Hadi Safari Katesari (hsafarik)

Hadi Safari Katesari

Teaching Assistant Professor

Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering and Science

Department of Mathematical Sciences


  • PhD (2021) Southern Illinois University (Mathematics with concentration in Statistics)


Bayesian inference, multivariate time series analysis, high-dimensional data analysis, factor analysis, actuarial science, business analytics, big data, dependencies and copula models

Institutional Service

  • Evaluating MA 703 course presentation Member
  • Domestic accepted student reception for master program of data science Member
  • Accepted student reception for master program of data science Member
  • MA 540WN discussion for syllabus improvement Member

Professional Service

  • Journal of Statistics in Transition New Series Peer Reviewer
  • Mathematical Reviews Peer Reviewer


(2021 - present) Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey

Honors and Awards

(2019-2021) Doctoral Fellowship Award, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; Funded by Southern Illinois University

Professional Societies

  • ASEE – American Society for Engineering Education Member
  • Stevens CAREER Club Member
  • ASA – American Statistical Association Member
  • AMS – American Mathematical Society Member

Selected Publications

8. Safari-Katesari, H., Samadi, S., Y., and Zaroudi, S., (2020), Modelling count data via copulas, Statistics, 54 (6), 1-27, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02331888.2020.1867140.

7. Zaroudi, S., Faridrohani, M., Behzadi, M. H., and Safari-Katesari, H., (2022), Copula-based modeling for IBNR claim loss reserving, Scientia Iranica, DOI: 10.24200/SCI.2021.54706.3878.

6. AL‐Amery, M., Battaglia, M., Serson, W., Sadeghpour, A., Lee, C. D., Knot, C., Swiggart, E., Safari‐Katesari, H., and Hildebrand, D., (2022), Yield and growth characteristics of a high oil/protein soybean with Enhanced DGAT, Agronomy Journal, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20981

5. Safari-Katesari, H., and Zaroudi, S., (2021), Analysing the impact of dependency on conditional survival functions using copulas, Statistics in Transition New Series, 22(1), 217-226, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/stattrans-2021-013.

4. Kumar, P., Hashemi, M., Herbert, S. J., Jahanzad, E., Safari-Katesari, H., Battaglia, M., Zandvakili, O., and Sadeghpour, A., (2021), Integrated management practices for establishing shawnee switchgrass, Agronomy, 11(7), 1400, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11071400.

3. Safari-Katesari, H., and Zaroudi, S., (2020), Count copula regression model using generalized beta distribution of the second kind, Statistics in Transition New Series, 21(2), 1-12, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/stattrans-2020-011.

2. Safari-Katesari, H., and Zaroudi, S., (2016), Effects of coverage choice by predictive modeling on frequency of accidents, Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 5(3), 28-33.

1. Safari-Katesari, H., and Fathi-Vajargah. B., (2015), Testing adverse selection using Frank copula approach in Iran insurance markets, Journal of Mathematics and Computer Science, 15 (2), 154-158, http://dx.doi.org/10.22436/jmcs.015.02.07.


MA 701: Statistical Inference
MA 641: Time Series Analysis I
MA 541: Statistical Methods