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.

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Changbao Wu

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Research interests

Professor Wu has a primary research interest in the design and analysis of complex surveys, particularly the efficient use of information from different sources for more reliable inference. He also works on resampling techniques, the empirical likelihood method, and various applied statistical problems.