Liang Hong

Liang Hong

Associate Professor - Mathematical Sciences
 
972-883-2161
FO 2.408E
Personal webpage
ORCID
Tags: Actuarial Science & Insurance Data Science Operations Research Bayesian Analysis and Machine Learning

Professional Preparation

PhD - Mathematics
Purdue University - 2009
MS - Mathematics (Concentration: Applied Statistics)
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis - 2005
BA - Economics (Major: Investment and Management)
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics - 2000

Research Areas

Actuarial Science, Insurance Data Science, and Risk Analysis
Bayesian Analysis and Machine/Statistical Learning
Operations Research & Analytics

Publications

https://sites.google.com/view/lianghong/home/research - publications

Awards

Casualty Actuarial Society and Society of Actuaries Individual Grant - Society of Actuaries & Casualty Actuarial Society [2021]
Society of Actuaries Individual Grant - Society of Actuaries [2016]
President's Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award in Scholarship - Robert Morris University [2016]
Casualty Actuarial Society and Society of Actuaries Individual Grant - Society and Actuaries & Casulaty Actuarial Society [2015]
State Farm Actuarial Science Grant - State Farm Insurance Company [2012]
State Farm Actuarial Science Grant - State Farm Insurance Company [2011]
Society of Actuaries Institutional Grant - Society of Actuaries [2010]

Appointments

Associate Professor
UT Dallas [2020–Present]

Additional Information

Fellow, Society of Actuaries

News Articles

Early Indications Are, You’re Excellent
The Quest for Rising Stars (Early career award recognizes excellent research by young actuarial scholars)
Fireside Chat with Edward W. Frees

Activities

Faculty Advisor (2022-present),
Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE) Evaluation Committee at Society of Actuaries
Actuarial Science Early Career Award Liaison (2021, 2022)
SOA Actuarial Science Early Career Award is the most prestigious international research award given to a young researcher (within ten years from the start of the first full-time academic appointment ) in the field of actuarial science. There is only one winner each year. As the inaugural liaison of this award, I was honored to have the privilege of overseeing the selection process. 
Chair (2022); Vice Chair (2021); Secretary (2020)
Educaton and Research Secton Council at Society of Actuaries (2020-2022)

Affiliations

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Society of Actuaries