HKU Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
What's New?  WHAT'S NEW?
Golden Jubilee Celebration 

GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATION
We are excited to inform you that the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is going to celebrate her 50th anniversary!
Let's join us at the Golden Jubilee Banquet on Saturday, 11 March 2017 and share the joy together.
For detail, please visit:
http://www.saasweb.hku.hk/50th

(Post date: November 9, 2016)

 

STEM+ Next Gen Leadership Roundtable on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. 

STEM+ Next Gen Leadership Roundtable on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

For registration, please click here.

(Post date: March 20, 2017)

 

CANCELLED: 50th Anniversary Public Lecture by Dr. Agus Sudjianto on Thursday, March 30, 2017. 

CANCELLED: 50th Anniversary Public Lecture on 'Application of Statistical Models in Commercial Banks' by Dr. Agus Sudjianto on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

(Post date: March 8, 2017)

 

Post of the temporary Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Actuarial Science in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science. 

Post of the temporary Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Actuarial Science (2 posts) in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science.

(Post date: March 7, 2017)

 

Big Data Research Cluster 

As an international premier center in the science disciplines, the Faculty of Science promotes research vibrancy and leading-edge innovation, resulting in the launch of the Big Data Research Cluster project.

Click here for more details: http://www.saasweb.hku.hk/bigdata/

(Post date: February 14, 2017)

 

CAE has been renewed for another period of 5 years. 

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is very pleased to announce that its designation of the Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) has been renewed for another period of 5 years. Click here for the comments from the award body, Society of Actuaries.

(Post date: January 20, 2017)

 

Dr. Patrick Sun-Cheong Poon 

Further to the establishment of the endowed Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science, Dr. Patrick Sun-Cheong Poon has made recurrent donation to continue the Patrick Poon Lecture Series in Actuarial Science, which was established in 2004.

The Department is also deeply grateful to Dr. Poon for his great generosity in making donation to continue the Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Actuarial Science, which awards up to ten Actuarial Science freshmen. In 2012, Dr. Poon pledged another donation to the University of Hong Kong for the establishment of Dr Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Statistics, which awards up to four outstanding undergraduates who pursue a first Major in Statistics and/or Risk Management. Please click here for more details on the scholarships.

(Post date: May 31, 2016)

 

Prof. SAW Swee Hock awarded Honorary Doctor of Letters. 

Congratulations to Professor SAW Swee Hock, the Founding Chair of SAAS, on being conferred the Honorary Doctor of Letters by National University of Singapore (NUS). Honorary Doctorates are the highest accolade of NUS. (Read more)

(Post date: May 18, 2016)

 

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. 

HKU Statistics ranks NUMBER ONE in Hong Kong and No.23 worldwide (No.3 in Asia) overall according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016! For more details, please visit here.

(Post date: March 22, 2016)

 

HKU ranks high in science disciplines in U.S. News Subject Rankings of Best Global Universities. 

According to U.S. News & World Report 2014, HKU ranks high in many science subjects in the "Best Global Universities Rankings" of which HKU Mathematics and Statistics rank the 9th in the "Best Global Universities Rankings for Mathematics". For more details, please visit here.

(Post date: December 18, 2014)

 

HKU is ranked No. 1 in Asia and No. 10 worldwide in a publication of the official journal of the Society of Actuaries, North American Actuarial Journal. 

HKU is ranked No. 1 in Asia and No. 10 worldwide in a publication of the official journal of the Society of Actuaries, North American Actuarial Journal (2013 Vol. 17, 3-12), in terms of publication pages in the actuarial journals included in the study over a 30-year period from 1982 to 2011.

(Post date: August 13, 2013)

 

+ more  
Picture of SAAS
  Departmental Seminars
MAR 28, 2017
A statistical aspect in risk management for equity-linked insurance
by Dr. Yasutaka SHIMIZU

MAR 29, 2017
Consistency and asymptotic normality of maximum likelihood estimators of a multiplicative time-varying smooth transition correlation garch model
by Professor Timo TERÄSVIRTA

MAR 31, 2017
Negative control analysis & its application to air pollution studies
by Dr. MIAO Wang

MAR 31, 2017
Efficient estimation for semiparametric structural equation models with censored data
by Mr. WONG Kin Yau
+ more
CAE
The SoA CAE 2013 research grant
Big Data Project Fund
IFA2013
Facebook