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Laila A. Alkhalfan

General Information

Name:  Laila A. Alkhalfan 
    Rank:    Assistant Professor
    Tel:    (+965) 2 498 5328

Academic Credentials:
  • Ph.D. (Statistics) 2012, McMaster University, Canada.
  • M.Sc. (Statistics) 2008, McMaster University, Canada.
  • M.Sc. (Statistics & Operations Research) 2005, Kuwait University, Kuwait.
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics) 2003,Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Research Interests:
  • Survival Analysis
  • Mixture Models
  • Distribution Theory
Selected Publications:

Raqab, M.Z., Alkhalfan, L.A., Bdair, O.M., Balakrishnan, N.
Maximum likelihood prediction of records from 3-parameter Weibull distribution and some approximations
(2019) Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 356, pp. 118-132. 

Raqab, M.Z., Alkhalfan, L.A., Balakrishnan, N.
Pitman comparisons of predictors of censored observations from progressively censored samples for exponential distribution
(2016) Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 86 (8), pp. 1539-1558. 

Ghitany, M.E., Al-Awadhi, F.A., Alkhalfan, L.A.
Marshall-Olkin extended lomax distribution and its application to censored data
(2007) Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 36 (10), pp. 1855-1866.

(updated March 2019)