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Samba Siva Rao Pasupuleti is a Statistician and Demographer with a particular research interest in non-parametric regression models, growth curves, modelling reproductive behaviour of women, contraceptive dynamics, and migrant and health. He did his doctoral research work in Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. He did his M.Sc. in Statistics from the Andhra University, India.
After his masters, Samba worked as lecturer for a brief period of one year where he taught classes to M.Sc. Statistics students in Andhra University. After that, before enrolling for his PhD degree, he worked as a research assistant in Human Genetics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute for about nine months. To date, his research publications in peer reviewed journals are on non-parametric regression models, growth curve fertility models and models on birth order dynamics of women.
Samba joined Deakin University in July 2012. He is currently involved in the Australian Research Council funded research project 'Investigating the dynamics of migration and health in Australia: A Longitudinal study'. The research aims at investigating the trajectories of changes in health and the factors that moderate or otherwise influence those changes over time among Foreign-born relative to Native-born in Australia. Samba works on this project with Dr. Santosh Jatrana, who is the principal investigator for this project.
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