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Department Research Seminar: Application of Text Analytics in Compilation of External Merchandise Trade Statistics

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance was pleased to organise a research seminar titled “Application of Text Analytics in Compilation of External Merchandise Trade Statistics” on 1 June 2022 via Zoom. The seminar attracted over 40 students and colleagues to participate. Our guest speakers, Mr. Benjamin Chan (Research Manager), Ms. Natalie Chung (Statistician) and…

Department Research Seminar on “Advanced Topics in Data Science”

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance and IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Society Chapter co-organised a research seminar titled “Bridging K-12 Mathematics and Computational Thinking in the Scratch Community: A Big Data Analysis” on 24 March 2022 via Zoom. We are delighted to have Dr. Dickson Chiu, Lecturer of the Faculty of Education, The…

Department Research Seminar on Advanced Topics in Data Science: Artificial Intelligence for a Better Future

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance and IEEE Hong Kong Section Computer Society Chapter co-organised a research seminar titled “Advanced Topics in Data Science: Artificial Intelligence for a Better Future” on 23 November 2021. We are delighted to invite Dr Mehmood Nawaz, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Bio-Medical Engineering at The Chinese University…

Research Seminars and Forums

Department Research Seminar: Application of Text Analytics in Compilation of External Merchandise Trade Statistics The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Insurance was pleased to organise a research seminar titled “Application of Text Analytics in Compilation of External Merchandise Trade Statistics” on 1 June 2022 via Zoom. Department Research Seminar on “Advanced Topics in Data Science”…

Research

Our faculty members are active in academic research and frequently publish their research outputs in top-tier journals. The Department has a team of experts in various research areas such as data mining, statistical modeling, asset management, option pricing, actuarial science and risk management. Our faculty members have been actively participating in a wide range of externally…

Research Funding

MSI Department RGC Grants Record Year No. of Applications No. of Grants Approved (Successful Rate) Overall Successful Rate Total Amount (in HK$) FDS IIDS FDS IIDS 2022/23 8 0 3 (37.5%) NA 37.5% $4,179,250 2021/22 4 0 2 (50.0%) NA 50.0% $1,888,270 2020/21 6 0 4 (66.7%) NA 66.7% $4,807,300 2019/20 5 0 1 (20.0%)…

Research Areas

Research Area Member Credibility Theory, Financial Mathematics, Data Analytics, InsurTech, Machine Learning Dr Yongzhao Chen Differential Geometry Dr William Liu Data mining, Statistical Modelling, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing Dr SK Choy, Dr Benson Lam, Dr Jacky Leung Financial Time Series Analysis, Change-Point Analysis Dr Timothy Ng, Dr Tom Ng Formation of Finite-Time Singularities…

Symposia in Data Science – Risk Management

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics held the third day of “Symposia in Data Science” on 14 April 2016. The theme of the day was “Risk Management”. The Department invited Mr Simon Lam (Munich Reinsurance Company), Ms Nora Li (Cathay Conning Asset Management Limited) and Ms Cathy Lin (Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A.) to be the guest…
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