Biographical

  • Status: Assistant Professor of Statistics at Shiraz University
  • Date and place of birth: April 1, 1986; Shiraz, Iran.
  • Marital Status : Married, one child. 

Contact Information

  • Address: Department of Statistics, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
  • Email: mnajibi -at- shirazu.ac.ir or mor.najibi -at- gmail.com
  • Homepage: www.smnajibi.ir

Research Interests

Statistical Shape Analysis, Machine learning, Non-parametric Modeling, Directional Statistics, Bioinformatics.

Education

Ph.D. of Statistics Sep. 2010 - Aug. 2015

Master in Statistics Sep. 2008 - Sep. 2010

  • Department of Statistics, Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. Ranked 1st with GPA: 17.69/20.
    • Thesis Topic: On Protein Alignment via Statistical Shape Analysis
    • Supervisor: Golalizadeh M.
    • Advisor: Pezeshk H.

Bachelor in Statistics Sep. 2004 - Sep. 2008

  • Department of Statistics, Faculty of Sciences, Persian Gulf University, Boushehr, Iran. Ranked 1st with GPA: 17.72/20.
    • Thesis Topic: Multivariate Regression and Its Analysis by SAS Software
    • Supervisor: Dehghanmonfared M. E.
    • Advisor: Lak F.

Research Experience

Visting Research Scholar Mar. 2014 - Sep 2014

Research Assistant Jan. 2010 - Feb 2014

Non-Resident Researcher Sep. 2009 - Dec. 2011

Journal Articles

1.
M. Maadooliat, L. Zhou, Najibi S. M., Huang J. Z. and Gao X. (2015). Collective Estimation of Multiple Bivariate Density Functions with Application to Angular-Sampling-Based Protein Structure Prediction, Journal of American Statistical Association (JASA),
DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2015.1099535.
2.
Najibi S. M., Faghihi M. R., Golalizadeh M., Arab S. (2015). Bayesian Alignment of Proteins Using Delaunay Tetrahedralization. Journal of Applied Statistics, 42 (5),1064-1079, DOI: 10.1080/02664763.2014.995605.
3.
Hamedani, G.G., Ahsanullah, M., Najibi, S.M. (2015), Characterizations of Levy Distribution via Sub-Independence of the random variables and Truncated Moments, Pakistan Journal of Statistics, 31 (4), 417-425.
4.
Najibi, S. M., Golalizadeh, M., Faghihi M.R. (2015). Bayesian Modeling of Protein Alignment, Journal of Iranian Statistical Society, 9(2), 253-267, in Persian.
5.
Najibi S. M., Javadi M., Noorini N., Mousakazemi, N. and Hemmati M. (2012). Using Telephone in Surveys, Iranian Journal of Official Statistics Studies, 23 (2), 159–178, in Persian.
6.
Najibi S. M., Golalizadeh M. (2011). Statistical Analysis of directed wind angles. Neda Journal of Iranian Statistics Society,  8 (2), 40–49, in Persian.
7.
Tazikeh N., Najibi S. M. (2010). Functions Family of apply in Splus: Simplicity and Speeding up the execution. Neda Journal of Iranian Statistics Society,  8 (1), 44–50, in Persian.

Articles in Preparation

1.
Najibi S. M., Maadooliat M., Gao X., L. Zhou, Huang J. Z., (2015). Protein Classification and Prediction Applications Using Multiple Ramachandran Distributions.

Refereed Conference Papers

1.
Najibi S. M., Faghihi M. R., Golalizadeh M., Arab S., Bayesian Alignment of Proteins Using Delaunay Tetrahedralization. Second International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics, American University of Sharjah, Shajah, UAE, 2015.
2.
Najibi S.M., Maadooliat M., Faghihi M.R., Nonparametric Joint Estimation of Multiple Bivariate Densities of Protein Backbone Angles Using Spherical Spline, Joint Statistical Meeting, Boston, MA, US, 2014.
3.
Najibi S.M., Javadi M., Noorini N., Mousakazemi, N. and Hemmati M., Feasibility of implementation of telephone survey in Iran, 11th conference of Statatics, Tehran, Iran, in Persian, 2012.
4.
Najibi S.M. and Golalizadeh M., Bayesian Matching in structural alignment of protein, 8th Seminar on Probability and Stochastic Processes, Rasht, Gilan, Iran, in Persian, 2011.
5.
Golalizadeh M. and Najibi S.M., On Matching in Structural Bioinformatics via Statistical Shape Analysis, The 3rd conference and workshop on Mathematic Chemistry, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, 2010.
6.
Najibi S.M. and Golalizadeh M., Statistical Analysis of directed wind angles, 10th conference of Statistics, Tabriz university, Tabriz, in Persian, 2010.
7.
Goalizadeh M. and Najibi S.M., On Statistical Shape Analysis in Bioinformatics, 5th Conference of Statistics, University of Payamnoor, Toiserkan, appeared in conference proceeding, pp. 237-239, in Persian, 2010.
8.
Najibi S.M. and Goalizadeh M., Review the History of Statistical Shape Analysis, 5th Conference of Statistics, University of Payamenoor, Toiserkan, appeared in conference proceeding, pp. 411-413, in Persian, 2010.
9.
Najibi S.M., Mazarei H., Hosseinpouri M., Stochastic Processes on Spheres, 7th Seminar on Probability and Stochastic Processes, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, appeared in conference proceeding, 103, in Persian, 2009.
10.
Najibi S.M., Tazykeh N. and Qytuly A., Framework, Environment and Scope in R and Splus, 4th Conference of Statistics, University of Payamenoor, Tehran, appeared in conference proceeding (extended abstract), pp.10-12, in Persian, 2009.
11.
Tazykeh N., Najibi S.M., Movaghari H., Functions Family of applyin Splus: Simplicity and Speeding up the execution, 4th Conference of Statistics , University of Payamenoor, Tehran, appeared in conference proceeding (extended abstract), pp.17-20, in Persian, 2009.

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor Aug. 2015 - present
Persian Gulf University,
Busher, Iran
Teaching:

  • Statistics and probability I and II for Computer Sciences students
  • Basic of probability for Mathematics students
  • Statistical computing for Statistics students
  • Probability and Mathematics for Engineering sciences students
  • Simulation methods for statistics students

Lecturer Feb. 2010 - Feb. 2014
Shahid Beheshti University,
Tehran, Iran
Teaching:

  • Statistics and probability II for Computer Sciences students
  • Basic of probability for Mathematics students
  • Probability I for Mathematics students
  • Probability II for Computer Sciences students
  • Statistical software for Statistics students
  • Probability and Mathematics for Engineering sciences students
  • Descriptive Statistics for Psychology students

Honors & Awards

13th National Scientific Olympiad for Master Students

  • Ranked 2nd among iranian student of statistics Apr. 2008
    in six & seven geographic zone of Iran,
    Shiraz university, Shiraz, Iran
  • Ranked 5nd among all iranian student of statistics, Jun. 2008
    Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

Outstanding Graduate Award

  • Ranked 1st among B.Sc. students in statistics Sep. 2008
    with GPA of 17.72/20,
    Persian Gulf University, Boushehr, Iran
  • Ranked 1st among MSc. students in statistics Sep. 2008
    with GPA of 17.69/20,
    Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.

Talk & Presentations

  • Non-Parametric Joint Estimation of Neighbor-Dependent Ramachandran Distributions
  • Statistical Bioinformatics via Statistical Shape Analysis, Journal Club Meeting, Apr. 2014, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, US.
  • Directional Statistics in Bioinformatics, Weekly seminar, Jun. 2010, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • Could Statistical Shape Analysis Play a Role in Bioinformatics?, joint work with Dr. Goalizadeh M., Monthly seminar, Feb.2010, IPM - Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Community Service

The responsible of cluster server of SBU Sep. 2010 - present
Shahid Beheshti University,
Tehran, Iran
The editor of website Sep. 2008 - Sep. 2012
the official website of Iranian Statistical Society,
Tehran, Iran.
Member of executive committee 2009 - 2010
Tarbiat Modares University,
Tehran, Iran.

  • The Third conference and workshop on Mathematic Chemistry, Feb. 2010
  • 33th Mathematics Students Contest in Iran, Aug. 2009

Community Activation

Persian Gulf University Sep. 2006 - Sep. 2008

  • The head of Student society of Statistics
  • Director of The Scientific Student Journal
  • Redactor of Student Society of Statistics Newsletter

Blogging 2007 - 2012
blogging at Danesh Amari,
a weblog for statistic enthusiastic
in Persian language.
Workshop Attendance

Professional Memberships

  • The permanent member of Iranian Statistical Society 2006 - present
  • The member of Iranian Mathematical Society 2008 - 2010

Computer Skill

  • Statistical Programming: Expert in S (R and Splus)
  • Statistical and Mathematics Software Abilities: SPSS, Minitab, Excel, Maple, Amos, SAS, Matlab, Maple, Mathematica
  • Typesetting: Latex , Xetex and FarsiTex.
  • Applications: Photoshop, FrontPage, Microsoft Office.
  • Programming (intermediate): C++, HTML and Delphi.
  • Repairing of computer hardware.
  • Network: Familiar with home & office networks and setting up ISA server.