About me

Eric C.K. Cheung joined University of New South Wales (UNSW) as an Associate Professor in July 2017. He obtained BSc (Actuarial Science) degree from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and got MMath (Actuarial Science) and PhD (Actuarial Science) degrees from the University of Waterloo (UW) where he met his lovely wife. After PhD, Eric worked at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science of HKU for 7 years (Assistant Professor, August 2010 - June 2016; Associate Professor, July 2016 - June 2017).

Eric's research interests include insurance risk theory, ruin theory, aggregate claims analysis, queueing theory, stochastic processes, risk management, financial mathematics, etc. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA).

Apart from being an academic, Eric is also very enthusiastic about sports and his favorite team is Arsenal.

Eric also believes in Einstein's theory, not only in relativity but also in his famous quote  'Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.'