October 3, 2016

Tasneem Imam

Tasneem Imam

Assistant Professor

Department of Agricultural Economics & Social Sciences,
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine,
Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University
Chittagong-4225, Bangladesh
Mobile: +880 171 1480721
E-mail: imam.tasneem@yahoo.com

Academic Positions

1) 2014- Assistant Professor in Statistics, Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Social Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh

2) 2011-2014: Lecturer in Statistics, Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Social Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Academic Qualifications

1) 2007-2008 M.S. from the Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2) 2003-2007 B.Sc.(Hons), Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Skill/ Competency

Advanced Biostatistics

Parametric regression models (Accelerated Failure Time Models), Semi parametric and Multiplicative Hazards regression models, Multiple modes of failure (Basic characteristics and model specification, likelihood formulations), Goodness of fit tests, Generalized Linear Models for longitudinal data(Conditional and Unconditional Logistic Regression, Poisson Regression), Marginal models (Binary responses, Log-linear models, Generalizes estimating equations), Random effect models Design and analysis of cluster-randomized trials.

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence application, Philosophy, research problems of AI and approaches to AI. Intelligent agents and environment, Good behaviour of the agent, performance measures, nature of environment, Structure of agents (Simple, Model, Goal, Utility).

 

Problem solving agents, formulating problems, Measuring problem solving performance, Uniformed searched strategies: Breadth-first search, Uniform-cost search, Depth-first search, Depth-limited search, Iterative deepening depth-first search,  Bidirectional search, Comparing uniformed search strategies.

 

Knowledge based agents, prepositional logic, syntax and semantics, Equivalence, Validity and Satisfiability, Resolution, Conjunctive Normal Form (CNF).

Representation revisited, Syntax and semantics for first-order logic, prepositional versus order logic.

 

Handling uncertain knowledge using knowledge of probability, inference using full joint distribution, Independence, Bayes' rule with its use, Bayesian networks, methods for constructing Bayesian network, Bayesian nets with continuous variables, Naive Bayes models. 

Journal Publications

1) M. A. Sayeed, C. Smallwood, T. Imam, R. Mahmud, R.B. Hasan, M. Hasan, H. Rashid, M. S. Anwer and M.A.Hoque. 2017. Assessment of Hygienic Conditions of Live Bird Markets on Avian Influenza in Chittagong Metro,Bangladesh. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 142: 7-15.(doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.04.009) (5 year Impact Factor 2.336)

2) T. Imam, M. A. Islam. 2017. Factors Influencing Caesarian Section: A Case of  Bangladesh.Journalof women's health issues & care, 6(3):1-7. (doi: 10.4172/2325-9795.1000270) (Impact Factor 0.57)

3) Sultana, T.Imam, F.M.I. Ali. 2015. Management Practices and welfare issues in commercial dairy farms in Chittagong. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 3(1&2):35-42 (doi: http://www.cvasu.ac.bd/journal/userlist)

4) Sultana, T.Imam, M.R. Begum, A.Rahman, SKMA Islam. 2015. A Study of welfare issue of commercial dairy farm owners and employees in Chittagong. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 3(1&2):43-48 (doi: http://www.cvasu.ac.bd/journal/userlist)

5) T. Imam.2014. Migration & Status Achievement among the Slum Dwellers in aMetropolitan City, Bangladesh. The National University Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Business Studies, 1(1):95-103. (doi:http://www.nu.edu.bd/htmlcontainer/uploads/journal/08.%20Reviewed_migrati  o n%20_95-103_.pdf)

6) A. Rahman, Imam.2013. Students’ attitudes towards English: the case of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 2(1&2):1-7 (doi: http://www.cvasu.ac.bd/journal/userlist)

7) T.Imam. 2012. Diabetic Prevalence in Bangladesh: The Role of Some Associated Demographic and Socio-economic Characteristics. International Journal of Advancements in Research & Technology, 1(7):61-71.

(doihttp://www.ijoart.org/docs/Diabetic-Prevalence-in-Bangladesh-The-Role-of-Some-Associated-Demographic-and-Socio-economic-Characteristics.pdf)

8) T. Imam, M.B. Hossain. 2012. Diabetes Prevalence: A Comparison Between Urban and Rural Areas of Bangladesh. International Research Journal of Applied Life Sciences, 1(4):114-126. (doi: http://www.setscholars.org/index.php/irjals/article/view/274/143)

9) H.A. Mohammad, S.Rana, J.U. Ahmed, T. Imam, N. Akter, J. Begum. 2012. Economic Analysis of Goat Rearing under Moderate and Ultra Poor Household Level in Rural Areas of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology,10(1): 105-108.

10) A.F.I. Ali, T.Imam.2010.Hindu-Muslim Barber in a Metropolitan City of Bangladesh-A Sociological Profile. Green University Review, ISSN 2218-5283, 2(1):48-72.

Books

1) Imam T. 2017. Hindu Sweeper Community In Urban Bangladesh_ Socioeconomic Status, Family Structure, Reproductive Health Behavior and Social Inter-actional Pattern. International Center for Education Counseling, Research &Publication, (Accepted for Publication).

Projects (As a Statistical Collaborator)

Project : Controlling and monitoring emerging zoonoses in the poultry farming and trading system in Bangladesh: an interplay between pathogens, people, policy BBSRC UK funded project (Project reference BB/L018993/1)

Start Date: September 2014.

Student Supervision

MSc- 1 (As Co-supervisor)

DVM- 12 (As Supervisor)

Course Taken

1) Biostatistics I (BST 101, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2011-

2) Biostatistics II (BST 102, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2011-

3) Statistics (STA 201, Faculty of Fisheries), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2011-

4) Statistics (STC 401, Faculty of Food Science & Technology, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2013-

5) Biostatistics (BST 202, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2015-

6) Applied Biostatistics (MS in Dairy Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2011-

7) Applied Biostatistics (MS in Poultry Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2011-

8) Advanced Biostatistics I (MS in Animal Science & Nutrition, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2011-

9) Statistics with computing (MS in Epidemiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2014-

10) Advanced Statistical Methods in Epidemiology(MS in Epidemiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine), Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh. 2014-

Attended Conferences & Seminar

1) The 1st Annual DVM Conference, 2016 Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh

2) The 13th Annual Scientific Conference (ASCON-XIII), 2016 Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh

3) The 12th Annual Scientific Conference (ASCON-XII), 2015 Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh

4) The 11th Annual Scientific Conference (ASCON-XI), 2014 Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh

5) The 10th Annual Scientific Conference (ASCON-X), 2013 Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh

6) The 9th Annual Scientific Conference (ASCON-IX), 2012 Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU), Bangladesh

Academic Achievements

1) Board Scholarship (Merit Scholarship) for the result of S.S.C.

2) Board Scholarship (Merit Scholarship) for the result of H.S.C.

3) City Mayor Scholarship (Merit Scholarship) for the result of S.S.C.

4) Award for the result in S.S.C from Rotary Club of Metropolitan & Rotary Club of Islamabad, RI District 3280.

5) Rokeya Hall (Dhaka University) Scholarship for the result of H.S.C.

Workshop & Training Courses Attended

1) SPSS for professionals, Researchers and Students, September- October,2009, Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2) Teaching Techniques and Methods of financial Management, 22-29 February, 2012, Poultry Research and Training Centre, CVASU, Bangladesh

3) 14th Foundation Training for University Teachers, 23 May-22 June, 2014,Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

Administrative Experiences

Assistant Provost, Bangamata Fazilatunnesa Hall (Girls hostel), Chittagong Veterinary & Animal Sciences University,2015-till to-date.

Professional Memberships

1) Elected Joint Secretary: Teachers’ Association Executive Committee, 2017-2018, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.

2) Cultural Secretary, Teacher’s Forum 2015-2016,Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.

3) Organizing Secretary, Teacher’s Forum 2014-2015,Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.

4) Elected Member: Teachers’ Association Executive Committee, 2014-2015, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.

5) Elected Member: Teachers’ Association Executive Committee, 2012-2013, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh.

6) Life Member: Dhaka University Alumni Association, Bangladesh.

7) Life Member: Bangabandhu Agriculturist Association (Bongobundhu Krishibid Institution), Bangladesh.

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