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CURRICULUM VITAE           Jyoti U. Devkota           drjdevkota@ku.edu.np
devkotajb@gmail.com

Kathmandu University, School of Sciences, Department of Natural Sciences, Mathematical Sciences Group, Nepal

Position: Professor  of  Mathematical Statistics (Since October 2013)

Formerly Head of the Department of Natural Science (Oct. 2013- April 2017)

Home addressSaraswati Tole Marg, Maharajganj, Kathmandu, Nepal. [Tel: +97714426457]

Personal Data:  Married with two children

Educational and Scientific Degrees:  Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) from University of Osnabruck, Germany – DAAD Fellowship

 Supervisor Professor Wolfgang Stadje (Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Osnabrueck, Germany).

Masters and Bachelors degree in Mathematical Statistics from Lady Shriram College, Delhi University, New Delhi, India.

Professional Interests: Interdisciplinary applications of statistics, energy statistics, mathematical demography

Visiting-professor  positions, 2007-2018: At universities in Germany, Canada, Portugal, China

Research Paper Presentation at International Conferences: Thailand, Korea, Sweden, China, Brazil, India, Netherlands

Special Assignment, March 2018- : Involved in the accreditation application process of the university as a coordinator of the team

Membership in Scientific Organizations: Nepal German Alumni Association (NEGAAS), German Alumni Association for Nepal (GAAN), Nepal Mathematical Society, Ramanujan Mathematical Society

Teaching: Variety of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses in Statistics and Mathematics. Training students for special modules namely Importance of Intellectual Property Rights, Questionnaire Design, Basic and Advanced Data Analysis, Latex, MATLAB.

Supervision of Students: A large number, with a special focus on interdisciplinary applications of statistics in energy and environment

Publications: [3 books, in English language, and more than 15 papers ]One of the books is:

Statistics Made Easy with R – A data based interdisciplinary approach with case studies and comments, Heidel Press, Kathmandu, March 2018.

 

My Book Statistics Made Easy with R Software, Kathmandu, March 2018

In an International Conference on Applied Statistics in Pattaya, Thailand.

Latest Updates

Sep. 19, 2018

My ORCHID ID - https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5293-1753

Contact

Jyoti U. Devkota, PhD

Professor of Mathematical Statistics

School of Science

Kathmandu University 

Nepal

E-Mail: drjdevkota@ku.edu.np , devkotajb@gmail.com

 

Some of my publications

List of Publications (2008 – 2017)

  1. Jyoti U. Devkota 2018: Statistics made easy, a data based interdisciplinary approach- with case studies and comments, Heidel Press, Kathmandu, Nepal, March 2018. (Book)
  2. Jyoti U. Devkota 2017: DataFan - Data data everywhere, but is this data too hot to handle? Statistician's Tips. jyotiudevkota.blogspot.com (Blog)
  3. Jyoti U. Devkota 2017: Digging Deeper Into The Data - Statistician's tips with illustrations, examples and applications. Kindle Edition. (Book)
  4. Jyoti  U. Devkota,  Kamala  Upreti,  Deepa  Gurung  2016:  Principal Components Analysis  of Socio-Economic Factors of Micro Hydro Consumers of Nepal,  Proceedings  of International Conference  on “ASIAN Community Knowledge Networks for the Economy, Society, Culture and Environmental Stability”, Page 387 - 393,   May 2016.
  5. Jyoti  U. Devkota,  Kamala  Upreti,  Deepa  Gurung  2015:  Principal Components Analysis  of Socio-Economic Factors of Renewable  Energy  Users of Countries Such as Nepal,  Proceedings  of International Conference  on Applied Statistics 2015, Page 143 - 149, July  2015.
  6. Jyoti U. Devkota, Swechhya Singh, Chanda Prajapati, Binu Hada 2014: Principle components analysis of the socioeconomic conditions of biogas users - with examples from Nepal. International Journal of Renewable Energy Research, Volume 4, No. 3, Page 655 - 664, September 2014.
  7. Jyoti  U. Devkota,  Chanda Prajapati, Swechyya  Singh,  Binu  Hada  2014:  Statistical analysis  of benefits  of renewable  energy  - examples  of biogas  consumers  of Nepal.    International Journal of Renewable  Energy Research,  Volume 4, No. 2, Page 471 - 476, June  2014.
  8. Jyoti U. Devkota,  Chanda Prajapati, Swechyya Singh, Binu Hada 2014: Multinomial  logistic regression of ben- efits of renewable  energy-examples  from biogas consumers  of Nepal, Proceedings  of International  Conference on Applied Statistics 2014, Page 206 - 213, May 2014.
  9. Jyoti U. Devkota,  Chanda Prajapati, Swechyya Singh, Binu Hada 2013: Statistical analysis  of socioeconomic variables  of biogas consumers  of Nepal.  Rentech  Symposium  Compendium, Volume 3, Page 32-35, September 2013.
  10. Jyoti U. Devkota,  Chanda Prajapati, Swechyya Singh, Binu Hada 2013: Statistical analysis  of socioeconomic variables  of biogas consumers  of Nepal.  Rentech  Symposium  Compendium, Volume 3, Page 32-35, September 2013.
  11. Jyoti  U. Devkota  2012:  Mortality and  Fertility Models for Countries with  Limited  Data-  Results  Based  on Demographic  Data  of Nepal,  India  and  Germany, Lambert Academic  Publishing, Saarbruecken, Germany, September 2012. (Book)
  12. Jyoti  U. Devkota,  Swechyya  Singh,  Binu  Hada,  Chanda Prajapat 2012:  Some preliminary results  from the data  analysis  of consumer  profile database of renewable  energy (biogas).  Rentech  Symposium  Compendium, Volume 2, Page 8 - 13, December  2012.
  13. Jyoti  U.  Devkota,  Binu  Hada,  Chanda Prajapati,  Swechya  Singh  2012:  The  importance of research  data digitization and its statistical analysis-with examples of biogas consumers  of Nepal, International Journal for Environmental Science and Development, Vol.3, no.  2, Page 103 - 108, April 2012.
  14. Jyoti  U. Devkota,  Binu Hada, Chanda Prajapati and Swechya Singh 2012: Some highlights of consumer profile database of renewable energy (biogas) and statistical analysis of some of its parameters”, Rentech  proceedings, Vol. 1, Page 1-4, March  2012.
  15. Jyoti  U. Devkota,  R.  S. Singh,  2011:  Mathematical modeling  of mortality for countries  with  limited  and defective data,  Journal of Applied Statistical Sciences, vol. 19 no1, page 24-38.
  16. Jyoti  U. Devkota,  R. S. Singh,  2010:  Deterministic and  probabilistic models with  applications to modeling fertility  data,  Journal of Applied Statistical Sciences, vol.18 no.2, page 161-176.
  17. S. M.  Dixit,  J.  Upadhyaya, et  al.,  2010:  Assessment of Aqueous  extracts of selected  nepali  high  altitude medicinal  and  aromatic herbs  as  antimicrobial agents  against  selected  gram  - negative  and  gram-positive opportunistic pathogens, Research  Journal of Biotechnology,  Vol. 5 (2), Page 37 - 42. 9.
  18. Jyoti Upadhyaya, 2008: Mathematical Analysis of Age Structured Population data,  Abstracts of Fifth National Conference on Science and Technology,  Nov.  10 - 12, 2008, Page 390. 10.
  19. Jyoti  Upadhyaya, R.P.Ghimire, Tulsi  Upadhyaya, 2008:  Finite  Buffer Non-Preemptive Priority Queue  with Heterogeneous Servers under Randomized Push out scheme, Abstracts of Fifth National  Conference on Science and Technology,  Nov.  10 - 12, 2008, Page 382.
  20. R. P.  Ghimire,  Jyoti  Upadhyaya, Tulsi  Upadhyaya, 2008:  Priority Queues  with  Balking  and  Reneging,  Ab- stracts of Fifth  National  Conference on Science and Technology,  Nov.  10 - 12, 2008, Page 383.
  21. S.M.Dixit,  J.  Upadhyaya, A. Dhakal,  P.  Dulal,  P.  Gautam, D. Malla,  A. Manandhar, S. Pandey, S. Paudel, P. Shrestha and B.M.Pokhrel , 2008 : Assessment of aqueous extracts of selected Nepali high altitude Medic- inal  and  Aromatic  herbs  as Antimicrobial agents.   Abstracts of Fifth  National  Conference  on Science and Technology,  Nov.  10 - 12, 2008, Page 183.
  22. Bhupendra Devkota,  Bhanu Bhakta Panthi, Jyoti U. Devkota,  2008: Pesticidal Activities of Mixture  of certain Botanicals  against  coffee stem Borer, Abstracts of Fifth National  Conference on Science and Technology,  Nov. 10 - 12, 2008, Page 69.
  23. Bhanu  Panthi, Bhupendra Devkota,  Jyoti  U. Devkota,  2008:  Effect of botanical pesticides  used  to  control coffee pests  on the  soil fertility  of coffee orchards.   Journal of Agriculture and  Environment, MOAC,  Vol.  9, 2008.