HKU HKU Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU

Research Groups


Our research can be classified into four main research directions: (See our Research Activities and Research Outputs)


 Research Interests of Individual Staff

   Dr. Yuan CAO, BS Fudan; MS, PhD Princeton

Machine Learning, Learning Theory, High-Dimensional Data Analysis, Optimization.

   Professor K.C. CHEUNG, BSc(ActuarSc), PhD HK; ASA

Actuarial Science; Dependent Structures; Stochastic Orders; Risk Measures; Optimal Insurance; Extreme Value Theory

   Dr. Long FENG, BS Renmin U, PhD Rutgers

Statistical Machine Learning, Image Data Analysis, High-dimensional Statistics, Deep Learning

   Professor Wing K. FUNG, BSocSc HK; PhD HK; FIMS; FASA; FAAAS

Robustness; Longitudinal Data Analysis; DNA Profiling and Forensic Statistics; Statistical Genomics

   Dr. Kai HAN, PhD HK

Computer Vision; Machine Learning; Deep Learning

   Dr. C.W. KWAN, BSc, PhD HK

Influential observations; Multivariate statistics; Non-Linear Random Model

   Dr. Eddy K.F. LAM, BA Saint Thomas; MA New Brunswick; PhD HK

Survival Analysis. Biostatistics. Public Health. Analysis of Infectious Diseases.

   Dr. Adela S.M. LAU, BEng City; MSc HK; PhD CUHK

Big Data Analytics and Risk Management; Social Media Analytics and Intelligent Marketing; Business/Health Informatics; Knowledge Management and IS Adoption; E-business Strategies and Applications

   Dr. David LEE, BSc(ActuarSc), MPhil HK; PhD British Columbia; ASA

Copula modelling; extreme value theory; high-dimensional dependence structures; multivariate tail dependence

   Professor Stephen M.S. LEE, BA, PhD Cantab

Bootstrap; Resampling Methods; Statistical theory: Asymptotics and Applications

   Dr. Eric A.L. LI, BSc HK; MEcon, PhD Syd

Real option theory and applications; Resource economics; Quantitative trading; Quantum computing, blockchain and smart contracts

   Professor G.D. LI, BSc, MSc Peking; PhD HK

Time Series Analysis; Financial Econometrics; Quantile Regression; High Dimensional Data Analysis; Machine Learning

   Dr. C. WANG, PhD NUS

Random Matrix Theory; Time Series Analysis; High-Dimensional Data Analysis

   Dr. K.P. WAT, BSc(ActuarSc), PhD HK; SFHEA; FSA; FASHK; CERA; FRM

Actuarial Science; Financial Mathematics; Insurance Risk Models; Financial Risk Analysis; Enterprise Risk Management

   Professor H.L. YANG, BSc Inner Mongolia; MMath Waterloo; PhD Alberta; ASA; HonFIA

Actuarial Science; Insurance Risk Models; Mathematical Finance

   Professor G.S. YIN, MA Temple; MSc N Carolina; PhD N Carolina

AI, Bayesian methods; Big data; Clinical trials; Deep learning; High-dimensional analysis; Machine learning; Survival analysis

   Dr. Lequan YU, BEng ZJU; PhD CUHK

Medical Image Analysis; Machine Learning; Computer Vision; AI in healthcare

   Professor K.C. YUEN, BSc, MSc, PhD Calgary; ASA

Insurance Risk Modelling; Financial Risk Analysis; Survival Analysis

   Dr. Dora Y. ZHANG, BSc Nankai; MSc, PhD NCSU

Big data analytics; Bayesian methods; Biostatistics; Statistical genetics; Bioinformatics; Public health and biomedical research

   Dr. Michael M.Y. ZHANG, BS UCSB; MS, PhD UT Austin

Machine learning, Bayesian non-parametrics, scalable inference.

   Dr. Z.Q. ZHANG, BSc Nankai; MSc E China Normal; PhD HK

Time Series Analysis; Extreme Value Theory; Insurance Risk Modelling; Machine Learning


Time Series Analysis; Econometrics; Causal Inference