Nazim Khan

Dr, BE BSc PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M019), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 2.07, Mathematics Building

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 42 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20052017
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Personal profile

Biography

Nazim was born in Suva, Fiji. Once he had completed his early studies in Fiji, he came on a Commonwealth scholarship to UWA to study Electrical Engineering in 1976. Nazim later returned to Fiji in 1980 to work as a lecturer at the Fiji Institute of Technology. He returned to Perth and took up a position as Tutor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, here at UWA from 1986-1989 and also completed a BSc (hons) in Mathematics and Statistics. Nazim then completed his PhD in statistics in 2004. He has worked in several universities in Brisbane between 2002 and 2003 before returning to UWA in 2004 as Consultant/Lecturer.

Nazim is very active in statistical consulting and has delivered several short courses in statistics to various research groups and postgraduate students.

When Nazim isn’t working, he enjoys chess, martial arts and squash.

Roles and responsibilities

Honours co-coordinator (2009), Co-chair of school Outreach Committee, Member of Faculty Wise committee, Faculty Board member (2007), Chair and convenor of school Expo committee, School TLC.
Run a programme on achieving excellence.

Future research

Fitting models to ion channel data using linear modeling techniques and time series methods

Funding overview

Mr Kevin Murray, Associate Professor Martin Hazelton, Dr Nazim Khan 2005, 'RFT521205 - Statistical Analysis of Building Relocation Service Costs', Department of Housing and Works, Government of Western Australia, Funds Approved: $4,400.00. RFCD

Previous positions

Consultant Statistician, School Faculty of Biological and Life Sciences, UQ (2003),
Research Associate for Professor Geoff McLachlan, School of Mathematics, UQ (2002-2003),
Lecturer, Griffith University (2002-2003),
Lecturer, Graduate School of Business, QUT (2002-2003),
Tutor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, UWA (1986-1989),
Lecturer, Fiji Institute of Technology, Fiji (1981-1983),
Deputy Principal, Currie Hall (1990-2002, 2004-2007)

Current projects

Standard errors for parameter estimates within the EM algorithm
Analysis of water structure in the presence of acceptor ions

Teaching overview

Business Statistics, Applied Statistics, Statistics unit for MBA

Research

Probability and Stochastic Processes,
stochastic modelling,
Hidden Markov Models,
the EM algorigthm,
MCMC,
Computational methods in Statistics,
Experimental Design,
Applications in Engineering and Life Sciences,
Modelling and analysis of ion channel data

Languages

Fluent in written and oral English
Urdu
Hindi

Keywords

  • Computational Methods
  • Hidden Markov models
  • Stochastic modelling
  • Ion channel modelling and analysis
  • Applied statistics
  • Biometrics
  • Computational statistics
  • Finite mixture models
  • Multilevel modelling
  • Markov process
  • Statistical clustering
  • Survival analysis
  • Mathematics and statistics education
  • Statistical computing
  • Time series analysis
  • Statistics
  • Statistics and probability
  • Statistics in medicine
  • Time series modelling
  • Statistical model/variable selection

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Projects 2012 2012

Research Output 2005 2017

  • 42 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 3 Conference paper
  • 2 Book
2 Citations

Accuracy of tablet splitting and liquid measurements: an examination of who, what and how

Abu-Geras, D., Hadziomerovic, D., Leau, A., Khan, R. N., Gudka, S., Locher, C., Razaghikashani, M. & Lim, L. Y. 1 May 2017 In : Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 69, 5, p. 603-612 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tablets
Methylcellulose
Syringes
Hand
Pharmaceutical Societies
1 Citations

Cox Proportional Hazards modelling of blockage risk in vitrified clay pipes

Xie, W., Bharat, C. I., Khan, N. N., Best, A. & Hodkiewicz, M. J. 2017 In : URBAN WATER JOURNAL. 14, 7, p. 669-675

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pipe
hazard
road
clay
modeling

Effect of National Partnerships on NAPLAN

Chua, H. P., Khan, R., Humphry, S. & Hassell, R. 2017 In : Cogent Education. 4, 1273166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
literacy
school
student
performance
grammar

Who needs Statistics?

Khan, R. Dec 2016 OZCOTS 2016 : Proceedings of the 9th Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics. MacGillivray, H., Martin, M. A. & Phillips, B. (eds.). Australia: Statistical Society of Australia, p. 105-110 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Statistics
Statistical package
Statistical Analysis
Preparation
Correctness
1 Citations

Assessments: an open and closed case

Khan, N. 2015 In : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL EDUCATION IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 46, 7, p. 1061-1074

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Statistics
Closed
Education
statistics
Higher Education