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Shafiqah A. Al-Awadhi


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    Name: Shafiqah A. Al-Awadhi 
    Rank: Professor 
    E-mail: shafiqah@stat.kuniv.edu
    Tel: (+965) 24987327







Academic Credentials:
  • Ph.D. (Statistics) 1998, Aberdeen University, Scotland, U.K.
  • M.Sc. (Statistics) 1994, Aberdeen University, Scotland, U.K.
  • B.Sc. (Computer & Statistical Sciences) 1989, Kuwait University, Kuwait.
Research Interests:
  • General Statistical Science
  • Bayesian Statistics especially subjective probability assessment
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Multivariate Statistics 
Selected Publications:

Raqab, M.Z., Al-Awadhi, S.A., Kundu, D.
Discriminating among Weibull, log-normal, and log-logistic distributions
(2018) Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation, 47 (5), pp. 1397-1419.

Alawadhi, S.A., Alawadhi, F.A.
Spatial–temporal interpolation of non methane hydrocarbon levels in Kuwait
(2017) Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, 46 (6), pp. 2764-2779. 

Alawadhi, S., Mahalla, R.
The political districting of Kuwait: Heuristic approaches
(2015) Kuwait Journal of Science, 42 (2), pp. 160-188. 

Garthwaite, P.H., Al-Awadhi, S.A., Elfadaly, F.G., Jenkinson, D.J.
Prior distribution elicitation for generalized linear and piecewise-linear models
(2013) Journal of Applied Statistics, 40 (1), pp. 59-75. 

Ahmad, T., Hardle, W., Klinke, S., Alawadhi, S.
Using wiki to build an e-learning system in statistics in the Arabic language
(2013) Computational Statistics, 28 (2), pp. 481-491.

(updated March 2019)