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Department of Statistics

Academic Profile of Sorif Hossain

Sorif Hossain

About Sorif Hossain

It is always exciting for us at the department of statistics when we have new talent join the team! Having you on this platform is a great honor! Here’s a big welcome to our new Lecturer Sorif Hossain.

He is working closely with the statistics department team for better quality, supervised by our senior lecturer and professor.

He obtained Masters’ and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh with a concentration in Applied Statistics. He got the “Deans Award” and “Kazi Motahar Hossain Foundation Award” for his outstanding academic performance. He has around two years of experience in Applied Statistics along with strong theoretical knowledge through his 5 years of academic accomplishments. As an academician and practitioner, he conducted several types of research in the field of public health and environmental sciences and spoke at several international workshops and conferences (ISCB40, Belgium; SWCRTS, Queen Mary University of London; ISCB43, Newcastle University, UK). He also worked as a reviewer for different publishers including Nature, SpringerNature, Dove Medical Press, BMJ Open, BMC Public Health, MOJ Public Health, Bentham Science, Frontiers in Public Health, and Mahidol University Press. 

In January 2022, he started working as a lecturer at the department of statistics. Starting his professional career in 2018 as a statistician at Eusuf and Associates and then worked as a research assistant at MOMODa FOUNDATION in 2019. He also worked as an officer (research and knowledge management) at DM WATCH, and afterward joined as a senior research assistant at James P Grant School of Public Health. Moreover, he also worked as a data scientist at Insightin Technology Bangladesh Limited.

He is also very proficient in machine learning, modeling, and missing data handling, and has a very strong background in statistical software like R, STATA, and SPSS. Furthermore, he also plans to work on the SQL database system, and python coding. He always accepts the opportunity to improve his skills by adopting any advanced learning.

His skills and talents will be a great addition to our statistics department. We are so excited to have him with us and look forward to working with him.



List of Articles (Jan 2022-)       

  • Hossain, M. J., Ahmmed, F., Khan, M. R., Rashid, P. T., Hossain, S., Rafi, M. O., ... & Mohamed, I. N. (2022). Impact of Prolonged COVID-19 Lockdown on Body Mass Index, Eating Habits, and Physical Activity of University Students in Bangladesh: A Web-Based Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Nutrition9.
  •   Hossain, S., Islam, M. M., Khokon, M. A. I., & Islam, M. M. (2022). On Prevention of Diarrheal Disease: Assessing the Factors of Effective Handwashing Facilities in Bangladesh. Journal of Population and Social Studies [JPSS]30, 103-115.
  •   Hossain, S., Hossain, M. M., Yeasmin, S., Bhuiyea, M. S. H., Chowdhury, P. B., & Khan, M. T. F. (2022). Assessing the Determinants of Women’s Age at First Marriage in Rural and Urban Areas of Bangladesh: Insights From Quantile Regression (QR) Approaches. Journal of Population and Social Studies [JPSS]30, 602-624.

List of Articles (Jan 2021-Dec 2021)

  • Mahmud, S., Hossain, S., Muyeed, A., Islam, M. M., & Mohsin, M. (2021). The global prevalence of depression, anxiety, stress, and, insomnia and its changes among health professionals during COVID-19 pandemic: A rapid systematic review and meta-analysis. Heliyon7(7), e07393.
  • Hossain, S., Biswas, R. K., & Hossain, M. A. (2021). Body mass index of women in Bangladesh: comparing multiple linear regression and quantile regression. Journal of Biosocial Science53(2), 247-265.
  • Bhowmik, J., Biswas, R. K., & Hossain, S. (2021). Child marriage and adolescent motherhood: a nationwide vulnerability for women in Bangladesh. International journal of environmental research and public health18(8), 4030.
  • Mahmud, S., Mohsin, M., Hossain, S., Islam, M. M., & Muyeed, A. (2021). The acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine: a global rapid systematic review and meta-analysis. Available at SSRN 3855987.
  • Hossain, S., Khudri, M. M., & Banik, R. (2021). Regional education and wealth-related inequalities in malnutrition among women in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition, 1-19.
  • Mahmud, S., Mohsin, M., Muyeed, A., Hossain, S., Islam, M. M., & Islam, A. (2021). Prevalence of HIV and Syphilis and their Co-infection among Men Having Sex with Men in Asia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. medRxiv.
  • Hossain, S., Islam, M. M., Khokon, M. A. I., & Islam, M. M. (2022). On Prevention of Diarrheal Disease: Assessing the Factors of Effective Handwashing Facilities in Bangladesh. Journal of Population and Social Studies [JPSS]30, 103-115.
  • Hossain, S., & Khudri, M. M. (2021). The long-term impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Public Health and Economy: The Bangladesh perspective. Academia Letters, 2.

List of Articles (Jan 2020-Dec 2020)

  • Yeasmin, S., Banik, R., Hossain, S., Hossain, M. N., Mahumud, R., Salma, N., & Hossain, M. M. (2020). Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of children in Bangladesh: A cross-sectional study. Children and youth services review117, 105277.
  • Chowdhury, P. B., Hossain, S., & Biswas, R. K. (2020). A combination of COVID-19 and dengue fever in Bangladesh: Preparedness of Bangladesh. Journal of Global Health10(2).
  • Hossain, S., Chowdhury, P. B., Biswas, R. K., & Hossain, M. A. (2020). Malnutrition status of children under 5 years in Bangladesh: A sociodemographic assessment. Children and Youth Services Review117, 105291.
  • Hossain, S. (2020). Salinity and miscarriage: Is there a link? Impact of climate change in coastal areas of Bangladesh-A systematic review. European Journal of Environment and Public Health4(1), em0036.

Experiences and Activities

Advisor of BADHON (a Blood donation Group) at  Amar Ekushey Hall, Dhaka University.