• EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

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20152021

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Research interests

My research area are in Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics, with broad research directions, including risk sharing, forward preferences and control strategies, life and retirement products, risk aggregation and resources allocation, as well as cyber risk management. In general, I am interested in solving any timely and revolutionary decision-making problems on topics in Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics, via optimization, stochastic control, machine learning, and data analytics.

Biography

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics at the Heriot-Watt University. I am an Associate of the Society of Actuaries. I am an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). I was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Statistics at the UIUC in 2018-2021, where I co-founded the Illinois Risk Lab. I was a J. L. Doob Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the UIUC in 2017-2018.

I was born and raised in Hong Kong, with the legally given name Wing Fung Chong. I am also known as Alfred Chong, but I have been keeping my legally given name Wing Fung Chong for publication and legal purposes. I hold a Ph.D. in Actuarial Science from The University of Hong Kong and King's College London, under the supervisions of Ka Chun Cheung and Gechun Liang.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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