Md Zobaer Hasan

Lecturer
School of Science

Primary: MdZobaer.Hasan@monash.edu
Secondary: +603 5515 9754
Room 4-8-28
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6378-6333

Dr. Md Zobaer Hasan is currently a lecturer with the School of Science, Monash University Malaysia (MUM). He obtained his BSc (Hons) in Statistics and MSc in Statistics from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh. He then undertook his PhD in Financial Statistics at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. During his Ph.D., he focused his research on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) market of Bangladesh and published his papers in some high impact journals as well as attended some renowned international conference. After that, he has started to do research on Malaysian stock market as well as the stock markets in developing countries. Currently, he is engaging himself in some public health and biostatistics related research works which will be analyzed using statistical tools. He wants to establish a sound quantitative research in different disciplines of statistics, mainly in the discipline of applied statistics and biostatistics.

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Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Financial Statistics, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2014
  • Master in Statistics, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science (Statistics), Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh, 2007

Expertise

  • Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, Financial Statistics, Public Health

Research Interests

  • COVID-19
  • Child Malnutrition
  • Stock Market

Teaching

  • SCI1020 (Introduction to Statistical Reasoning)
  • STA2216 (Data Analysis for Science)
  • FST4280 / MBS4280 / BIO4280 / BTH4280 / CHM4280 (Honours Statistics Coursework)

Book chapters

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, 2013, Bank’s Technical Efficiency in Malaysia (In Selected Studies on Stocks, Bonds and Currencies for Malaysian and International Markets Edited by Cheng Fan Fah and Mazrah Malek-Chapter 3), Mc.Graw Hill, Malaysia.

Scholarly Journals

Mohammed Zeehan Saleheen, Arshad Adam Salema, Shah Mohammad Mominul Islam, Charles R Sarimuthu and Md Zobaer Hasan, “A target-oriented performance assessment and model development of a grid-connected solar PV (GCPV) system for a commercial building in Malaysia”, Renewable Energy, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2021.02.108, 2021.

Mir Imtiyaz Ali, Moniruddin Chowdhury, Md. Rabiul Islam, Goh Yee Ling, ABM Alauddin Chowdhury, Md Zobaer Hasan and Yukihito Higashi, “Relaxing Music Reduces Blood Pressure and Heart Rate among Pre-Hypertensive Young Adults: A Randomized Control Trial”, The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, doi: 10.1111/jch.14126, 2020.

Omar Sharif, Md Zobaer Hasan, Mohammad Abdul Halim, Md. Mehedi Hasan and Mahboobeh Zangeneh Sirdari, “Regression Analysis to Rank: Evidence from Profit Risk and Efficiency”, Communications in Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 2(2), 2020.

Omar Sharif and Md Zobaer Hasan, “Forecasting the Stock Price by using Holt’s Method”, Indonesian Journal of Contemporary Management Research, Vol. 1(1), 2019.

Omar Sharif, Md Zobaer Hasan, Chang Yun Fah and Mahboobeh Zangeneh Sirdari, “Efficiency analysis by combination of frontier methods: Evidence from unreplicated linear functional relationship model”, Business and Economic Horizons, Vol. 15(1), pp. 107-125, 2019.

Omar Sharif, Md Zobaer Hasan, Florentina Kurniasari, Atang Hermawan and Ardi Gunardi, “Productivity and efficiency analysis using DEA: Evidence from financial companies Listed in Bursa Malaysia”, Management Science Letters, Vol. 9(2), pp. 301-312, 2019.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Md. Azizul Baten and Md. Mohan Uddin, “Validity of Fama and French Three-Factor Model with CAPM in Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange Market”, Journal of Internet Banking & Commerce, Vol. 22(S8), pp. 01-15, 2017.

Kazi Mohammad Masum, Mohammad Nabidul Islam, Narayan Saha, Md Zobaer Hasan and Asyraf Mansor, “Assessment of Land Grabbing from Protected Forest Areas of Bhawal National Park in Bangladesh”, Landscape Research, Vol. 41(3), pp. 330-343, 2016.

Md Zobaer Hasan and Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, “Evaluation of the Domestic Banks Technical Efficiency in Malaysia”, Bulletin of Mathematics, Vol. 7(1), pp. 65-79, 2015.

Azmi Tamat, Shahrier Pawanchik, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Mohd Faiz Hilmi, Habibah Haji Lateh, Md. Zobaer Hasan, Kanis Fatama Ferdushi and Md. Kamrul Hossain  "An Analysis of Variation of Turn Out Time and Response Time in Penang State Fire and Rescue Department”, Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 7(4), pp. 200-208, DOI: 10.3923/jest.2014, 2014.

Md. Zobaer  Hasan and Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, “Contribution of Co-skewness and Co-kurtosis of the Higher Moment CAPM for Finding the Technical Efficiency”, Economics Research International, Vol. 2014, Article ID 253527, 9 pages, 2014.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “An Empirical Analysis  of  Higher Moment  Capital  Asset Pricing  Model”,  Modern Applied  Science,  Vol. 7(5), doi: 10.5539/mas.v7n5p11, 2013.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “Analyzing and Estimating Portfolio Performance of Bangladesh Stock Market”, American Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 10(2), pp. 139-146, doi: 10.3844/ajassp.2013.139.146, 2013.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “Relationship between Risk and Expected Returns: Evidence from the Dhaka Stock Exchange”, Procedia Economics and Finance, Vol. 2C, pp. 1-8,doi: 10.1016/S2212-5671(12)00058-5, 2012.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “A Cobb Douglas Stochastic Frontier Model on Measuring Domestic Bank Efficiency in Malaysia”, PLoS ONE, 7(8): e42215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0042215, 2012.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “An Analysis of the CAPM for Dhaka Stock Exchange: Evidence from Non-financial Sector”, GSTF Journal on Business Review, Vol. 2(1), pp. 13-18, 2012.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “Stochastic Frontier Model Approach for Measuring Stock Market Efficiency with Different Distributions”, PLoS ONE, 7(5): e37047. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037047, 2012.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “Estimating Stock Market Technical Efficiency for Truncated Normal Distribution: Evidence from Dhaka Stock Exchange”, Trends in Applied Sciences Research, Vol. 7(7), pp. 532-540, 2012.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, “A Validity Test of Capital Asset Pricing Model for Dhaka Stock Exchange”,  Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 11(20), pp. 3490-3496, 2011.

Research Grants

  • Mohmad Farooq Shaikh, Narayanan Ramakrishnan, Edward Ooi Chien Wei, Varghese Swamy, Pooria Pasbakhsh, Tridib Saha, Liang Shiuan-Ni, Teo Bee Guan, Alice Chuah Lay Hong, Md Zobaer Hasan, Levin Kuhlmann, Patrick Kwan, Terence O'Brien, Khoo Ching Soong and Mohammed Tahir Ansari, 2020, Development of Automated Epileptic Seizure Detection & Drug Based Prevention Device, Grant: Monash Malaysia NEED Grant Scheme 2021 - 2023, RM 262,000.
  • Nafees Ahemad Muhammed Yunus, Sharifah Binti Hassan and Md Zobaer Hasan, 2020, Design and development of new anti-HIV agents based on quinolone Scaffolds, Seed Grant: Tropical Medicine and Biology Research Platform, Monash University Malaysia, RM 10,000.
  • Md Zobaer Hasan and Akram Hasanov , 2019, Study the Influence of Efficiency Scores on the Share Performance of Financial Sectors Listed in the ASEAN-5 Stock Markets, Seed Grant: Global Asia in the 21st Century (GA21), Monash University Malaysia, RM 7,440.
  • Wee Wei Yee, Hue Seow Mun and Md Zobaer Hasan, 2019, Gamification Approach in learning and Teaching of Linux for non-IT based Users, Seed Grant: Global Asia in the 21st Century (GA21), Monash University Malaysia, RM 10,000.
  • Md Zobaer Hasan and Kuang Kee Seng, 2017, Analyzing Malaysian Stock Market Performance with Stochastic Frontier Analysis, UTARRF, Universiti
    Tunku Abdul Rahman, RM 35,000.

Postgraduate Student (Present)

  1. Hira Javaid (Co-supervision) - Comparative Analysis of Existing WGS Analysis Tools and Developed a Computational Method for the Analysis of Next Generation Bacterial Sequences.

Honours Student (Present)

  1. Chow Chui Yi (Main supervision) - Knowledge, Attitude, Perception and Factors Related to Tobacco Consumption Among University Students.

Third Year Project Student (Present)

  1. Ng Khai Yuen (Main supervision) - Role of Meteorological Variables in Covid-19 Spread: A Case Study from a Tropical Country, Malaysia.

Third Year Project Students (Completed)

  1. Nezza Othman (Main supervision) - The Influence of Gender and Age Groups on the Mortality of Covid-19 In Malaysia: A Statistical Analysis.
  2. Wong Hui Shan (Main supervision) - A Study on Effect of Total Population and Population Density on the Spread of Covid-19 in Malaysia.
  3. Wong Kwee Lin (Main supervision) - An Empirical Analysis of Capital Asset Pricing Model in KLSE Market.
  4. Lem Wei Hao (Co-supervision) - Machine Learning of Big Data.
  5. Ng Tian Yong (Co-supervision) - Kinetic Study of the Thermal Decomposition of Biomass.

Research Collaborations

  • School of Computing & Mathematics, Charles Sturt University, Australia.
  • Department of Public Health, Daffodil International University, Bangladesh.
  • Department of Physiotherapy, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia.
  • Faculty of Languages and Translation, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia.

Academic/Corporate Community Engagements

Local Presentations

Md Zobaer Hasan, Omar Sharif, Chang Yun Fah and Mahboobeh Zangeneh Sirdari, Efficiency Analysis by Combination of Parametric and Non-parametric Approach: Evidence from Bursa Malaysia, The 62nd ISI World Statistics Congress (ISI WSC 2019), August 18-23, 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Omar Sharif, Md Zobaer Hasan, Chang Yun Fah, Mahboobeh Zangeneh Sirdari, Efficiency and Profit Risk: Evidence from the Financial Companies Listed in Bursa Malaysia, The 4th ISM International Statistical Conference (ISM-IV), August 01-02, 2018, Sunway University, Malaysia.

Sujan Chowdhury, Ng Tian Yong, Tan Jia En, Ong Kah Sheng, Md Zobaer Hasan and P.Prakas A/L S.Palanychamy, Kinetic Study on Pyrolysis of Coconut Fiber with Kissinger-Akahira-Sunose (KAS), Ozawa-Flynn-Wall (OFW) and Coats-Redfern (CR) Methods, First International Conference on Ideation and Innovations in Sustainable Sciences and Technologies (IISST 17), 30 June-2 July, 2017, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

Md. Golzare Nabi, Md. Aminul Islam, Md Zobaer Hasan and  Rosni Bakar, Measuring the Efficiency of Commercial Banks in Bangladesh: A Stochastic Frontier Approach, Malaysia Statistics Conference 2016, 15 November, 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Kazi Mohammad Masum, Mohammad Nabidul Islam, Narayan Saha, Md Zobaer Hasan and Asyraf Mansor, Industrialization Inside the Protected Areas of Bangladesh- Status, Trend, Cause and Effect of Land Use Change, The 9th Regional IMT-GT Uninet Conference, November 03 - 05, 2014, Penang, Malaysia.

Md Zobaer Hasan and Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, An Empirical Analysis of Capital Asset Pricing Model for Malaysian Stock Market, The 10th IMT-GT International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and Its Applications (ICMSA 2014), October 14 - 16, 2014, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

Md Zobaer Hasan and Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Cross-sectional Test of the Fama-French Three-Factor Model: Evidence from Bangladesh Stock Market, Statistics and Operational Research International Conference 2013  (SORIC 2013),  December  03 -  05,  2013,  Sarawak, Malaysia.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, Measuring Technical Efficiency using the Risk Factors of Higher Moment CAPM, 6th International Economics and Business Management Conference 2013 (IEBMC 2013), October 03 - 04, 2013, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, Bank’s  Technical Efficiency in Malaysia, National Research & Innovation Conference for Graduate Students in Social Sciences 2012 (GS-NRIC 2012), December 07 - 09, 2012, Melaka, Malaysia.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, An Empirical Analysis of Higher Moment Capital Asset Pricing Model, International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (iCMR 2012), November 01-03, 2012, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, A Stochastic Frontier Approach for Computing Technical Efficiency of the Listed Domestic Banks in KLSE Market, 14th Malaysian  Finance  Association Conference 2012 (MFAC 2012)  -  Financial Market,  June 01-03, 2012,Penang, Malaysia.

International Presentations

Md Zobaer Hasan and Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Cross-Sectional Test of The Fama-French Three-Factor Model: Evidence from Bursa Malaysia, The 3rd International Seminar on Operational Research (InteriOR 2015), August 21 - 23, 2015, Medan, Indonesia.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, Analyzing portfolio performance of Bangladesh stock market, International Conference on Mathematics, Statistics and its Applications (ICMSA 2012), November 19 - 21, 2012, Bali, Indonesia.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, Stock Market Technical Efficiency for Half Normal Distribution, International Conference on Business and Management (IBSM 2012), September 06- 07, 2012, Phuket, Thailand.

Md Zobaer Hasan, Anton Abdulbasah Kamil, Adli Mustafa and Md. Azizul Baten, Risk-Return Association of Dhaka Stock Exchange Market: A Capital Asset Pricing Model Framework, 2nd Annual International Conference on Accounting and Finance (AF 2012), May 21-22, 2012, Singapore.

Awards

2020

  • Gold (Education) Award, 31st International, Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition in Malaysia.

2012

  • Malaysian International Scholarship Award, Ministry of Higher Education

2011

  • “Sanggar Sanjung Award 2012” for Journal Publication, Universiti Sains Malaysia,