Shuchismita Sarkar


Shuchismita (Shuchi) Sarkar

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-2958
Address: 216 Maurer Center

Shuchismita Sarkar has a Ph.D in Applied Statistics from University of Alabama. Her primary research interests are model based clustering, finite mixture model, change point estimation. Her research has been published in leading statistics and machine learning journals such as Annals of Applied Statistics, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Advances in Data Analysis and Classification, Pattern Recognition. She served as a reviewer in Journal of Classification, Statistica Neerlandica, Renewable Energy, Advances in Data Analysis and Classification. She has also authored a R package. Prior to starting an academic career, Dr. Sarkar worked in credit risk analytics for several years.

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Statistics, University of Alabama, 2019 


Sarkar, S, Melnykov, V. and Zhu, X., (2021) Tensor-variate finite mixture modeling for the analysis of university professor remuneration. Annals of Applied Statistics

Melnykov, V., Sarkar, S and Melnykov, Y., (2021). Finite mixture modeling of directed weighted multilayer networks, Pattern Recognition

Sarkar, S.
, Melnykov, V. and Zheng, R., (2020). Gaussian mixture modeling and model-based clustering under measurement inconsistency. Advances in Data Analysis and Classification, pp.1-35. 

Sarkar, S.
, Zhu, X., Melnykov, V. and Ingrassia, S., (2020). On parsimonious models in matrix data mixture modeling. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 142, p.106822. 


Sarkar, S. and Melnykov, V. (2020) R-package netClust


Data Mining (graduate and undergraduate level), Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (Spring 2020, Spring 2021 (grad only)) (Mode of instruction: Face-to-face, online synchronous) 

Regression Analysis (graduate and undergraduate level), Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (Fall 2019, Fall 2020) (Mode of instruction: Face-to-face, online asynchronous)  


2020 - Classification Society Distinguished Dissertation Award (Honourable Mention). The Classification Society (award supported by Springer). 

2018 - “Summer in Excellence Research Grant”, $5000 Award. University of Alabama. 

2018 - “Jeff Kurkjian Teaching Award”, University of Alabama (awarded for best teaching performance among Applied Statistics PhD students).