Dhaka
M.Sc. (Thesis) in Statistics, University of Dhaka
Mohammad Arif Sattar
Research & Awards
He did his M.Sc in Statistics from the Department of Statistics, University of Dhaka. Currently Mr. Sattar is serving as Associate Professor of Statistics at WUB. He is also Additional Director, Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the university. He is listed as a Quality Expert (Bangladesh Panel), approved by the UGC and the World Bank. He has been working as Data Manager-cum-Statistician since 1999 in different international sponsored projects related to fertility, mortality, health and nutrition and population projection. He has served as a Co-ordinator and/ Trainer of Research Methodology and SPSS Training Programs organized by COE, WUB, GUS, FREPD, Disaster Management DU, IQAC-WUB etc. with financial and technical assistance from NIPORT and other GO/NGOs. He also served as an associate team leader in various projects sponsored by NIPORT, BMRC, MOIST, SSRC etc. He worked as Director, Database Management of many projects sponsored by NIPORT. During this period he has acquired excellent skill and knowledge on different computer softwares and packages related to database design, data management, statistical procedures, data analysis and report and his skill in use of microcomputer in respect of statistical modeling is excellent. He attended many training programs (Profesional Development, Quality Assurance in Higher Education, Curriculum, and Teaching Pedagogy, Assessment, Peer Review etc.) at home and abroad. He also participated in many seminars and conferences both home and abroad. His research papers and publications published in national and international journals in the related field have exceeded 40.
Life Member: Bangladesh Statistical Association (BSA), Dhaka University Statistics Department Alumni Association (DUSDAA), Foundation for Research on Education Planning and Development (FREPD)