Dr Jyoti Thanvi MSc PhD

Dr Jyoti Thanvi

School of Mathematics
Assistant Professor

Contact details

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

Dr Jyoti Thanvi has a rich and diversified academic career of more than two decades. It includes teaching, academic administration, research, and capacity building. Jyoti is currently working on distribution
theory and disease modelling.


  • PhD in Statistics, University of Rajasthan, 2004
  • MSc in Statistics, University of Rajasthan, 1998


Dr Jyoti Thanvi started teaching as a part time lecturer in 1999 after completing her Masters in statistics, and subsequently started her research in the field of biostatistics. She has a rich experience of almost 23
years of teaching in various institutes of repute in higher education in India. She also worked as an academic administrator in her tenure as Dean and Professor in JECRC College Jaipur for more than four years. She has also worked as Assistant Director in Department of Planning, Government of Rajasthan for almost a year. But the teacher inside her compelled her to continue her journey as an educator, so she again joined as an Assistant Professor in 2017. She has highly cited publications in her account. Her specialization is biostatistics. She also writes on women's issues and a strong believer of equality in society.


Semester 1

LM Stochastic Processes

Semester 2

LM Numerical Methods and Numerical Linear Algebra

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Jyoti Thanvi has been involved in supervising PG and PhD students in the areas of:

  • Distribution Theory
  • Biostatistics
  • Applied statistics
  • Actuarial Statistics


Research Activity

Dr Thanvi has worked in biostatistics and public health. She is currently working on distribution theory and disease modelling.