Dr Baki Billah
BSc(Hons), MSc, MAS, PhD
Phone:+61 3 990 30160
Baki Billah received a PhD degree from Monash University, Australia, an MAS (Masters in Applied Statistics) degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, M.Sc. (First Class First) and B.Sc. (Hons) (First Class) degrees from the University of Dhaka. Baki worked for Monash University (Australia), Carleton University (Canada), Memorial University (Canada), University of Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Government Canada. He joined the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine of Monash University in 2004.
Baki has a strong research back ground. His research interests include risk modeling, model selection and survival analysis. He is the chief biostatistician and consultant in a number of research projects in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. He has published more than 100 journal articles, letters and reports. His research articles have been published by the world leading journals e.g., Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Journal of Hypertension, The Australian Medical Journal, American Journal of Infection Control, Journal of American Medical Association, Journal of Oncology, Journal of Royal Statistical Society, International Journal of Forecasting, Statistical Computation and Simulation and Australia New Zealand Journal of Statistics.
Baki has attended many international conferences in Australia, USA, Europe, Malaysia and Bangladesh. Baki has developed models that would help to appropriately guide cardiac surgeons and patients in assessing preoperative risk of mortality following cardiac surgery. He is a reviewer for many international journals. Currently, Baki is supervising six PhD students. Baki received about five million dollars research grant/fund. His current research interest is risk prediction modelling and diabetes complications.
Baki is also involved in teaching biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. He has an outstanding teaching records. The biostatistics subjects run by Baki have been classified as the “Golden or Outstanding Category” at Monash University. He always receives excellent student evaluation and students comments very high on his teaching.
Baki loves gardening and pets. He has rose gardens, cats, chickens and pigeons.