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Ng receives grant for insurance claims research
The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) recently awarded Professor Tony Ng an $18,000 grant to support his research project, “Model Misspecification and Data-Driven Model-Ranking Approach for Insurance Loss and Claims Data Analysis.” As Ng explains, “This study will first explore the consequences of model misspecification in insurance loss and claims data analysis, then propose novel model selection methods based on divergence measures.”
Fedo Award presented to Butch, Xie
Created in honor of David A. Fedo, a professor of English who served as Bentley’s associate undergraduate dean from 1980-1990, the Fedo Award is presented each year to a graduating arts and sciences major in recognition of their academic achievement, outstanding leadership and contributions to the campus community. In 2023, for the first time ever, two students were so honored: Actuarial Science major Cassie Butch ’23 (pictured above, left) and Data Analytics major Chuyuan (Angel) Xie ’23.
New Faculty: Welcome Jackson Lautier
Prior to Bentley, Assistant Professor Jackson P. Lautier spent nearly 10 years at Prudential Financial, Inc. as an actuary in various roles, including risk management, investment strategy and quantitative finance. A Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, his interdisciplinary research focuses on methods and applications of statistics to economics, finance, pharmacology, risk management, sports and actuarial science.