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Our researchers produce innovations that keep our economic and social statistics efficient and relevant. Census researchers engage in challenging and rewarding work in a wide variety of fields. Researchers present their findings in working papers, publications, and reports, and in contributions at professional meetings.


 
Bimal Sinha 
Principal Researcher, Research Mathematical Statistician 
Center for Statistical Research and Methodology 

Contact Information

  • 301-763-4890  
  • bimal.sinha@census.gov  

Fields of Interest

  • Multivariate Analysis, Mixed Linear Models  
  • Decision Theory, Robustness  
  • Statistical Inference (Frequentist and Bayesian)  
  • Environmental Statistics, Meta-Analysis, Disclosure Avoidance Methods  

Education

  • Ph.D., Statistics, Calcutta University, 1973  
  • M.S., Statistics, Calcutta University, 1967  
  • B.Sc., Statistics, Calcutta University, 1965  

Professional Experience

  • Principal Researcher, Research Mathematical Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau, 2008-Present  
  • Professor of Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UMBC, 1985-Present  
  • Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, 1981-1985  
  • Senior Lecturer, Indian Statistical Institute, 1971-1978  
  • Visiting Scientist, University of Montreal, 1979-1980  

Selected Publications

  • Klein, M., J. Zylstra, and Bimal Sinha. Forthcoming. "Finite Sample Inference for Multiply Imputed Synthetic Data under a Multiple Linear Regression Model." Calcutta Statistical Association Bulletin.
  • Klein, M., R. Moura, and Bimal Sinha. Forthcoming. "Multivariate Normal Inference Based on Singly Imputed Synthetic Data under Plug-In Sampling." Sankhya.
  • Moura, R., M. Klein, C.A. Coelho, and Bimal Sinha. 2017. "Inference for Multivariate Regression Model Based On Synthetic Data Generated Under Fixed-Posterior Predictive Sampling: Comparison With Plug-in Sampling." REVSTAT –Statistical Journal, 15(2): 155-186.
  • Klein, Martin and Bimal Sinha. 2016. "Likelihood Based Finite Sample Inference for Singly Imputed Synthetic Data under the Multivariate Normal and Muliple Linear Regression Models." Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 7, 43-98.
  • Klein, Martin and Bimal Sinha. 2015. "Inference for Singly Imputed Synthetic Data Based on Posterior Predictive Sampling under Multivariate Normal and Multiple Linear Regression Models." Sankhya B: The Indian Journal of Statistics, 77-B, 293-311.
  • Sinha, Bimal and Martin Klein. 2015. "Likelihood-based Inference for Synthetic Data Based on a Normal Model." Statistics and Probability Letters, 105, 168-175.
  • Klein, Martin, Thomas Mathew, and Bimal Sinha. 2014. "Noise Multiplication for Statistical Disclosure Control of Extreme Values in Log-Normal Regression Samples." Journal of Privacy and Confidentiality, 6, 77-125.
  • Klein, Martin and Bimal Sinha. 2013. "Statistical Analysis of Noise Multiplied Data Using Multiple Imputation." Journal of Official Statistics, 29, 425-465.
  • Nayak, Tapan, Bimal Sinha, and Laura Zayatz. 2011. "Statistical Properties of Multiplicative Noise Masking for Confidentiality Protection." Journal of Official Statistics, 27, 527-544.
  • Gupta, A. Das and Bimal Sinha. 1999. "A New General Interpretation of the Stein Estimate and How it Adapts: Applications." Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 247-268.
  • Mathew, Thomas, A. Niyogi, and Bimal Sinha. 1994. "Improved Nonnegative Estimation of Variance Components in Balanced Multivariate Mixed Models." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 51, 83-101.
  • Mathew, Thomas, Bimal Sinha, and L. Zhou. 1993. "Some Statistical Procedures for Combining Independent Tests." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 88, 912-919.
  • Mathew, Thomas and Bimal Sinha. 1992. "Exact and Optimum Tests in Unbalanced Split-plot Designs under Mixed and Random Models." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 87, 192-200.
  • Mathew, Thomas, Bimal Sinha, and B. Sutradhar. 1992. "Nonnegative Estimation of Variance Components in Unbalanced Mixed Models with Two Variance Components." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 42, 77-101.
  • Mathew, Thomas and Bimal Sinha. 1991. "Towards an Optimum Test for Non-addivity in Tukey's Model." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 36, 68-94.
  • Mathew, Thomas and Bimal Sinha. 1988. "Optimum Tests for Fixed Effects and Variance Components in Balanced Models." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 83, 133-135.
  • Mathew, Thomas and Bimal Sinha. 1988. "Optimum Tests in Unbalanced Two-way Models without Interaction." Annals of Statistics, 16, 1727-1740.
  • Ghosh, M. and Bimal Sinha. 1988. "Empirical and Hierarchical Bayes Competitors of Preliminary Test Estimators in Two Sample Problems." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 27, 206-227.
  • Das, Rita and Bimal Sinha. 1986. "Detection of Outliers with Dispersion Slippage in Elliptically Contoured Distributions." Annals of Statistics, 14, 1619-1624.
  • Gupta, A. Das and Bimal Sinha. 1986. "Estimation in the Multiparameter Exponential Family: Admissibility and Inadmissibility Results." Statistics and Decisions, 4, 101-130.
  • Kariya, T. and Bimal Sinha. 1985. "Nonnull and Optimality Robustness of Some Multivariate Tests." Annals of Statistics, 13, 1182-1197.
  • Sinha, Bimal. 1984. "Detection of Multivariate Outliers in Elliptically Contoured Distributions." Annals of Statistics, 12, 1558-1565.
  • Sinha, Bimal and S.K. Sarkar. 1984. "Invariant Confidence Sequences for Some Parameters in a General Linear Regression Model." Annals of Statistics, 12, 301-310.
  • Ghosh, J.K. and Bimal Sinha. 1981. "A Necessary and Sufficient Condition for Second Order Admissibility with Applications to Berkson's Problem." Annals of Statistics, 9, 1334-1338.
  • Ghosh, J.K., Bimal Sinha, and H.S. Wieand. 1980. "Second Order Efficiency of the MLE wrt Any Bounded Bowl-shaped Loss Function ." Annals of Statistics, 8, 506-521.
  • Ghosh, M. and Bimal Sinha. 1980. "On the Robustness of Least Squares Procedures in Regression Models." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 10, 332-342.
  • Sinha, Bimal and H.S. Wieand. 1979. "Union Intersection Test for the Mean Vector when the Covariance Matrix is Totally Reducible." Journal of the American Statistical Association, 74, 340-343.
  • Ghosh, J.K., Bikas K. Sinha, and Bimal Sinha. 1977. "Multivariate Power Series Distributions and Neyman's Properties for Multinomial." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 7, 397-408.
  • Sinha, Bimal and H.S. Wieand. 1977. "Multivariate Nonparametric Tests for Independence." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 7, 272-283.
  • Sinha, Bimal. 1976. "On Improved Estimators of the Generalized Variance." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 6, 617-625.
  • Ghosh, M., Bimal Sinha, and N. Mukhopadhyay. 1976. "Multivariate Sequential Point Estimation." Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 6, 281-294.



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