Interdisciplinary Statistical Research



The Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit (ISRU) formerly Bayesian and Interdisciplinary Research Unit (BIRU) was created in 2006. The scientists of this unit are actively doing research in diverse areas of Applied and Interdisciplinary Statistics. The unit is a part of Applied Statistics Division (ASD). The present Professor-in-charge of ASD is Prof. Smarajit Bose.

The present Head of ISRU (since Decemberber 2021) is Prof. Amita Pal. The past Heads are Prof. G. M. Saha (April 2006 - January 2008) , Prof. Arun K. Adhikary (February 2008 - August 2010), Prof. Ayanendranath Basu (September 2010 - September 2012), Prof. Rita SahaRay (September 2012 - July 2014), Prof. Amita Pal (August 2014 - August 2016), Prof. Smarajit Bose (August 2016 - August 2018) , Prof Subir Kumar Bhandari (September 2018 - October 2020) and Prof Rita Saharay (October 2020 - December 2021).

The primary research areas of the scientists of the Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit (ISRU) are Robust Statistical Inference, Statistical Machine :earning, Image Processing, Bayesian Modeling and Inference, Spatio-temporal Data Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Biostatistics, Statistical Process Control, Applications of Nonparametric Regression, Design of Experiments, Probability Inequality, Multiple Hypothesis Testing, Statistical Inference, to name a few.

They are regularly involved in interdisciplinary projects, internally or externally funded, sometimes in collaboration with scientists of other units of ISI and/or other organisations.

The faculty of ISRU is also involved in various teaching and training activities. Apart from participating in the teaching of all the regular courses of the Institute, they regularly conduct teaching/training programmes like winter/summer schools, North-East Training,UGC-sponsored refresher courses and workshops.

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Interdisciplinary Statistical Research Unit,                                   033-25755054                         

Indian Statistical Institute,

R.A.Fisher Bhawan, 4th floor

203, B.T.Road, Kolkata-700108





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