Class of 2008

May 2008

Tyler Biggs, BS Actuarial Science Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA
Jonggyu Baek, BS Statistics  
Catlin Meryl Crabb, BS Statistics  
Wade Thomas Daniluk, MS Actuarial Science Travelers Insurance, St. Paul, MN
Robert Jay Delsing, MS Actuarial Science AEGON, Cedar Rapids, IA
Dai Feng, PhD Statistics, thesis: "Bayesian Hidden Markov Normal Mixture Models with Application to MRI Tissue Classification" Merck & Company, Rahway, NJ
Katherine Elizabeth Furgol, MS Statistics, thesis: "Trend Estimation under NCLB: A Novel Method for Estimating Trends from Censored Assessment Data" Graduate Student at the University of Iowa
Xiaoli Gao, PhD Statistics, thesis: "Penalized Methods for High-Dimensional Least Absolute Deviation Regression." Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Weijie Hu, MS Statistics  
Jianhua Huang, MS Statistics  
Yiwen Huang, MS Statistics  
Jun Jiang, MS Actuarial Science Milliman, Chicago, IL
Skyler Rustin Johnson, BS Statistics  
Bangwon Ko, PhD Statistics, thesis: "On Sums of Dependent Heavy-tailed Random Variables and Valuation of Equity-linked Insurance Products" co-advisors: Elias Shiu and Qihe Tang Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea
Yeok Ok Lee, PhD Statistics, Thesis: "A Mixture of Semiparametric Models" University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Shan Li, MS Statistics  
Yunqin Li, MS Actuarial Science  
Kai-Mo Liao, MS Actuarial Science

Aon Hewitt, Lincolnshire, IL

Lin Lin, MS Actuarial Science Gen Re Life Health, Stamford, CT
Peony Lin, BS Actuarial Science Farm Bureau Financial Services, West DesMoines, IA
Xi Liu, MS Actuarial Science ING, Westchester, PA
Guangmei Luo, MS Actuarial Science  
Jun Ryong Oh, MS Actuarial Science CIGNA, Philadelphia, PA
Jerome Pansera, PhD in Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences, thesis: "Local Risk Minimization, Consistent Interest-Rate Modeling, and Applications to Life Insurance" advisor: Elias Shiu Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa
Heliang Qu, MS Actuarial Science Manulife, Canada
Kent Stephen Schrad, BS Actuarial Science Deloitte, Minneapolis, MN
Lindsey Marie Scott, BS Actuarial Science Deloitte, Minneapolis, MN
Yaping Shi, MS Statistics  
Fei Su, MS Actuarial Science PhD Student, University of Iowa
Shih-Wei Su, MS Actuarial Science  
Emanoil Theodorescu, MS Actuarial Science Northern Illinois University, IL
Meng-Ling Tsai, MS Actuarial Science AEGON, Cedar Rapids, IA
Nicholas Weber, BS Actuarial Science John Hancock, Boston, MA
Tingting Xiao, MS Actuarial Science Aviva, Des Moines, IA
Yunlong Xie, MS Statistics PhD Student, University of Iowa
Jun Yang, MS Actuarial Science PhD Student, University of Iowa
Xiao Yang, MS Statistics PhD Student, University of Iowa
Zhiyu Yun, MS Actuarial Science  
Fan Zhang, MS Actuarial Science  
Yuan Zhang, MS Actuarial Science MS Statistics Student, University of Iowa

August 2008

Kwang Woo Ahn, PhD Statistics, Thesis: "Topics in Statistical Epidemiology" Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Rachelle Ann Altenhofen, BS Actuarial Science  
Rashidat Akosua Brobbey, MS Statistics  
Jeremy Daniel Cordes, BS Actuarial Science  
Xiangming Fang, PhD Statistics, Thesis: "Generalized Additive Models with Correlated Data" East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Jung Sung Moon, BS Statistics  
Grigor Nika, MS Statistics  
David Schreindorfer, MS Statistics, Thesis: "Volatility Estimation with High-frequency Data: A Comparison of Realized Variance Estimators" Carnegie Mellon Graduate Student, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Jung-Eun Song, PhD Statistics, Thesis: "Bayesian Linear Regression Via Partition" Electrical Geodesics, Eugene, OR
Jing Zhao, MS Statistics  

December 2008

Kyle Mulholland, BS Actuarial Science Prudential, Hartford, CT
Xu Yu, BS Actuarial Science MIT Doctoral Program