Welcome to the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is among the top academic units for statistical and actuarial science in the world and is home to more than 40 research active full-time faculty working in diverse and exciting areas. The Department is also home to over 900 undergraduate students and about 150 graduate students in programs including Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, and Statistics-Computing.

We are located on University of Waterloo main campus, which is located at the heart of Canada's Technology Triangle about 100 kilometers west of Toronto.

Meet our people

David Landriault
Associate Professor

Canada Research Chair, Risk Theory

Contact Information:
David Landriault

Research interests

Risk theory, ruin theory, queuing theory, dependence modeling in actuarial science, risk models in actuarial science, and actuarial mathematics in life insurance.