B. M. Golam Kibria


Mathematics and Statistics

Office: DM 402B

Phone: 305-348-1419

Email: kibriag@fiu.edu


Dr. B. M. Golam Kibria is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at FIU. He also taught at The University of British Columbia & University of Western Ontario(UWO), Canada and Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. Dr. Kibria has diverse research interests: Applied Statistics; Biostatistics; Computational Statistics; Environmental Statistics; Distribution Theory; Pre-test and Shrinkage Estimation; Fitting models and validation; Predictive Inference: Ridge Regression; Statistical Inference and Simulation Study. Since 1993, he has more than 240 full research articles either published or accepted for publication in well-reputed statistical journals, many statistical proceedings and co-authored two books. Dr. Kibria has supervised as a major (or co-major) professor of two PhD and 20 master's students and as a major professor of 25 undergraduate students at FIU. He has served (or serving) more than 70 PhD, M. Phil,and MSc thesis committees at FIU and abroad (Australia, Canada, India, Pakistan, South Africa,and Sweden). He is the recipient of several awards: Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing Awards-2018, 2022, College of Arts, Science and Education Research Awards (2016 2019 and 2021), College of Arts, Science and Education Community Engagement Award (2021), FIU Top Scholar Award (2016), FIU Faculty Award for Excellence in Research & Creative Activities 2021, Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship at UWO (1993) and at Carleton(1991), UWO Graduate Research Fellowship (1997) at UWO and, Chancellor Award(1986), Government Talent Pool Scholarship (1986) and Asadul Kabir Gold Medal (1986) from Jahangirnagar University among others. Dr. Kibria has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Probability and Statistical Science for about five years and currently he is the member of editorial board of many international statistical and related journals, including Communications-in-Statistics PartA, B and C.

Dr. Kibriais the elected Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society.He is the recipient of the Honorary Doctorate(October 8, 2022) at Jönköping University, Jönköping, Sweden. He has been listed for the third year in a row (October 2020, 2021,and 2022)in the World's Top 2% Scientists ranking, according to the ranking database compiled by Stanford University, USA. More information can be found here: https://lnkd.in/eKRMA6VB.

Research Areas

  • Biostatistics
  • Computational Statistics
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Distribution Theory
  • Pre-test and Shrinkage Estimation
  • Predictive Inference: Ridge Regression
  • Statistical Inference and Simulation Study


  • PhD (Statistics), The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1993-1997
  • MSc (Statistics), Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1991-1993
  • MSc (Statistics), Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1986-1988, stood first class first
  • BSc (Hons.) (Statistics), Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1982-1986, stood first class first