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I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the University of North Florida. I obtained my Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, under the supervision of Dr. Yanqing Sun.

  • Email: f.heng@unf.edu
  • Office: Building 14E 2719, 1 U N F Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32224

Research Interests

  • Survival and event history analysis
  • Analysis of incomplete data
  • Statistical computing
  • Machine learning
  • Actuarial science


  • Assistant Professor 08/2019 - present Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNF
  • Visiting Statistician 07/2019 - 08/2019 University of Virginia
  • Intern - IPO 09/2014 - 11/2014 Huatai United Securities Co. ltd
  • Actuary & Data Analyst 08/2010 - 11/2013 PICC P&C


  • Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics 2015-2019 University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • M.F. in Finance (not finished) 2013-2014 Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
  • B.E. in Finance 2007-2010 Xiamen University
  • B.S. in Mathematics 2006-2010 Xiamen University

Technical Skills


  • Proficiency: R, MATLAB, Python, SAS and SQL
  • Basic Usage: C/C++, Objective-C, Java and VBA


Associate of China Association of Actuaries (ACAA) (2012)


Commercial Line Actuarial Pricing Project (10/2010 - 09/2013)

Willis Towers Watson

  • Performed data cleansing, modeling and impact analysis
  • Conducted renewal analysis along with profit testing

Risk Control System Development Project (11/2010 - 11/2013)

AXA MATRIX Risk Consultants

  • Designed risk assessment tables for fire & natural hazards and machinery breakdown
  • Quantified risk evaluation index and set computational formula
  • Developed the risk control system and trained system users

Customer Information Integration Project (7/2012 - 02/2013)

Accenture Consulting

  • Conducted cluster analysis for customer value and behavior data
  • Developed and tested Cross-Selling and Up-selling strategies