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Liang (Jason) Hong, PhD, FSA
Coordinator, Actuarial Science Research
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Robert Morris University
6001 University Blvd
Moon Township, PA, 15108
Office: John Jay 312
Email: hong@rmu.edu 
Phone: 412-397-4024
 
Education
 
Ph.D., Mathematics, Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), 2009.
M.S., Mathematics (Concentration: Applied Statistics), Purdue University (Indianapolis, IN), 2005.
B.A., Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 2000.
 
Current Research Interests
 
Actuarial Science: Bayesian methods, credibility theory, predictive modeling;
Risk and Insurance Economics/Theory: demand of insurance, optimal insurance design, non-expected utility models;
Statistics: Asymptotic theory, Bayes analysis, post-selection inference, statistical learning theory;
Mathematics: positive operators, Riesz spaces, stochastic processes.

Professional Memberships
 
Fellow, Society of Actuaries (SOA);
Permanent Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS);
Permanent Member, International Chinese Statistical Association (ICAS).

 
Professional Service

Ad hoc reviewer for actuarial science and statistical journals.
American Mathematical Society (AMS): Mathematical Reviews (Riesz spaces; stochastic processes).
Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS): Exam Committee.
Society of Actuaries (SOA): Exam Committee.