HKU Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
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IT office and computer labs. will be closed for all Saturdays in July and August 2017. 

Please note that our IT office and computer labs. will be closed for all Saturdays in July and August 2017.

(Post date: July 4, 2017)

 

Disclaimer: Fraudulent Conference and Scam 

Disclaimer by the HKU Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science concerning a fraudulent conference and scam case

It has come to the notice of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) that suspicious emails are being sent to invite registrations for the “2017 International Conference on Economics, Statistics, Management Science (ESMS2017)” claiming a professor of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Faculty of Science, as one of the General Chairs of the organising committee. The University has reasons to suspect that the aforesaid conference is a fraud.

Please see a disclaimer by the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, HKU here.

(Post date: May 16, 2017)

 

HKU Statistics ranks No. 1 in Hong Kong/China and No. 20 worldwide overall in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017.. 

HKU Statistics ranks No. 1 in Hong Kong/China and No. 20 worldwide overall in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. In terms of employer reputation, HKU Statistics has topped the rank as No. 1 in Asia for at least 4 consecutive years according to the available information on the QS website.

(Post date: March 31, 2017)

 

HKU BSc(Actuarial Science) programme has earned reaccreditation for subjects CT1-CT8 of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) for another period of 5 years beginning 2017. 

HKU BSc(Actuarial Science) programme has earned reaccreditation for subjects CT1-CT8 of the UK Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) for another period of 5 years beginning 2017. It is the first programme to be accredited in Asia. For details, please click here.

(Post date: March 31, 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)

 

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)

 

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 Decision Analytics, Risk Management or Statistics studies. 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)

 

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)

 

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Golden Jubilee Celebration
  Departmental Seminars
AUG 22, 2017
Some aspects of data analysis under confidentiality protection
by Professor Bimal SINHA
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  Public Seminar of PhD Candidate
AUG 21, 2017
Some topics on deep learning & text analytics
by Mr. Tang Yaohua

AUG 28, 2017
Estimation & modeling of realized moments with financial applications
by Mr. SHEN Keren
CAE
The SoA CAE 2013 research grant
Big Data Project Fund
IFA2013
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