Grants (selected)

    • Discovery Grant (April 2018 - March 2023; Decision for 2018)
    • Discovery Launch Supplements (DGECR; April 2018 - March 2019)

    • 2019/2022: co-investigator for the successful grant application titled "Can Exercise Prescribed According to the International Scientific Spinal Cord Injury Exercise Guidelines Alleviate Chronic Pain in Adults Living with Spinal Cord Injury? A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial"
    • [competed] 2012/2013: co-investigator for the successful project grant titled "The BeAMS-50plus Study Benefits and Adverse Effects of Beta-interferon for Multiple Sclerosis patients aged 50 plus" (search here with keyword "BeAMS-50plus")

    • RWCT Methods Cluster projects
      • (2018-2021), “Developing & Evaluating Causal Inference Methods for Pragmatic Trials” (project-lead)
      • (2019-2021), "Improving the efficiency and robustness of statistical inference for patient-oriented treatment effect in real-world clinical trials" (co-investigator)
      • (2018-2021), "Improving efficiency of RWCTs" (co-investigator)

    • [completed] Collaborator for the successful seed funding titled "Using big data analytics to close the quality gap in depression care". PI: Joseph H. Puyat and Collaborators: Aslam Anis; Charity Evans; Scott B. Patten


Canadian Government

University of British Columbia            

endMS Network             


  • [Travel Awards:] Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) Matching Fund for Student Travel related to STATMOS: Colorado workshop, 2013 ($1000)

Statistical Society of Canada (SSC)

AJE's Articles of the Year

  • American Journal of Epidemiology (AJE) and the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) selected my publication as one of the Journal’s 2014 top 10 Articles of the Year (certificatelinknews)

Best PDS Reviewer of the Year

  • Chosen as one of the best reviewers for the journal "Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety" (PDS) for 

Bangladesh Government          

University of Dhaka 


  • [Academic Excellence Awards:] Institute of Statistical Research and Training (ISRT) scholarshipUniversity of Dhaka (~ Tk. 3,500) (07/2000-06/2003)