UIC students win record amount of awards in Mathematical Contest in Modeling

UIC held a ceremony to present awards to student winners from the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) 2022 and the Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) 2021.A total of 29 teams of UIC students won awards in MCM, including one Finalist (From the Statistics programme: Zheng Yaxin, Du Jinqiu, Gao Qihang), seven Meritorious Winner and 21 Honorable Mention, creating...


UIC opens Math Learning Centre

UIC launched the new Math Learning Centre (MLC) on 15 December to facilitate math and statistics studies.Located at T3-101, the MLC is equipped with interactive teaching facilities. Students can come here to discuss math and statistics-related questions without making appointments, and there are teachers and student tutors on duty to help. Moreover, math learning workshops and sharing sessions ...


Student shares special study tips

Mu Weiyu, fourth-year student of the Finance Mathematics programme, winner of the First Class Award for three consecutive years, winner of Mr Fung Sun Kwan Scholarship of Excellence, winner of the Scholarship Scheme for Internship and Social Practices...


FM fresh graduate explains how to spend college life

Yu Yihang, a three-year First-class Award and one-year Second-class Award winner, considers UIC a platform for students to develop and get to know themselves while accessing knowledge. He was good at integrating the learning resources from UIC and had developed his own learning methods.


UIC students set a new high in MCM/ICM contest results

A total of 57 teams of UIC students won awards at the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) 2020, and the number of Meritorious Winners and Honourable Mentions' winners reached a record high.These students are from the Division of Science and Technology (DST) and the Division of Business and Management (DBM), of which five teams were selected...


Prof Ng Kah Hwa on Financial Mathematics

What is Quantitative Finance? What are the future prospects? To help students better understand the Programme, Prof Ng Kah Hwa, Professor of the UIC Financial Mathematics (FM) Programme, shared his experiences on these questions in the FM Programme talk on Wednesday, 15 March.Prof Ng started the talk with the definition of Quantitative Finance. He explained to students that Quantitative Finance...


Prof Yue Kuen Kwok on risk management

Prof Yue Kuen Kwok from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) gave a lecture on risk management at UIC on 15 October.In his talk, Prof Yue first reviewed the different types of financial risk and their attributes. He explained what VaR (value-at-risk) is and showed that utility-maximizing investors under a VaR constraint may result in a larger loss than at the VaR level.Prof Yu...