Chair Professor Department of Finance

He is a Chair Professor for the Department of Finance at SUSTech. His previous posts have included the Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University, Deputy Secretary-General and Head of Research at the Geneva Association, Chairman of Risk Lighthouse LLC, Professor and Thomas P. Bowles Endowed Chair of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, and Research Director of SCOR Reinsurance Co.

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Research

1) Economics of Information Security; Cyber Insurance;

2) Financing of Natural Catastrophe and Climate Risk Adaptation

3) Actuarial Valuation of Long-term Investments


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He has published more than 37 papers in top academic journals, including Science, Journal of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Pacific Rim Magazine, International Actuarial Journal, Journal of Risk and Insurance, and Insurance: Mathematics and Economics. In 2018, he was the recipient of the 2018 University of Kentucky Research Excellence Award. The American Risk and Insurance Association awarded him the 2010 Robert Mehr Award, for the paper published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance ten years ago that best stood the test of time.

He holds two US patents and one temporary patent. The two US patents are for a mathematical formula called “Wang Transform,” which prices risk for fields such as catastrophe insurance, credit risk, and weather-derived products. He was the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of the International Actuarial Association between 2005 and 2008.

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wangsx@sustech.edu.cn

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