M.Sc. : CCS University, Meerut, UP (2010)
M.Phil. : CCS University, Meerut, UP (2011), Gold Medalist
Ph.D. : B.H.U., Varanasi, UP (2015)
UGC-NET/JRF : Qualified (2012)
Research Area : Statistical Inference and Distribution theory

Research Articles Published

  • Bayesian Analysis of Head and Neck Cancer Data using Generalized Inverse Lindley Stress-Strength Reliability Model

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods (Taylor & Francis, IF: 0.39), DOI: 10.1080/03610926.2017.1316858, 2017.
  • On Length and Area biased Maxwell distributions

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Sanku Dey, Sanjay Kumar Singh & Uzma Manzoor, Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation (Taylor & Francis, IF: 0.39), DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2017.1317804, 2017
  • An Extended Maxwell Distribution: Properties and Applications

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Hassan Bakouch and Khushoo Suthar, Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation (Taylor & Francis, Impact factor - 0.39), Accepted for publication, 2016
  • Estimation and prediction for Type-I hybrid censored data from generalized Lindley distribution

    Sanjay Kumar Singh,Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, Journal of Statistics and Management Systems (Taylor & Francis), Volume 19, Issue 3, 2016
  • A New Extension of Weibull Distribution with Application to Lifetime Data

    Sanku Dey, Vikas Kumar Sharma & Mhamed Mesfioui, Annals of Data Science (Springer), Volume 4, Issue 1, 2017
  • The generalized inverse Lindley distribution: A new inverse statistical model for the study of upside-down bathtub data

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, and Faton Merovci, Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods (Taylor & Francis, Impact Factor - 0.39) , 45(19), 5709-5729, 2016
  • Assessing lifetime performance index of Weibull distributed products using progressive type II right censored samples

    Sanku Dey, Vikas Kumar Sharma, M. Z. Anis & Babita Yadav, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management (Springer), 2016, DOI 10.1007/s13198-016-0437-z.
  • Bayesian estimation on interval censored Lindley data using Lindley's approximation

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh & Khair Ul-Farhat, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management (Springer), 2016, DOI:10.1007/s13198-016-0528-x.
  • The inverse Lindley distribution: A stress-strength reliability model with application to head and neck cancer data

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Varun Agiwal, Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering (Taylor & Francis), Vol. -23, pp-162-173, 2015
  • Estimation for flexible Weibull extension under progressive Type-II censoring

    Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, Manoj Kumar, Journal of Data Science, Vol.-12, pp.- 21-42, 2015
  • Inference of Transmuted Rayleigh wind speed model

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh,Faton Merovci, Journal of Applied Probability & Statistics, Vol.-10, pp-1-13,2015
  • A new upside-down bathtub shaped hazard rate model for survival data analysis

    Vikas Kumar Sharma, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Applied Mathematics and Computation (IF-1.45, Elsevier), Vol.-239, pp. 242-253, 2014.
  • The beta-Lindley distribution: Properties and Applications

    Faton Merovci & Vikas Kumar Sharma, Journal of Applied Mathematics (IF-0.89, Hindawi Publication, Egypt, USA), Vol.-2014, 10 -pages, 2014
  • Bayes Estimation and Prediction for the Generalized Lindley Distribution under Asymmetric loss function

    Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, Hacettepe Journal of Mathematics and Statistics (IF-0.44, Hacettepe University Turkey), Vol.-43, pp.-661-678, 2014
  • The Truncated Lindley Distribution: Inference and Application

    Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, Journal of Statistics Applications & Probability, Vol.-3, pp.-219-228, 2014
  • Estimation on System reliability in Generalized Lindley Stress-Strength Model

    Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, Journal of Statistics Applications & Probability Letters, Vol.-3, pp.-61-75, 2014
  • Expected Total Test Time and Bayes Estimation for the Generalized Lindley Distribution under Progressive censoring where Removals follow the Beta-binomial Probability Law

    Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, Applied Mathematics and Computation (IF-1.454, Elsevier), Vol.-222, pp. 402–419, 2013.
  • Bayesian Estimation and Prediction for Flexible Weibull Model under Type-II Censoring Scheme

    Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, Journal of Probability and Statistics (Hindawi Publication, Egypt, USA), Vol-2013, 16 pages, 2013
  • Bayesian Analysis for Type-II Hybrid Censored Sample from Inverse Weibull Distribution

    Sanjay Kumar Singh, Umesh Singh, Vikas Kumar Sharma, International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management (Springer), Vol.-4, pp. 241–248, 2013.
  • For more Information, see My Research gate profile at

    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Vikas_Sharma39

Teaching and other academic experiences

  • Assistant Professor of Statistics

    Department of Statistics, Central University of Rajasthan, Bandersindri, Ajmer, Rajasthan (26 August 2013 to 15 July 2016)
  • Assistant Professor of Statistics

    Department of Mathematics, Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management (IITRAM), Ahmedabad, Gujarat. (16 July 2016 to present)
  • Hostel Wing Warden

    Central University of Rajasthan (CURAJ), Bandersndri, Ajmer, Rajasthan (for more than six semsters)
  • Teaching Assistant

    Department of Statistics, CCS University, Meerut (July 2011 to 30 Oct 2011)
  • Member of Syllabus Modification Committee

    Integrated M.Sc. (5 Years programme), Department of Statistics, CURAJ, Rajathan

Awards and Fellowship

  • Junior Reserach Fellowship

    UGC-NET/JRF, June 2012
  • Vice Chancellor Gold Medal

    M.Phil. 2011, CCSU, Meerut
  • Dr. Prem Kansal Gold Medal

    Department of Statistics, CCSU, Meerut, 2011

Reviewer and Editor

  • Reviewed research articles for more than 10 International Journals

    SpringerPlus, Journal of Data Science, Revista Colombiana de Estadistica, Austrian Journal of Statistics, Journal of King Saud University - Science, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Hacettepe Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, Journal of Applied Statistics, Communications for Statistical Applications And Methods, Communications in Statistics: Computation and Simulation etc.
  • Check My Reviewer's profile at

    https://publons.com/author/868013/vikas-kumar-sharma#profile
  • Guest editor for a special issue at Austrian Journal of Statistics

    Special issue: "Lifetime Data Modeling" will published at the end of 2017 or Beginning of 2018. See at: http://www.ajs.or.at/index.php/ajs/announcement/view/10

Projects Guided

  • On Length and Area Biased Maxwell distribution

    M.Sc. Student: Miss Uzma Manzoor (2014MSTA023), CURAJ, 2016
  • An class of Weighted Maxwell distributions

    M.Sc. Student: Nazia Yousf (2014MSTA013), CURAJ, 2016
  • Forecasting rain fall recods using ARIMA model: A study of some districts of Rajasthan

    B.Sc. Students: Komal Shekhawat and Shreya Sharma, CURAJ, 2016
  • Maxwell-X family of distributions: Properties and Applications

    M.Sc. Student: Khusboo Shuther (2013MSTA010), CURAJ, 2015
  • Comparison of estimators of inverse Lindley parameter in presence of Progressive Type-II censoring

    M.Sc. Student: Richa Agrawal (2013MSTA021), CURAJ, 2015
  • Extension of Inverse Lindley distribution: Properties and Applications

    M.Sc. Student: Pragya Khandelwal (2013MSTA018), CURAJ, 2015
  • Bayesian regression analysis of CO2 emissions in India

    M.Sc. Student: Priyanka Verma (2012MSTA016), CURAJ, 2014
  • Analysis of interval censored data from Lindley distribution

    M.Sc. Student: Khair ul Farhat (2012MSTA005), CURAJ, 2014
  • The inverse Lindley distribution: A stress-strength reliability model

    M.Sc. Student: Varun Agiwal (2012MSTA024), CURAJ, 2014

Presentations at National and International Coneferences

  • Oral presentation on my research topic

    VIII International Symposium on Statistics and Optimization in conjunction with XXXVI-Annual Convention of Indian Society for Probability & Statistics (ISPS) and Seminar on Statistical Inference, Sampling and Optimization Techniques & Related Areas, Department of Statistics and O.R., Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. December 17-19, 2016
  • Oral presentation on my research topic.

    International Conference on ``Statistics and Related Areas for Equity, Sustainability and Development, In Conjunction with XXXV Annual Convention of Indian Society of Probability and Statistics (ISPS)'', Department of Statistics, University of Lucknow, Lucknow, Jan 30-31, 2015.
  • Oral presentation on my research topic

    National conference on ``Mathematical Analysis and Applications'', Department of Mathematics, BHU, Varanasi, Jan 30-31, 2015.
  • Oral presentation on my research topic

    National conference on ``Applied Statistics and Its Applications (CASA, 2013)'', Department of Statistics, B. B. A. University, Lucknow, March 16-17, 2013.
  • Poster presentation on my research topic

    ISBA Regional Meeting and International Workshop/Conference on ``Bayesian Theory and Applications (IWCBTA)'', DST-CIMS & Department of Statistics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Jan. 06-10, 2013.
  • Oral presentation on my research topic

    International Conference on ``Recent Advanced in Mathematical Statistics and its applications in Applied Science'', Department of Statistics, Gauhati University in collaboration with Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta, Dec. 30- Jan. 02, 2013

Invited Talk/Lecture/Presentation

  • Invited Presentation on My research topic.

    National Conference on ``Time Series, Analytics and Recent advances on Statistical Modelling', Department of Statistics, Central University of Rajasthan, Bandersindri, Ajmer, Jan 30-31, 2015.
  • Lectures on the topic "R - Statistical Programming Language".

    Delivered a series of more than 20 lectures for M.Sc. Students, Department of Statistics, Central University of Rajasthan, Bandersindri, Ajmer. 3-6 November, 11-12 November, 2016.
  • Invited Lectures as a resourse person

    Delivered a series of Lectures (as a resource person) on the topic “Computational Statistics using R-software” in UGC-Sponsored Seminar Cum Skill-Based Workshop on Statistical Computing Using R software, P.G. Deptt of Statistics, Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, 27-28, March, 2017.

Contact Details

  • Dr. Vikas Kumar Sharma

    O-603, Parishkar -II, Maninagar East, (Near Khokhara Circle) Ahmedabad-380026, Gujarat. E-mails: vikassharma@iitram.ac.in, vikasstats@rediffmail.com, Contact No.: +918890150517