Dr Monita Baruah BSc MSc PhD

Dr Monita Baruah

School of Mathematics
Associate Professor
Programme Director of MSc Financial Mathematics, Dubai

Contact details

University of Birmingham, Dubai Campus
Dubai International Academic City
Dubai, UAE

Monita Baruah is an Associate Professor in Statistics and the Programme Director of the MSc in Financial Mathematics in Dubai. With a robust academic background spanning over two decades, she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her role.

In her research interests, she focuses on regression and time series analysis for business and health analytics, as well as queueing theory. A few of her publications in international journals have dealt with queuing theory models in combination with service interruptions and customer impatience.


  • Fellow of the UK Professional Standards Framework (FHEA)
  • PhD in Queuing Theory in Operations Research, Brunel University London
  • MSc in Statistics with specialisation in Operations Research, Gauhati University, Assam, India
  • BSc in Statistics, Gauhati University, Assam, India


Monita is an esteemed educator with a rich background in Statistics and Data Analytics, boasting over 23 years of teaching experience. Her journey into academia began with a Masters in Statistics from Gauhati University, Assam, India, and is a Gold Medallist for securing a First-Class-First position in her MSc. Fuelling her academic passion, she pursued a PhD in Queueing Theory from Brunel University, West London, United Kingdom.
While pursuing her MSc, she was offered a position in a Government of India Insurance Company and embarked on her professional journey. However, her deep-seated interest in academia prompted her transition to a Lecturer in Statistics at Cotton University, India.

Driven by her passion for teaching and research, Monita sought opportunities abroad, serving as a Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Bahrain. Her expertise and experience flourished as she joined the Department of Statistics at the University of Leeds, followed by a position as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter. In addition to her teaching roles, she contributed as the Programme Director of BSc in Business Analytics at the University of Exeter.

Beyond her academic pursuits, Monita finds joy in embracing new experiences, enriching her ability to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Her interests extend to music and dance, reflecting her vibrant and multifaceted personality.


  • LM Mathematical Finance
  • LM Statistical methods in Finance and Economics
  • LM Advanced Mathematical Finance

Postgraduate supervision

Predictive Modelling in Finance, Business, and Health. Analysing Waiting time in Queuing Theory.


Research Themes

  • Business and Health Analytics
  • Regression and Time series forecasting
  • Queuing Theory

Other activities

  • Member of Operational Research Society
  • Member of Royal Statistical Society
  • Member of Institute of Mathematical Statistics


Monita Baruah, Kailash C. Madan and Tillal Eldabi (2014). "A Batch Arrival Single Server Queue with Server Providing General Service in Two Fluctuating Modes and Reneging during Vacation and Breakdowns." Journal of Probability and Statistics, Hindawi Publishing Corporation.2014, (Article, ID.319318), 2014. Doi:/10.1155/2014/319318

Monita Baruah, Kailash C. Madan and Tillal Eldabi (2013). "An Vacation Queue with Balking and Optional Re-service." Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol.17, No.7, 837-856.

Monita Baruah, Kailash C. Madan and Tillal Eldabi (2013). "A Batch Arrival Queue with Second Optional Service and Reneging during Vacation Periods." Revista Investigacion Operacional, Vol.34, No.3, 244-258.

Monita Baruah, Kailash C. Madan and Tillal Eldabi (2013). "A Two Stage Batch Arrival Queue with Reneging during Vacation and Breakdown periods." American Journal of Operation Research, 3, 570-580.

Monita Baruah, Kailash C. Madan and Tillal Eldabi (2012). "Balking and Re-service in a Vacation Queue with Batch Arrival and Two Types of Heterogeneous Service." Journal of Mathematics Research.” Vol.4, No.4. 114-124.

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