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Welcome to RiskLab Switzerland

RiskLab, founded in 1994, is an interdisciplinary research center in the Department of Mathematics of ETH Zurich focusing on statistical modelling and quantitative risk management in insurance and finance.

Its aims are:

  • promotion of scientific competence and methodology in the general area of statistical modelling and quantitative risk management;
  • promotion of fundamental and precompetitive applied research in strong connection with industrial practice;
  • knowledge exchange between academia and the financial industry and regulation;
  • promotion of ETH Zurich as leading centre of excellence regarding academic education and research in insurance mathematics.

Cass Business School, City, University of London recognizes Prof. Paul Embrechts with Honorary Doctorate

On January 31, 2017, Prof. Paul Embrechts was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by City, University of London. The award was given in recognition of Prof. Embrechts’ "outstanding leadership, pioneering research in the field of actuarial mathematics and quantitative risk management and his contribution to higher education".

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Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Science and Technology for Prof. Paul Embrechts

Prof. Paul Embrechts has been appointed as "Hung Hing Ying Distinguished Visiting Professor in Science and Technology" in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Hong Kong for the period
January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2019.



Interview with P. Embrechts


Interview with H. Bühlmann


on the occasion of his 80th birthday (January 2010)

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