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  Emiliano A. Valdez, PhD, FSA
  Professor, Actuarial Science
  Department of Mathematics
  619 Red Cedar Road
  Michigan State University
  East Lansing, Michigan 48824
  Tel. (517) 353-6332
  email: valdezea at math.msu.edu

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Capsule biography

Emiliano (Emil) A. Valdez is a Professor of Actuarial Science in the Department of Mathematics at Michigan State University, USA. He also has a joint appointment at the Department of Statistics and Probability. He is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

His academic experience includes several years of teaching and conducting research in actuarial science in three different continents: North America, Australia and Asia. His most recent academic posts include working for the University of Connecticut, for the Nanyang Business School in Singapore and for the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

He has been awarded the Edward A. Lew Award, the Halmstad Memorial Prize, and recently in 2010, the Charles A. Hachemeister Prize, in recognition for his significant contributions to the actuarial literature.

His current research interest includes copula models and dependencies, managing post-retirement assets, and risk measures and capital requirements related to enterprise risk management.

He also has several years of industry experience working as an actuary for Connecticut Mutual in Hartford and held summer actuarial positions at Price Waterhouse.

Updated CV

Actuarial Science at MSU

The MSU Actuarial Science Club