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Mr. Prashant Dhamale

Mr. Prashant Dhamale

Assistant Professor (Statistics)

Program Chairperson – B.Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics
B.Sc. (Statistics), M.Sc. (Statistics), Pursuing Ph.D. (Statistics)


Areas of Specialisation

Statistics, Retail Analytics

Interest Areas

Time Series Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Regression Analysis, Computational Neuroscience

Academic Experience

5+ years

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, School of Mathematics Applied Statistics & Analytics, SVKM’S NMIMS Deemed to be University since January 2017
  • Program Chairperson – B.Sc. (Data Science) in the AY 2020 – 21.
  • Program Chairperson – B.Sc. (Applied Statistics & Analytics) from AY 2020-21


Industry Experience

Assistant Manager @ Reliance Retail Ltd (June 2014 – January 2017)

Some of the key projects that were handled are:

  • Product Recommendation Engine

Built a product recommendation algorithm for one of the Retail businesses of Reliance using advanced statistical techniques.

  • Space Planning Algorithm

An optimization algorithm was built for space planning of all India stores for one of the Retail businesses of Reliance.

Courses Taught


M.Sc. Statistics

  • Regression Analysis
  • Linear Algebra and Numerical Methods

M.Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics

  • Probability Models for Data Analytics
  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Statistical Computing (Practical based on Machine Learning in Python)

Under- Graduate:

B.Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics

  • Introduction to Probability Theory
  • Discrete Probability Distributions
  • Estimation theory
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Time Series & Forecasting (Practical)
  • R for Data Science

Projects Supervised:

  • Supervised academic Projects for B.Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics in the subject of Data Science, Multivariate Analysis, Time Series Analysis, Sampling Distribution & Applications
  • Supervised academic Projects for M.Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics related to concepts of Copula, Extreme Value Theory, Mixture Distributions, Quantile Regression etc.
  • Guided M.Sc. Statistics students for their industry internship
  • Guided M.Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics students for their industry internship


  • Cleared SET exam conducted by University of Pune.
  • Won 3rd prize in a national level project competition for M.Sc. students organized by Indian Society for Probability & Statistics (ISPS 2013).

Papers Presented:

  • "Comparative Study of the Various Summary Statistics to Locate the Connections in a Graphical Model” in the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Statistics and Data Science in Conjuction with 40th Annual Convention of Indian Society for Probability & Statistics (ISPS) jointly orgainzed by the Department of Statistics of Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin; M.D. University, Rohtak; University of Kerala, Coimbatore during September 7 – 10, 2021.

Workshop/ Seminars/ Conference

  • Attended a One-day workshop on Programme Structure and Curriculum Framing For UG Programmes in Artificial Intelligence organized by Department of Statistics, School of Mathematics, Applied Statistics and Analytics, SVKM’S NMIMS Deemed to-be University, Mumbai on 13th May, 2022.
  • Participated and completed successfully AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on "Sensor Data Analytics” from 29/11/2021 to 3/12/2021 at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kottayam.
  • Attended the Faculty Development Program "Advanced Teaching Methodology” to guide the faculties towards teaching of M.Sc. Applied Statistics & Analytics course during May 3-4, 2018.
  • Participated in Instructional School for Teachers (Asymptotical Theory of Statistical

Inference) a training organized by National Centre for Mathematics (NCM) (A joint

centre of TIFR and IIT Mumbai) conducted at Department of Statistics, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune from 23 October 2017 to 4 November 2017.

Faculty Induction Program / Refresher courses

  • 4-Week Induction/Orientation Programme for "Faculty in Universities/Colleges/Institutes of Higher Education", Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College University of Delhi, 10th Dec 2020 - 8th Jan,2021.

Professional Membership

  • Member of Indian Society for Probability and Statistics (ISPS)

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