HKU HKU Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Science, HKU
   
 

Awards and Honours


 

 1. Awards and Honours

   Dr CHEUNG Ka Chun
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (2013)
  • Fortis Chair Best Paper Award IME, K.U. Leuven - Fortis Chair (2009)
 
   Professor FUNG Wing Kam Tony
  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (2012)
  • Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (2009)
  • Natural Science Award (Second Class), Higher Education Institution Scientific Research Outstanding Achievement Award, Ministry of Education, China (2009)
  • Research Output Prize, The University of Hong Kong (2009)
  • Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, The Croucher Foundation (2008-09)
  • Outstanding Young Scientist Award, National Natural Science Foundation of China (2004)
  • Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association (2003)
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, The University of Hong Kong (2001)
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (1997)
 
   Dr LAM Kwok Fai Eddy
  • Award for Teaching Innovations in E-learning, Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong (2016-17)
  • Award for Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong (2013-14)
  • Faculty Research Output Prize, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, shared with Dr C M Wong (2006)
 
   Professor LEE Man Sing Stephen
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (2003)
  • Outstanding Young Researcher Award, The University of Hong Kong (2002)
 
   Dr WANG Chen
  • Doris Zimmern HKU-Cambridge Hughes Hall Fellowship (2019-20)
 
   Dr WAT Kam Pui
  • University Teaching Feedback Award, Faculty of Science, HKU (2017)
 
   Professor YANG Hailiang
  • Elected Honorary Fellow, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (2014)
  • Corresponding Member, Swiss Association of Actuaries (2014)
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, The University of Hong Kong (2013-14)
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (2004)
  • Outstanding Teaching Award of Faculty of Social Sciences, HKU (1999)
 
   Professor YAO Jianfeng
  • Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (2018)
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (2012)
  • Elected Member, Board of Directors, Societe de Mathematique Appliquee et Industrielle (SMAI/MAS, France) (2006-2010)
 
   Professor YIN Guosheng
  • Patrick S C Poon Professorship in Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong (2018)
  • Fellow, American Statistics Association (2013)
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (2012)
  • James E. Grizzle Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill (2009)
 
   Professor YUEN Kam Chuen
  • Research Grant Award, SOA Centre of Actuarial Excellence, Research Grant Competition (2013)
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (2004)
  • Research Paper Award, Actuarial Society of Hong Kong (1996)
 
 

 2. Other Distinctions

   Dr CHEUNG Ka Chun
  • Chairman, Scientific Programme Committee, ISI Young Statisticians Meeting (2013)
 
   Professor FUNG Wing Kam Tony
  • President, International Association for Statistical Computing, (2017-19); Vice President, International Association for Statistical Computing (2007-09)
  • President, Hong Kong Statistical Society (2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07)
  • Council Member, International Statistical Institute (2017-19)
  • Board of Directors, International Chinese Statistical Association (2008-10)
  • Member, Elections Committee, International Statistical Institute (2005, 2006)
  • Council Member, International Association for Statistical Computing (2005-09)
  • Member, East Asian Outreach Committee, International Statistical Institute (2005-present)
  • On the list of HKU scholars among the Top 1% scholars irrespective of universities, as shown in the Scholars Hub of HKU Library (2012)
  • Co-editor of book series: “Advances in Statistics, Probability and Actuarial Science”, published by World Scientific (2010-present)
  • Associate Editor, Statistics and its Interface (2007-10)
  • Associate Editor, Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics (2005-19)
  • Associate Editor, Computational Statistics (2001-19)
  • Associate Editor, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis (1999-2008, 2012-13)
  • Co-Chair, IASC Programme Committee, 59th World Statistics Congress of International Statistical Institute (ISI), Hong Kong, August 2013
  • Co-Chair, International Workshop on Statistical Computing in Quantitative Finance and Biostatistics, Taiwan, December, 2011
  • Co-Chair, IASC Programme Committee, 56th World Statistics Congress of International Statistical Institute (ISI), Portugal, August, 2007
 
   Professor LEE Man Sing Stephen
  • Executive Editor, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (1 January 2019 – 31 December 2020)
  • Associate Editor, Statistica Sinica (1 August 2014 – 31 July 2017)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (1 January 2015 – 31 December 2017)
 
   Professor YANG Hailiang
  • Chairman, Scientific Committee of the Samos Biannual Conferences in Actuarial Science & Finance, Samos, Greece (2018, 2020)
  • Chairman, Scientific Committee of the 18th International Congress of Insurance Mathematics and Economics, Shanghai, July 10-12, 2014
  • Chairman, Scientific Committee of the 16th International Congress of Insurance Mathematics and Economics, Hong Kong, June 28-30, 2012
  • Zijiang Professor, School of Finance and Statistics, East China Normal University (July 2007-present)
  • Editor, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (2018-present); Associate Editor, Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (2003-2017)
  • Series Editor of book series: “Springer Actuarial”, published by Springer (2017-present)
  • Co-editor of book series: “Advances in Statistics, Probability and Actuarial Science”, published by World Scientific (2010-present)
  • Associate Editor, North American Actuarial Journal (2013-present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (JIMO) (2012-present)
  • Associate Editor, Stochastics: An International Journal of Probability and Stochastic Processes (2008-present)
  • Associate Editor, Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica (2007-present)
  • Guest Editor, a special issue of Risk and Decision Analysis on Insurance and Finance (2011)
  • Section Editor, Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance, published by Wiley (2010)
  • Guest Editor, a special issue of The Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (JIMO) (2005-2006)
  • Keynote or Plenary speaker in more than 20 international conferences, including the Tenth International Congress of Insurance Mathematics and Economics, Leuven, Belgium, July 18 to July 20, 2006
 
   Professor YAO Jianfeng
  • Council Member, Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability (August 2019-)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Multivariate Analysis (2019-present)
  • Associate Editor, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2018-present)
  • Associate Editor, Bernoulli (2013-2016)
  • Associate Editor, ESAIM: Proceedings (2012-present)
  • Associate Editor, Random Matrices: Theory and Applications (2011-present)
 
   Professor YIN Guosheng
  • On the list of HKU scholars among the Top 1% scholars irrespective of universities, as shown in the Scholars Hub of HKU Library (2015)
  • Board of Directors, International Chinese Statistical Association (2011-2013)
  • David P. Byar Awards Committee for the Biometrics Section of American Statistical Association (2011-2013)
  • Associate Editor, Statistical Analysis and Data Mining (2018-present)
  • Associate Editor, Japanese Journal of Statistics and Data Science (2018-present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Statistical Association (2013-present)
  • Associate Editor, Contemporary Clinical Trials (2012-present)
  • Associate Editor, Bayesian Analysis (2009-2015)
 
   Professor YUEN Kam Chuen
  • President, Hong Kong Statistical Society (2019-present)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Advances in Survival Analysis, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2016)
  • Associate Editor, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2005-present)
 
 

 3. Awards/Honours Achieved by Former/Emeritus Staff

   Professor LI Wai Keung
  • Outstanding Service Award, International Chinese Statistical Association (2009)
  • Honorary Membership, Hong Kong Statistical Society (2009)
  • Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (2006)
  • Fellow, American Statistical Association (2003)
  • Croucher Senior Research Fellowship, The Croucher Foundation (2003)
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, The University of Hong Kong
  • Outstanding Research Supervisor Award, The University of Hong Kong (2000)
  • Ten Years Service Award, Hong Kong Medical Technology Association Quality Assurance Programme (1999)
  • Member, International Statistical Institute (1991)
 
   Professor TONG H
  • Senior Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Bologna, Italy (2014)
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, International Chinese Statistical Association (2012)
  • Hsu Pao-Lu Colloquium Speaker, Peking University (2011)
  • Guy Medal in Silver, Royal Statistical Society (2007)
  • Distinguished Visitor, University of Western Australia, Perth (2002)
  • Distinguished Research Achievement Award, The University of Hong Kong (2002)
  • Member to nominate candidates for the Nobel prize in Economics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (2001)
  • Year-2000 Chinese National Natural Science Award (Class II) in Mathematics, The State Council, People's Republic of China (2001)
  • Foreign Member, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (2000)
  • Honorary Fellow, The Institute of Actuaries (1999)
  • Alan T. Craig Lecturer, The University of Iowa, USA (1999)
  • Special Plenary Lecturer, 15th Nordic Meeting in Mathematical Statistics, Lund, Sweden (1994)
  • Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1993)
  • Member, International Statistical Institute (1983)
 
Updated in September 2020