Associate Professor

Norou Diawara

2317 Engr & Comp Sci Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics, Auburn University, (2006)

M.S. in Mathematics and Statistics, University of South Alabama, (2000)

M.S. in Mathematics, University of Le Havre, (1997)

B.A. in Mathematical Sciences, University Cheikh Anta Diop, (1993)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Porter, B. E. and Diawara, N. "VA SEAT BELT AND CORE SURVEYS 2018" $162,744. State. October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Morrison, S., Colberg-Ochs, S. R., Diawara, N., Bourcier, M., Parson, H. K. . and Vinik, A. I.. "Impact of Supervised vs. Home-Based Exercise Training on Gait, Balance, and Falls Risk in Type 2 Diabetes" $599,999. Private. July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2015
Colberg-Ochs, S. R., Somma, C. Thomas., Paulson, J., Diawara, N., Vinik, A. I., Parson, H. K., Bourciet, M. and Grieco, C. R. "Melatonin Effects on Autonomic Balance, Inflammation, and Oxidative Stress in type 2 Diabetes" $358,519. Federal. April 1, 2013 - March 31, 2015
Diawara, N. and Jolly, C. "Data Analysis on BMI Modeling Development" $2,000. State. December 26, 2009 - December 31, 2009
Diawara, N. "Disease and Modeling Biomarkers in Tumor Cells" $800. Private. October 2009 - October 2009
Diawara, N. "Inter-relationships between Linearly Related Lifetime Distributions: Model Prediction and Parameter Estimation" $6,000. State. June 2009 - August 2009
Diawara, N., Demuren, A. and Gyricsko, E. "Impaired Insulin Delivery During Continuous Insulin Infusion" $77,650. State. September 2008 - November 2008
Diawara, N. and Jolly, C. "Data Analysis and Model Development of Peanuts" $2,000. State. July 10, 2008 - July 18, 2008

Research Interests

Multivariate Analysis, Biological Modeling, Probability Theory, Estimation Techniques

Articles

Samad, M. D., Diawara, N., Bobzien, J., Harrington, J. W., Witherow, M. A. and Iftekharuddin, K. M. (2017). A feasibility study of autism behavioral markers in spontaneous facial, visual, and hand movement response data. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.
Sen, S., Sengupta, P. and Diawara, N. (2017). Doubly inflated Poisson model using Gaussian copula. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods , pp. 1-11.
Newcomb, T., Bruhn, A., Giles, B., Garcia, H. M. and Diawara, N. (2017). Testing a novel 3D printed radiographic imaging device for use in forensic odontology. Journal of Forensic Sciences 62 (1) , pp. 223-228.
Newcomb, T., Bruhn, A., Ulmer, L. and Diawara, N. Does Multimedia Education Facilitate Training in Mass Fatality Preparedness?. Journal of Dental Hygiene.
Sen, S., Diawara, N. and Iftekharuddin, K. (2015). Statistical Pattern Recognition Using Gaussian Copula. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice 9 (4) , pp. 768-777.
Jeng, H. A., Diawara, N., Pan, C. H., Chang-Chien, G. P., Lin, W. Y., Huang, C. T., Ho, C. K. and Wu, M. T. (2011). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-induced oxidative stress and lipid peroxidation in relation to immunological alteration. Environmental Health Perspectives Journal 68 (9) , pp. 653-658.
Das, K. and Diawara, N. (2010). The Joint Distribution of Bivariate Exponential Under Linearly Related Model. Pakistan Journal of Statistics and Operation Research 6 (1) , pp. 1-9.
Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2008). A Bivariate Gamma Distribution and its Characterization. Risk Analysis Proceedings JSM.
Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2008). Mixture of Bivariate Exponential Distributions. Communications in Statistics (Theory and Methods).
Diawara, N. (2008). Multivariate Gamma Distributions Based on a Linear Relationship. Journal of Applied Statistical Science (JASS).
Diawara, N. (2008). Stable Frailty Models in Continuous Bivariate Lifetime Distributions. Proceedings Virginia Journal of Sciences 59 (2).
Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2007). A Multivariate Gamma Distribution and Its Characterizations. AJMMS 27 (3 & 4) , pp. 499-507.
Diawara, N., Carpenter, M. and Han, Y. (2006). A New Class of Bivariate Survival and Reliability Models. AJMMS 26 (1 & 2) , pp. 163-184.

Book Chapters

Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2009). The Generalized Gamma Distributions, Fitting & Applications with Multivariate Model General Handbook of Fitting Statistical Distributions CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.
Diawara, N. (2009). New Classes of Multivariate Gamma Survival and Reliability Models.

Conference Proceeding

Diawara, N. (2009). Bivariate Exponential Mixture Models (pp. 865-869) Washington, DC: Joint Statistical Meetings.
Diawara, N. (2009). Notes on Bivariate Exponential Mixture for Heterogeneous Survival Data 12th North American Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability.
Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2007). A Sequential Estimation for the Difference of Exponential Distributions International Workshop Sequential Methodologies (IWSM).
Diawara, N., McCown, F. and Nelson, L. N.. (2007). Factors Affecting Website Reconstruction from Web Infrastructure JCDL (Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2007).
Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2006). A General Family of Multivariate Gamma Distributions International Conference on Statistics, Combinatorics, Mathematics and Applications (SCMA).
Diawara, N., Han, Y. and Carpenter, M. (2006). Theory and Applications of Bivariate Weibull Multiple Regression in Biological and Physical Systems International Conference on Statistics, Combinatorics, Mathematics and Applications (SCMA).
Diawara, N. and Carpenter, M. (2005). A General Class of Linearly Structured Bivariate Lifetime Distributions Minneapolis, MN: Joint Statistical Models.
Diawara, N., Han, Y. and Carpenter, M. (2005). Bivariate Weibull Reliability/Survival Models Minneapolis, MN: Joint Statistical Meetings.
Diawara, N., Han, X., Hanlon, B., Navaratna, M. and Vijayat, A. (2005). Power Pre-Allocation and Control in a Heavy Traffic Queuing Model for Wireless System Raleigh, North Carolina: Industrial Mathemtical and Statistical Modeling (IMSM).

Presentations

Diawara, N. (April , 2015). Supervised Classification using copula and mixture copula Oral Presentation Auburn, AL.
Diawara, N. (January , 2010). Kalman Filtering and EM Algorithm Lecture Series at the Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences .
Diawara, N. (August , 2009). Mixture of Bivariate Exponential Distributions Joint Stastical Meeting (JSM) Washington, DC.
Diawara, N. (July , 2009). Notes on Bivariate Exponential Mixture for Heterogeneous Survival Data Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) New Researchers Conference Baltimore, MD.
Diawara, N. ( 2008). Stable Frailty Models in Continuous Bivariate Lifetime Distributions Hampton, VA.
Diawara, N. (June , 2008). Parameter Estimation and Characterization in Generalized Bivariate Exponential Distribution SRCOS Summer Research Conference Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
Diawara, N. ( 2007). A New Class of Multivariate Gamma Survival and Reliability Models Norfolk, VA.
Diawara, N. (July , 2007). Sequential Estimation for the Difference of Exponential Distributions International Workshop on Sequential Methodologies 207 Auburn, Alabama.
Diawara, N. (July , 2007). A Generalized Gamma Distribution and its Characterization JSM 2007 Salt Lake City, Utah.
Diawara, N. (June , 2007). SRCOS Summer Research Conference Richmond, VA.
Diawara, N. (April , 2007). A Multivariate Class of Survival and Reliability Analysis Winston-Salem, NC.
Diawara, N. (December , 2006). A Multivariate Class Location/Scale Weibull Survival and Reliability Analysis Statesburo, GA.
Diawara, N. (November , 2006). 21st Mini-Conference in Harmonic Analysis and Related Areas Auburn, AL.
  • 2009: Research fellowship, Auburn University