Congratulations to Professor Hailiang Yang on recently being appointed as a Corresponding Member of the Swiss Association of Actuaries in recognition of his achievements and innovative contribution to actuarial science.
(Post date: October 8, 2014)
Post of the Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science.
(Post date: September 29, 2014)
Congratulations to Dr Gary G.L. Tian on being elected as Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) at the recent round of Membership Election.
(Post date: July 15, 2014)
The QS World University Ranking by Subject has released the latest ranking for 2014. This year, Statistics is the only science subject from HKU that is ranked in the top 20 internationally. For more details, please visit here.
(Post date: March 3, 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 (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)
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 Patrick S C Poon Scholarship in Statistics and Risk Management, 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 5, 2013)