2014 Kish Fellows

Ekow Amissah, Ghana

Mr. Amissah is currently employed as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER).  Ekow believes that taking part in the summer classes will widen his scope on the Survey Methodology technicalities and give him a chance to increase his quantitative analytical and surveying skills as well as statistical programming knowledge to be more qualified and proficient analyst (researcher).

 Opeyemi Fadeyibi, Nigeria (Kish Fellow)

Ms. Fadeyibi is currently employed as a consultant at World Bank.  She received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Demography and Social Statistics, 2011, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.  She believes very strongly that the course selection will greatly improve her weak areas. 

 Shah Ghulam Muhammad, Pakistani (Kish Fellow)

Mr. Ghulam Muhammad is currently employed as an Impact, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).  Mr. Ghulam Muhammad is required to build the capacity of Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation professionals in research and evaluation design from across eight regional member countries. The Sampling Program for Survey Statisticians not only fulfills his existing job challenges but it will also support him to pursue his long-term professional aspirations.

 Nkandu Kabibwa, Zambia (Kish Fellow)

Mr. Nkandu is currently employed as a statistician at the Central Statistical Office in Lusaka, Zambia.  Since Mr. Kabibwa works in the Industrial Statistics branch of the Zambian statistical offices, the course will help him design and select scientific samples for establishment and enterprise surveys. It will also help him improve his academic understanding of survey sampling.

 Ping Lv, China (Kish Fellow)

Dr. Ping is currently an Associate Researcher at Peking University.  Dr. Ping is in charge of the sample design and weighting adjustment of all projects in ISSS. She wants to improve her technical abilities in survey sampling to improve her work, to systematically study survey sampling in order to become an expert in survey sampling.

 Abdullah Mamun, Bangladesh (Kish Fellow)

Mr. Abdullah Mamun is currently employed as a National Specialist, Evaluation, Research at the AGA Khan Foundation Afghanistan.  Abdullah wants to continue his development in the specialized area of survey research with a definite career goal to be one of the best survey specialists in the world by the year 2020. Alternatively this course would also help him to conceptualize and transform his field experience into academic concepts.