I had Training in Statistics, did research in pure mathematics and mathematical economics and I am now the chair of department of computer information systems at Indiana University Northwest. I am interested in algorithms, data analysis and software development
Published scientific papers under the name: K.P.S. Bhaskara Rao
- Ph. D., Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India. 1974
- Masters in Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India, 1968
Academic and administrative positions:
- Chair and Professor, Department of Computer Information Systems, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN August 2012 – present
- Chairperson, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, July 2005 – August 2008.
- Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, 1985 – September 2001.
- Associate Professor, Indian Statistical Institute, 1979 – 1985.
- Senior Lecturer, Indian Statistical Institute, 1974 – 1979.
- John Hasbrook Van Vleck Visiting Professor of Mathematics Wesleyan University, CT: September '96 - December '96, January '94 -June '94 and August '89 - June 91.
- Visiting Professor, University of Naples, Naples, Italy: October '81 - December '81, September '98 - November '98, November '95 - December' 95, June '93 - July '93, April '89 - June '89 and June 2002
- Visiting Professor, Department of Statistics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, January 2001 – March 2001
- Visiting professor, University of Brunei, Brunei: January '88 - June '88
- Visiting Professor, University of Lecce, Lecce, Italy, May '93 - June '93, May '87 - July '87, May '80 - July '80.
- Research Scientist, Division of Mathematics and Statistics, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia, September '75 - August '76
International Invited Talks
- Delivered De Finetti Risk Seminar at University of Bocconi, Milan, Italy, February 14, 2017.
- Keynote speaker at Second International Conference in Computer Science, June 21, 2013, Lucknow, India
- Delivered the Central College Mathematical Society Valedictory address, Bangalore, India
- Delivered the First Professor S. Suryanarayana Iyer endowment lecture, Tiruchirappalli, India
- Invited Speaker for the CARTEMI, Measure Theory International Conference in Italy; 1992, 1994, 1996 and 1998.
- Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
- Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta and Bangalore
- Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
- Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
- Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
- Southwestern College, Winfield, KS
- University of Naples, Naples, Italy
- University of Lecce, Lecce, Italy
- University of Brunei, Brunei
- NSF IN LSAMP (2016): Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation a multi campus proposal lead by IUPUI, I am the PI at IUN for this grant. The grant is for $ 4,893,708. IUN part of this grant is $472,352.
- NSF S-STEM (2015) I am the PI for this grant. Kristin Huyskens, Vesna Kilibarda, Michael LaPointe, and Dan Kelley are the co-PIs. Project name: AIMS (Advancing Indiana Math and Science), August 2014. Amount: $618,311.
Other professional experiences:
- Ph. D. Thesis advisor for Manjunatha Prasad, Indian Statistical Institute, (1992)
- Ph. D. Thesis: external examiner, Madurai Kamaraj University, India
- External reviewer for promotion to Professorship for Wesleyan University
- External reviewer for Habilitationes for University of Essen
- External reviewer for Laurea, University of Naples
- External expert, Gulbarga University, India