DHANAVANTHAN P. Professor

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  • Department of Statistics
  • Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences
  • pdhanavanthan55@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Statistics University of Madras 1987
2 M.Phil. Statistics University of Madras 1981
3 M.Sc. Statistics Annamalai University 1979
4 B. Sc Mathematics University of Madras 1976

Area of Specializaion

Distribution Theory, Operations Research,Applied Statistics

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Best Teacher REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2009 Nil

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Statistics Government College (Men), Kumbakonam
2 Lecturer Statistics University of Madras
3 Reader Statistics University of Madras
4 Professor Statistics University of Madras
5 Professor Statistics Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Professor Statistics Pondicherry University Distribution Theory and Applied Statistics

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 - - -

Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Exploration on consumer’s perception and buying behavior of health insurance policies in Hyderabad city Dhanavanthan and Gajalu sRIMAN Narayanan International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) Vol. 91, Issue-IS5, 190-198 2019 Nil
2 Growth modeling and factors affecting growth traits in Madras Red sheep Dhanavanthan and Ganesan Indian Journal Animal Research 49 (1) 2015; 20-25 2015 Nil
3 Near-floor short-range radio link measurements and modelling at 915/2400 MHz in indoor corridors for wireless sensor networks Dhanavanthan and Balachander International Journal of Sensor Networks Vol.17, Issue 2, pages 73-81 2015 Nil
4 Comparative Study of Linear Mixed-effects and Artificial Neural Network Models for Longitudinal Unbalanced Growth Data of Madras Red Sheep R. Ganesan, P. Dhanavanthan, C. Kiruthika, P. Kumarasamy and D. Balasubramanyam Veterinary World 7, 52 – 58 2014 0.965
5 A non-parametric test for comparing cumulative incidence functions of current status of competing risks data Sreedevi E P, Sankaran P G and Dhanavanthan P Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice 8(4), pp.743-759 2014 0.37
6 Comparative Study of Linear Mixed-effects and Artificial Neural Network Models for Longitudinal Unbalanced Growth Data of Madras Red Sheep, Dhanavanthan and Ganesan Veterinary World Vol.7, pp. 52 – 58 2014 Nil
7 A non-parametric test for comparing cumulative incidence functions of current status of competing risks data Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice , 8(4), pp.743-759 2014 Nil
8 A Non-parametric Test for Independence of Time Failure of Current Status Competing Risks Data Sreedevi E P, Sankaran P G and Dhanavanthan P Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin Vol. 64, No.255-256, 167-179 2013 -
9 Estimates of Genetic Parameters of Growth Traits in Madras Red Sheep, IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science (IOSR-JAVS) Dhanavanthan and Ganesan IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science (IOSR-JAVS) 3:5, 69-73 2013 Nil
10 A non-parametric test for independence of time to failure and cause of failure of current statues competing risks data, Calcutta Statistical Associati Dhanavanthan and Sridevi Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin Vol. 64, Nos. 255-256 2012 Nil
11 Artificial Neural Network Model as an Alternative to Nonlinear Model for Predicting Poultry Egg Production, Applications of Reliability Theory and Sur Bonfring Bonfring Publications 177-188, 2012. 2012 Nil
12 Analysis of Longitudinal Growth Data of Sheep using Mixed Models, Proceedings of International Conference on Frontiers of Statistics and its Applicati Bonfring Proceedings of International Conference on Frontiers of Statistics and its Applications 134-142 2012 Nil

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Evaluation of Artificial Neural Network Model as an Alternative to Linear Mixed Model for Longitudinal Growth Data of Pigs Ganesan R, Dhanavanthan P, Kiruthika C, Kumarasamy P, Murugan M and Jaishankar S International Journal of Clinical and Biological Sciences Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 63-75 2016 -
2 Near-floor short-range radio link measurements and modelling at 915/2400 MHz in indoor corridors for wireless sensor networks Balachander Dhanavanthan, T Rama Rao and P Dhanavanthan International Journal of Sensor Networks Vol.17, Issue 2, pages 73-81 2015 -
3 Growth modeling and factors affecting growth traits in Madras Red Sheep R. Ganesan, P. Dhanavanthan, D. Balasubramanyam, P. Kumarasamy and Kiruthika Indian Journal of Animal Research Vol. 49, No.1, 20-25 2015 -

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Bivariate Intervened Poisson Distribution in the National Conference on Recent Trends in Statistical Theory and Practice Dhanavanthan University of Madras during March 16-17, 2015 71-77 2015
2 Analysis of Longitudinal Growth Data of Sheep using Mixed Models P. Dhanavanthan, Kiruthika, R. Ganesan and P. Kumarasamy Proceedings of International Conference on Frontiers of Statistics and its Applications 134-142 2013
3 An Overview on Poisson Process and Stationery Processes Dhanavanthan National Seminar on Recent Advances in Stochastic Modeling and its Applications held at Department of Statistics, Andhra University during 10-11, February 2013. 81-84 2013
4 Artificial Neural Network Model as an Alternative to Nonlinear Model for Predicting Poultry Egg Production, R. Ganesan, P. Dhanavanthan, Kiruthika and P.V. Sreenivasaiah Applications of Reliability Theory and Survival Analysis (Proceedings of National Conference on Recent Developments in the Applications of Reliability Theory and Survival Analysis ) 177-188 2012

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Statistical Inference M. Rajagopalan and P. Dhanavanthan PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. 2012 978-81-203-4635-2
2 Statistical Inference M. Rajagopalan and P. Dhanavanthan PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd 2012 978-81-203-4635-2

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Compound Intervened Poisson distribution Johnson & Coats Univariate Discrete Distributions John Wiley and Sons 2005 978-81-203-4635-2

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Comparative Behavioural aspects of Indian consumers among the four regions and developing model UGC 1994-1997 20 lakhs 1997
2 Watershed Management of Tamil Nadu - A Socio Economic Study UGC 1991-1994 22 lakhs 1994

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2015 M.SC 2 Statistics
2 2014 M.SC 6 Statistics
3 2013 M.SC 5 Statistics
4 2012 M.SC 6 Statistics

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Gajula Satyanarayana 28-07-2017 20173149006 Insurance Management NO NO
2 J Navas 13-11-2014 Risk management NO NO
3 R. Ganesan 01-09-2010 Modeling Animal Growth Production Data: A Comparative Study of Conventional Statistical Models with Artificial Neural Network Models YES 24-09-2014 YES 23-03-2015

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 Sridevi E Post Doctoral Fellow UGC Post Doctoral Fellowship 01-07-2013 31-07-2014

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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E-Lecture Details

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Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Insurance Mathematics National Symposium on Actuarial Science and Business Analytics (NSASBA -2016) Department of Statistics, University of Madras National 14-03-2016 15-03-2016 2016
2 Bivariate Intervened Poisson Distribution National Conference on Recent Trends in Statistical Theory and Practice Department of Statistics, University of Madras National 16-03-2015 16-03-2015 2015
3 An Overview on Poisson Process and Stationery Processes National Seminar on Recent Advances in Stochastic Modeling and its Applications Department of Statistics, Andhra University National 10-02-2013 11-02-2013 2013

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 International Conference on Frontiers of Statistics and Its Applications Pondicherry University, DST, DRDO, CSIR, MOSPI Department of Statistics, Pondicherry University, 3 days International 21-12-2012 23-12-2012 2012
2 International Conference on Frontiers of Statistics and Its Applications (Chairman) Pondicherry University and Indian Society for Probability Statistics Department of Statistics Pondicherry University December 21-23, 2012 International 21-12-2012 23-12-2012 2012
3 XI Biennial Conference of the International Biometric Society on Computational Statistics and Bio-Sc Pondicherry University and International Biometric Society (Indian Region) Department of Statistics Pondicherry University March 08-09, 2012. International 08/03/2012 9/03/2012 2012
4 National Conference on Recent Developments in Applications of Reliability Theory and Survival Analys Pondicherry University and Indian Council of Medical Research Department of Statistics Pondicherry University February 02-03, 2012. National 02/03/2012 03/03/2012 2012
5 National Workshop on Geo-Statistics and Spatial Data Analysis Department of Science and Technology Department of Statistics, Pondicherry University, December 19-21, 2012 National 19/12/2012 21/12/2012 2012

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 National Workshop on Geo-Statistics and Spatial Data Analysis DST Department of Statistics, Pondicherry University, 3 days National 19-12-2012 21-12-2012 2012

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Calcutta Statistical Association Life Member 2012
2 Indian Society for Medical Statistics Life Member 1997
3 Institute of Criminological Research Education and Services Life Member 1992
4 Indian Society of Probability and Statistics Life Member 1986

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Head, Department of Statistics 2006 - 2013 All academic and administrative duties related to department and university
2 Dean (i/c), School of Engineering 2016 onwards All academic and administrative duties related to school and university
3 Dean, Ramanujan School of Mathematical Sciences 2017 onwards All academic and administrative duties related to school and university
4 Co-ordinator, UGC Innovative Program - M.Sc. Quantitative Finance 2012 onwards All academic and administrative duties related to course

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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