Alfred Chong


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Research Interests

Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics. Topics include risk sharing, premium principles and risk measures, indifference pricing and valuation, stochastic control and backward stochastic differential equations, optimal investment and consumption, forward preferences, risk aggregation and capital allocation, life and retirement markets, cyber risk management, and machine learning with actuarial and financial applications.

Professional Information

My research area are in Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics, with broad research topics, including risk sharing, investment and consumption strategies, life insurance product and retirement planning, and cyber risk. 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.


Ph.D., Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong and King’s College London, 2017

Office Address

Department of Mathematics
235 Illini Hall, MC-382
1409 W. Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801

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  • HD61 Risk Management
  • QA Mathematics
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  • Supply chain issues
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  • vaccination


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