Two UConn PhD students received honorable mentions in the graduate student presentation competition for their presentations at the 49th Actuarial Research Conference in Santa Barbara, CA.
- Wenyuan Zheng – “Portfolio Choice with life Annuities under Probability Distortion”
- Gao Niu – “Agent Based Modeling of P&C Underwriting Cycles”
The official announcement is available here.
The Mathematics Department at the University of Connecticut hosts a Special Semester on Representation Theory in the Fall of 2014. Activities include:
- Distinguished lecture series by Claus Michael Ringel (Universität Bielefeld) and Bernard Leclerc (Université de Caen).
- Colloquium talks by Alexander Kleshchev (University of Oregon), Lutz Hille (Universität Münster), Henning Krause (Universität Bielefeld) and Idun Reiten (NTNU Trondheim).
For more information, visit here.