Month: August 2014

Two PhD students win presentation awards at the 49th Actuarial Research Conference

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.

UConn Semester in Representation Theory


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.