HKU Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
What's New?  WHAT'S NEW?
MStat Information Session for 2015 admission.
 

Admission deadline: February 28, 2015.

(Post date: January 2, 2015)

 

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)

 

Professor Yang on receiving the University's Outstanding Researcher Award (ORA) 2013-14! 

Big congratulations to Professor Hailiang Yang on receiving the Universityˇ¦s Outstanding Researcher Award (ORA) 2013-14!

This highly-coveted award is made to researchers of distinction in recognition of their research accomplishments, the quality and quantity of research publications, the ability to attract research grants and high-impact research work.

Professor Yang is well deserved for the award! Congratulations again!

(Post date: December 12, 2014)

 

Dr. Eddy Lam awarded the 2013-14 Award for Teaching Excellence of the Faculty of Science. 

Congratulations to Dr. Eddy Lam who has been awarded the 2013-14 Award for Teaching Excellence of the Faculty of Science. The Award for Teaching Excellence is established to recognize, reward and promote excellence in teaching in the Faculty of Science.

(Post date: November 21, 2014)

 

QS World University Ranking. For the subject of Statistics, HKU was ranked 15th worldwide in 2013. 

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. 

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)

 

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 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)

 

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  Departmental Seminars
January 28, 2015
Large covariance/correlation matrix estimation for temporal data
by Professor Bin NAN
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