Ilham Akhundov is an internationally published researcher focusing on asymptomatic methods in probability theory and mathematical statistics, with applications in extreme value theory and queueing theory. He is currently working on a project about the regressional characterizations of distributions, associated with order statistics and records.
Elshan has over 25 years of experience in international business and consulting, advising multinational corporations, industry associations and governments on wide variety of issues. Focusing on international relations and global energy security issues, Elshan has provided cutting edge research and analysis to private corporations and government agencies in Canada, the US and abroad. He has published numerous articles in leading English and Russian language press on political and energy developments, as well as written extensively for private clients.
Peter has been director for the Math/Chartered Professional Accountancy program since 2006. Prior to his appointment as faculty lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo in 2003, Peter was a faculty member at the University of Alberta and at the College of the Rockies. Peter has a BSc and MSc of Biostatistics from the University of Guelph.
Surya Banerjee studies statistics, game theory, development economics and economic theory with a specific interest in network formation. For real-life impact, his research gives clear insight into anything from the most effective way to plan airline hubs, to tracking gossip.
For more information on Surya, please see his interview.
Peter Blake has a Bachelor of Mathematics degree (Chartered Accountancy - Co-op) from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Keith Freeland obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Calgary and his PhD in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. In 1991, he received his American Statistical Association (ASA) designation from the Society of Actuaries.
David Landriault is a Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, and a Steering Committee Member for the Math Business and Accounting Unit.
Michael Liu has a BSc in Computer Science and a diploma in International Trade from Zhejiang University, a MSc in Computer Science from the University of Windsor, and a PhD in Computer Science from Queen's University. Michael is currently the director of the Information Technology Management and Math/Business Administration Programs.
Brent Matheson began his career in biology and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Science in microbiology. As his interests shifted towards the business world he went back to university to complete a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and subsequently a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter. He holds a Derivatives Market Specialist (DMS) designation through the Canadian Securities Institute.
Riley Metzger is a Continuing Lecturer / Statistics - Undergraduate Officer in the Statistics and Actuarial Science Department, and an Affiliated Faculty Member of the Math Business and Accounting Unit.
Stephen Vavasis is a Professor in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization and a Steering Committee Member for the Math Business and Accounting Unit.
Tony Wirjanto is an Affiliated Faculty Member of the Math Business and Accounting Unit, and a Professor in Statistics and Actuarial Science.