This Year 2013-14, School of Science organized Sankhyiki on 29th and 30th November, 2013. A workshop on Data Analysis Using R software and sessions by stalwarts from the industry were the main features of Sankhyiki-2013.
Total 86 participants participated in this workshop. (50 – college students, 13 – Industry people and Academics, 23 – SOS students)
50 enthusiastic students of Statistics from various colleges of Mumbai participated in this two day workshop. These students represent some of the most forward looking, progressive colleges in Mumbai such as Mithibai College (Post Graduate students), Bhavans’ College, Ramnarain Ruia College, Ruparel College, Sathaye College and Khalsa College. 13 participants from various industries (IMRB, USV Ltd., IMS Health, Willis India, Ernst and Young etc.) also were a part of this workshop.
The program was inaugurated by Mr. Srikanth, the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fractal Analytics.
Other speakers of the day include Dr. Debjit Biswas, Vice President, Clinical Development and Head of Biostatistics & Data Management, Piramal Enterprises Ltd., Ms. Smita Tibrewal, Head – Motor Underwriting – Reliance General Insurance, Mumbai, Ms. Bhavyata Dave, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Soft Skills), NMIMS and Dr. Abhiman Das, Director, Statistical Analysis Division, Department of Statistics and Information Management, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai.
Prof. Madhvi Jardosh, Associate Professor and Prof. Aarati Kore, Assistant Professor of Department of Statistics, K. J. Somaiya College of Science and Commerce guided the students on the data analysis using R Software. Dr. Jyothi Subramanian, Biostatistician – Consultant and Research Scientist, conducted a session of advanced R.