Rahul Mukerjee

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Rahul Mukerjee
Born (1956-02-09) 9 February 1956 (age 61)[1]
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Residence Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Citizenship  India
Nationality  India
Fields Statistics
Institutions IIM Calcutta
Notable awards

Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (2000)

J C Bose National Fellowship (2010–15, 2015-20)

Mahalanobis International Award (2017), International Statistical Institute

Rahul Mukerjee is an eminent Indian academic and statistician. He is a professor of statistics, in the higher academic grade, at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.[1] He is also a J.C. Bose National Fellow, and a member of the National Statistical Commission, Government of India.


Mukerjee completed his BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees in Statistics at the University of Calcutta in 1975 and 1977 respectively, with rank first in the first class in each case.[2] He later received his PhD in Statistics in 1982 from the University of Calcutta.[2]


After completing his education, Mukerjee taught briefly at University of Calcutta and then at the Indian Statistical Institute, where he was awarded an out-of-turn promotion to full professorship at the age of thirty three. He joined IIM Calcutta as a full professor in 1989.[3] At IIM-C, Mukerjee teaches courses in the fields of Statistics and Mathematics.[3] In addition to his full-time position at IIM Calcutta, he has held short- or long-term visiting positions in many institutions around the world, including Harvard University, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, University of Michigan, Pennsylvania State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia, University of Florida, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, Simon Fraser University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Hiroshima University, University of Hong Kong, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Nankai University, Seoul National University, National University of Singapore, University of Malaya, Kuwait University and University of São Paulo.[3]

Mukerjee is or has been on the editorial boards of such major international journals as The Annals of Statistics, Biometrika, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series B, and Statistica Sinica.


Selected bibliography[edit]

Rahul Mukerjee has authored or co-authored 5 books and over 240 papers.[9]


  1. ^ a b "IIM-C Faculty Information: Rahul Mukerjee – Main". iimcal.ac.in. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "IIM-C Faculty Information: Rahul Mukerjee – Academics". iimcal.ac.in. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "IIM-C Faculty Information: Rahul Mukerjee – Experience". iimcal.ac.in. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  4. ^ "Institute of Mathematical Statistics: Honored IMS Fellows". imstat.org. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "The Indian Express: 10 scientists nominated for Bhatnagar Awards". expressindia.com. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Indian Academy of Sciences: Fellow Profile". ias.ac.in. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  7. ^ "Indian National Science Academy: Indian Fellow". insaindia.org. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  8. ^ "National Academy of Sciences, India: Fellows". ias.ac.in. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  9. ^ "IIM-C Faculty Information: Rahul Mukerjee – Research". iimcal.ac.in. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 

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