Awards Recipients

Allen T. Craig Award: Outstanding Teaching Assistant

  • 2017: Rebecca Rachan
  • 2017: Riad Jarjour
  • 2016: Tyler Zemla
  • 2015: Michael Mitsche and Charles Rowe
  • 2014: Erin Walker
  • 2013: Elizabeth Brokken
  • 2012: Kyung Yong Kim
  • 2011: Sanuel Annan, Ryne Van Krevelen
  • 2010: Jonathan Rosen
  • 2009: Adrian Bell, Guy Davis
  • 2008: Marcel Carcea, Dimple Doshi, Yiwen Huang
  • 2007: Jayakrishnan Kurup, Sorah Park
  • 2006: Jennifer Sterneman
  • 2005: Peng Sun
  • 2004: Lindsay Coffman, Scott Wood
  • 2003: Beth Hansen, Sarah Stoner
  • 2002: Barry Wagoner
  • 2001: Emily Bailey, Alice Gilchrist, Sandeep Singh
  • 2000: Nate Anderson, Eric Friedman
  • 1999: Katie Curry, Brad Hinesman, Nelson Lu
  • 1998: Brian Bedwell, Matt Bognar, Troy Meyers, Serena Tiong
  • 1997: Keith Bower, Chris Carolan, Josh Tebbs
  • 1996: Andy Ferris, Dan Nettleton, Greg Sheridan
  • 1995: Joy Jordan, Henghsiu Tsai
  • 1994: Gavin Cross, Michelle Larson
  • 1993: Katie Fragodt, Joy Jordan
  • 1992: Carmen Arteaga
  • 1991: Darin Lovelace
  • 1990: Bill Dorner, Joe Inman
  • 1989: Mark Rothmann
  • 1988: Randy Bell
  • 1987: Monte Amundson, Maria Guerra
  • 1986: James Morris, Carolyn Pillers
  • 1985: Richard Anderson-Sprecher, Carol Bradford
  • 1984: Michael Kahn
  • 1983: Donna Koelper
  • 1982: Mel Peterson
  • 1981: Gordon Bril, Carolyn Pillers
  • 1980: Clyde Sugahara

Allen T. Craig Scholarship

  • 2016-17 25%-time RA appointments to Rui Huang, Jun Tang and Fuli Zhang; $2000 scholarship to Rebecca Rachan.
  • 2015-16 25%-time RA appointments to Zhijiang Liu and Jun Tang; $2000 scholarship to Sheng Wang.
  • 2014-15 25%-time RA appointments to Zhijiang Liu and Anna Pritchard; $2000 scholarship to Bo Wang.

Rietz Award: Outstanding Performance on the PhD Comprehensive Exams

  • 2018: Rui Huang
  • 2017: Wenda Tu
  • 2016: Bo Wang
  • 2015: Riad Jarjour
  • 2014: Congrui Yi
  • 2012: Hao Chai, Ryne VanKrevelen
  • 2011: Xiaoyu Shen, Ziquian Zhou
  • 2010: Zhongyi Yuan
  • 2009: Kun Chen
  • 2008: Tianyang Zhang
  • 2007: Hai Liu
  • 2006: Dong Liang
  • 2005: Huiliang Xie
  • 2004: Ning Yan
  • 2003: Rui Qin
  • 2000: Hangsuck Lee
  • 1999: Aaron Christ
  • 1998: Thor Aspelund, Nelson Lu
  • 1997: Yanming Jiang
  • 1996: Chris Carolan, Jeff Isaacson, Ming-Chung Li
  • 1995: John Castelloe
  • 1994: Dan Nettleton
  • 1993: Hsiao-Chuan Lu
  • 1992: King Jang Yang
  • 1991: Myongsik Oh
  • 1990: Ie-Bin Lian, Hani Samawi
  • 1989: Hammou El Barmi
  • 1988: Bhaskar Bhattacharya
  • 1987: Chang-Soo Lee, Mark Rothmann
  • 1986: Chee Jen Chang
  • 1985: Richard Anderson-Sprecher, Zehua Chen
  • 1984: Robert Kelly
  • 1983: Sang Moon Han, Peter Wollan
  • 1982: Lianng Yuh
  • 1981: Sally Seibert
  • 1980: Lorrie Hoffman

Knowler Award: Outstanding Achievement in Actuarial Science

  • 2018: Zhiwei Tong, Abylay Zhexembay and Max Peterson
  • 2017: John Crowley and Xiaoyi Xiong
  • 2016: Kenneth Clancy and Zongsheng Sun
  • 2015: Cody King and Junga Seo
  • 2014: Rui Luan
  • 2013: Andrew Reitgraf, Xiao Wang
  • 2012: Seung Han Lee
  • 2011: Zhujing Feng, Tarun Maniktala, Jonathan Rosen
  • 2010: Nan Liu
  • 2009: Colleen McGlaughlin, Chao Tan, Yu Xu
  • 2008: Jun Jiang, Kent Schrad, Hing Wu
  • 2007: Jie Zhou
  • 2006: Shaun Cullinane, Minh Doan, Cory Gusland
  • 2005: Luba Aginsky, Yin He
  • 2004: Wei Zhou
  • 2003: Tony Langasek
  • 2002: Brad Melton, Brooke Swanson, Xiaobo Zhou
  • 2001: Jing Hong, Jason Meade, Fang Wang
  • 2000: May-Yee Ng
  • 1999: Run Yan
  • 1998: Han-Wei Lin
  • 1997: Nick Craig
  • 1996: Yi-Feng Kung, Larry Licktieg
  • 1995: Yong Yao
  • 1994: Jui-Chuan Fan, Dwight Soethout, Serena Tiong
  • 1993: Shu-Fang Chang, Frank Zhang
  • 1992: David Bulin, Gavin Cross
  • 1991: Rob Moser 
  • 1990: Harry Goodin
  • 1989: Zhen Huang, Sze Man Fatima Leung
  • 1988: Mark Swanson, Ling-Ling Wang
  • 1987: Diane Chen, Yu-Feng Lan
  • 1986: Steven Book, Carol Jo Bradford
  • 1985: Hassan Kamil, Satit Sangsiri, Ted Weldon
  • 1984: Bradley Bergman
  • 1983: Charles Boucek, Chung-Nien Chen
  • 1982: Deborah Fredricks, Barbara Hogg
  • 1981: Mike Streck
  • 1980: Karen Voth
  • 1979: Jane Evans

Taylor Awards

  • 2018:
    • Robert H. Taylor-Byron Cosby Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:3080/3085 (22S:179/180) Mathematics of Finance to …Ailin Zhang and Yomi Kang
    • Robert H. Taylor-Allen Craig Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4130 (22S:174) Quantitative Methods for Actuaries to … Ailin Zhang and Kyumok Lee
    • Robert H. Taylor-Lloyd Knowler Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4280 (22S:182) Life Contingencies II to … Max Peterson and Abylay Zhexembay
  • 2017:
    • Robert H. Taylor-Byron Cosby Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:3080/3085 (22S:179/180) Mathematics of Finance to …Samuel Werner and Jiacheng Wang
    • Robert H. Taylor-Allen Craig Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4130 (22S:174) Quantitative Methods for Actuaries to … Samuel Werner and Liyang Sun
    • Robert H. Taylor-Lloyd Knowler Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4280 (22S:182) Life Contingencies II to … John Crowley and Zhaofeng Tang 
  • 2016:
    • Robert H. Taylor-Byron Cosby Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:3080/3085 (22S:179/180) Mathematics of Finance to …Damon Mehrl and Linh Thuy Pham
    • Robert H. Taylor-Allen Craig Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4130 (22S:174) Quantitative Methods for Actuaries to … Damon Mehrl and Xiaoyi Xiong
    • Robert H. Taylor-Lloyd Knowler Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4280 (22S:182) Life Contingencies II to … Jingfei Li and Weijuan Luo    
  • 2015:
    • Robert H. Taylor-Byron Cosby Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:3080/3085 (22S:179/180) Mathematics of Finance to … John Crowley and Weijuan Luo
    • Robert H. Taylor-Allen Craig Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4130 (22S:174) Quantitative Methods for Actuaries to … Kenneth Clancy and Zongsheng Sun
    • Robert H. Taylor-Lloyd Knowler Award for outstanding performance in ACTS:4280 (22S:182) Life Contingencies II to … Dongyu Xu and Junga Seo
  • 2014: Junga Seo, Braden Hopkins, Xinlyu Gai, Dongyu Xu, Meilin Liu and Zhaowei Zheng
  • 2013: Xiao Wang, Yegang Wu, Qianya Sun, Pei Yang, Shan Zhou
  • 2012: Guolin Chen, Kun Liu, Jinbo Qiu, Yegang Wu, Wenju Xu, Zhenhao Zhou  
  • 2011: Wan Row Ang, Eric Boucher, Shih-Ming Chang, Zhujing Feng, Yiqing Han, Ruofei Huang, Tarun Maniktala, Fei Su, Wenju Xu, Zhenhao Zhou
  • 2010: Wan Row Ang, Han Chen, Zhujing Feng, Kellie Kregel, Nan Liu, Jonathan Rosen, Jenna Shatek
  • 2009: Michael Boehm, Colleen McGlaughlin, Nan Liu, Jenna Shatek, Chao Tan, Lu Yu, Yu Xu
  • 2008: Xuemiao Hao, Colleen McGlaughlin, Kent Schrad, Chao Tan, Yi Wang, Yu Xu, Jun Yang
  • 2007: Wade Daniluk, Yu Jiang, Bangwon Ko, Pui Sai (Sharon) Lau, Todd Matteson, Kent Schrad
  • 2006: Cory Gusland, Zhenzhou Lei, Zhen Li,  Andrew Cheuk Yin Ng, Nealand Rattanasamay, Hing Wu, Jie Zhou

Taylor Award in Actuarial Stochastics

  • 2017-18: Zhaofeng Tang, Siyang Tao
  • 2016-17: Xiao Wang
  • 2015-16: Zhenhao Zhou
  • 2013-14: Huan Zhang
  • 2012-13: Zhongyi Yuan
  • 2011-12: Jae Youn Ahn
  • 2010-11: Fei Su
  • 2009-10: Jun Yang

Taylor Award in Actuarial Analysis

  • 2008-09: Yu Xu
  • 2007-08: Xuemiao Hao
  • 2006-07: Bangwon Ko
  • 2005-06: Andrew Cheuk Yin Ng
  • 2001-02: Hangsuck Lee