Name: Prof. Dr Ijaz Hussain
Designation: Professor and Chairperson
Department: Statistics

Qualifications: PhD in Statistics (Alpen-Adria-University, Klagenfurt, Austria)
M.Phil in Applied Statistics (National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore, Pakistan)
M.Sc in Statistics (B.Z.U Multan).

Phone: +92-51 9064-2183
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Spatial Statistics, Bayesian Statistics, Regression Analysis, and Stochastic Processes

Ali, Z., Hussain, I., Faisal, M., Nazir, H. M., Abd-el Moemen, M., Hussain, T., & Shamsuddin, S. (2017). A Novel Multi-Scalar Drought Index for Monitoring Drought: the Standardized Precipitation Temperature Index. Water Resources Management, 1-13.


Ali, Z., Hussain, I., Faisal, M., Nazir, H. M., Hussain, T., Shad, M. Y., ... & Hussain Gani, S. (2017). Forecasting Drought Using Multilayer Perceptron Artificial Neural Network Model. Advances in Meteorology, 2017.


Khan, Said Arab, Ijaz Hussain, Tajammal Hussain, Muhammad Faisal, Yousaf Shad Muhammad, and Alaa Mohamd Shoukry. "Regional Frequency Analysis of Extremes Precipitation Using L-Moments and Partial L-Moments." Advances in Meteorology 2017 (2017).



Muhammad, Y. S., Hussain, I., Shoukry, A. M. (2016). Multivariate Multi-Objective Allocation in Stratified Random Sampling: A Game Theoretic Approach. PloS one, 11(12), e0167705.I.F(3.057).


Gul,S., Hussain, I., Shad, M.Y, Faisal, M., Shoukry, A.M., & Adnan, S. Nonparametric Trend Analysis of Reference Evapotranspiration for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, International Journal of Global Warming Accepted, php?jcode=ijgw I.F (1.286).


Akhtar, A., Hussain, I., Talha, M., Shakeel, M., Faisal, M., Ameen, M., & Hussain, T. (2016). Prevalence and diagnostic of head and neck cancer in Pakistan. Pak. J. Pharm. Sci, 29(5), 1839-1846.


Zahid, E., Hussain, I., Spck, G., Faisal, M., Shabbir, J., AbdEl-Salam, N. M., Hussain, T. (2016). Spatial Prediction and Optimized Sampling Design for Sodium Concentration in Groundwater. PLOS ONE, 11(9), e0161810. I.F(3.057).


Shakeel, M., ul Haq, M. A., Hussain, I., Abdulhamid, A. M., Faisal, M. (2016). Comparison of Two New Robust Parameter Estimation Methods for the Power Function Distribution. PloS one, 11(8), e0160692. I.F(3.057)


Nazir, H. M., Hussain, I., Zafar, M. I., Ali, Z., AbdEl-Salam, N. M. (2016). Classification of Drinking Water Quality Index and Identi_cation of Signi_cant Factors. Water Resources Management, 30(12), 4233-4246. I.F (2.437)


Shad, M.Y., & Hussain, I. (2015). Tradeo_ between cost and variance for a multi-objective compromise allocation in stratified random sampling, Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods, DOI:10.1080/03610926.2015.1040507 I.F(0.30)


Faisal, M., Andreas, F., Hussain, I., & Ab-del Moemen, M., (2015). Choosing Summary Statistics by Least Anlge Regression for Approximate Bayesian Computation, Journal of Applied Statistics, 43(12), 2191-2202. I.F(0.419)


Mubarak, N., Hussain, I., Faisal, M., Hussain, T., Shad, M. Y., AbdEl-Salam, N. M., & Shabbir, J. (2015). Spatial Distribution of Sulfate Concentration in Groundwater of South-Punjab, Pakistan. Water Quality, Exposure and Health, 7(4), 503-513. I.F (1.692)


Hussain, I., Mubarak, N., Shabbir, J., Hussain, T., & Faisal, M. (2015). Spatial interpolation of sulfate concentration in groundwater including covariates using Bayesian hierarchical models. Water Quality, Exposure and Health, 7(3), 339-345. I.F (1.692)


Hussain, I., Faisal, M., Shad, M. Y., Hussain, T., & Ahmed, S. (2015). Assessment of spatial models for interpolation of elevation in Pakistan. International Journal of Global Warming,

7(3), 409-422. I.F (1.286)


Hussain, I., Shakeel, M., Faisal, M., Soomro, Z. A., Hussain, M., & Hussain, T. (2014). Distribution of total dissolved solids in drinking water by means of bayesian kriging and Gaussian spatial predictive process. Water Quality, Exposure and Health, 6(4), 177-185. I.F (1.692).


Khattak, A., Ahmad, N., Hussain, I., Qazi, M. A., & Khan, S. A. (2014). Spatial distribution of salinity in shallow ground water used for crop irrigation. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 46(2), 531-537.I.F (0.658)


Abid, T., Malik, S. N., Hussain, N., Siddique, M., Mahmood, Q., Hussain, I., & Farooq, R. (2013). Electrolyte assisted sono-electrochemical decomposition of reactive red 195. Journal of Chemical Society Pakistan, 35(2), :377-384. I.F (0.276)


Faisal, M., Futschik, A., & Hussain, I. (2013). A new approach to choose acceptance cutoff for approximate Bayesian computation. Journal of Applied Statistics, 40(4), 862-869. I.F (0.42).


Hussain, I., Spck, G., Pilz, J., Faisal, M., & Yu, H. L. (2012). Spatio-Temporal Interpolation of precipitation including Covariates: during Monsoon Periods in Pakistan ", Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 28(3), 351-365. I.F (0.30).


Spoeck, G., & Hussain, I. (2012). Spatial sampling design based on convex design ideas and using external drift variables for a rainfall monitoring network in Pakistan. Statistical Methodology, 9(1), 195-210. I.F (0.604).


Hussain, I., Pilz, J., & Spoeck, G. (2011). Homogeneous climate regions in Pakistan. International Journal of Global Warming, 3(1-2), 55-66. I.F (1.286).


Hussain, I., Spoeck, G., Pilz, J., & Yu, H. L. (2010). Spatio-temporal interpolation of precipitation during monsoon periods in Pakistan. Advances in water resources, 33(8), 880-886. I.F (4.349)

1. Won a research project titled"Mapping Physical Disabilities in Humans Population of KPK Province, Pakistan" of 0.804232 million from Higher Education Commission Pakistan as principle investigator .
2. Won a research project titled"Study of spatial behavior of contamination in pure drinking water for three divisions (DG Khan, Multan and Bahawalpur) in Punjab" of 0.823171 million from Higher Education Commission Pakistan as Co-principle investigator

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