Professor of Statistics & in-coming Department Head, Mathematics & Statistics
Office: 126 Petty Building
Sat Gupta is a Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Professor Sat Gupta had his early college education from Delhi University from where he earned his PhD in mathematics in 1977. He came to the United States and earned a PhD in statistics in the area of time series forecasting from Colorado State University. Thereafter, he joined the University of Southern Maine where he taught from 1982 – 2004, where he received the Outstanding Faculty Award and the Outstanding Teacher/Scholar Award. He currently serves as a Professor of Statistics at UNC-Greensboro where he has also received the Senior University-wide Research Excellence Award and the College of Arts and Sciences Senior Teaching Excellence Award. He has published over 130 journal articles and has several edited book volumes to his credit including one with Professor C R Rao. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the “Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice” since 2007. He has also given over 130 talks, many at international destinations. Professor Gupta’s journal articles cover a wide range of theoretical and applied topics. The current focus of his research is on respondent privacy in survey sampling, and on data security.