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 Dr Tahir Mahmood

Assistant Professor

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Office:   22-243

Phone: 966-13-860-3391

Fax:        966-13-860-2965

Email:    tahir.mahmood(at) 

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  • Ph.D., Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2020
  • M.S., Applied Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 2017
  • B.S., Statistics, University of Sargodha, Pakistan, 2012


Algebra and Calculus
SAS Programming
Advanced Topics in Data Mining
Data Analytics with Applications
High Dimensional Data Analysis
Quality Engineering
Project Management
Quality Improvement Methodologies
Engineering Probability & Statistics
Introduction to Data Science

Research Interests

  • Statistical Process Monitoring
  • Design of Experiments
  • Regression Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Big Data & Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning


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Selected Publications

  • Chakraborty, N., & Mahmood, T.* (2021), Failure Rate Monitoring in Generalized Gamma-Distributed Process. Quality Technology & Quantitative Management. DOI: 10.1080/16843703.2021.1953241.
  • Khan, S. A., Shahid, S., Mahmood, T., & Lee, C. S. (2021). Contact Lenses Coated with Hybrid Multifunctional Ternary Nanocoatings (Phytomolecule-coated ZnO nanoparticles: Gallic Acid: Tobramycin) for the Treatment of Bacterial and Fungal Keratitis. Acta Biomaterialia. DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2021.04.014.
  • Ajadi, J.O., Hung, K., Ajadi, N.A., Riaz, M., & Mahmood, T. (2021), On the Multivariate Progressive Control Chart for Effective Monitoring of Covariance Matrix. Quality and Reliability Engineering International. DOI: 10.1002/qre.2887.
  • Jamal, A., Mahmood, T.*, Riaz, M., Al-Ahmadi, H. M. (2021). GLM-based Flexible Monitoring Methods: An Application to Real-Time Highway Safety Surveillance. Symmetry. 13(2), 362.
  • Mahmood, T.*, Balakrishnan, N., Xie, M. (2021). The GLM-based EWMA and CUSUM Charts for the Monitoring of High-Quality Processes. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry. DOI:10.1002/asmb.2612.
  • Hussain, S., Sun, M., Mahmood, T., Riaz, M., Abid, M. (2021). IQR CUSUM charts: An Efficient Approach for Monitoring Variations in Aquatic Toxicity. Journal of Chemometrics. DOI: 10.1002/cem.3336.
  • Al-Rashid, M.A., Goh, H.C., Harumain, Y.A.S., Ali, Z., Campisi, T., & Mahmood, T. (2021). Psychosocial Barriers of Public Transport Use and Social Exclusion among Older Adults: Empirical Evidence from Lahore, Pakistan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18(1), 185.
  • Amin, M., Mahmood, T.*, & Kinat, S. (2021). Memory Type Control Charts with Inverse-Gaussian Response: An Application to Yarn Manufacturing Industry. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control. 43(3), 656-678.
  • Haq, W., Raza, S. H., & Mahmood, T. (2020). The pandemic paradox: domestic violence and happiness of women. PeerJ, 8, e10472. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.10472
  • Mahmood, T., & Abbasi, S. A. (2020), Efficient Monitoring of Coefficient of Variation with an Application to Chemical Reactor Process. Quality and Reliability Engineering International. DOI: 10.1002/qre.2785.
  • Zwetsloot, I. M., Mahmood, T., & Woodall, W. H. (2020). Multivariate Time-Between-Events Monitoring-An overview and some (overlooked) underlying complexities. Quality Engineering. DOI: 10.1080/08982112.2020.1788717
  • Rizwan, K., Rasheed, T., Khan. S.A., Bilal, M., Mahmood, T. (2020). Current perspective on diagnosis, epidemiological assessment, prevention strategies, and potential therapeutic interventions for severe acute respiratory infections caused by 2019 novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. DOI:10.1080/21645515.2020.1794684
  • Riaz, M., Saeed, U., Mahmood, T., Abbas, N., & Abbasi, S. A. (2020). An Improved Control Chart for Monitoring Linear Profiles and its Application in Thermal Conductivity. IEEE Access. DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3006449
  • Mahmood, T.*, (2020), Generalized Linear Model based Monitoring Methods for High-yield Processes. Quality and Reliability Engineering International. DOI: 10.1002/qre.2646.
  • Abbas, N., Abujiya, M. A. R., Riaz, M., & Mahmood, T. (2020). Cumulative Sum Chart Modeled under the Presence of Outliers. Mathematics, 8(2), 269.
  • Mahmood, T., Iqbal, A., Abbasi, S. A., & Amin, M. Efficient GLM‐based control charts for Poisson processes. Quality and Reliability Engineering International. DOI: 10.1002/qre.2985.