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Joseph Kung Wang

Joseph Kung Wang, American actuary. Achievements include observation of dissipationless edgestate currents in two-dimensional electron systems exhibiting fractional quantum Hall effect, and dynamic modelling of free market price movements. Recipient Young Author Best Paper award ICPS, Beijing, China, 1992; National Science Foundation conference grantee.

Background

  • Wang, Joseph Kung was born on July 14, 1963 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States. Son of Richard Hsu-shien and Josephine Ti-shen (Sun) Wang.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1991.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral research associate State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1990. Associate actuary New York Life Insurance Company.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include observation of dissipationless edgestate currents in two-dimensional electron systems exhibiting fractional quantum Hall effect, and dynamic modelling of free market price movements.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Princeton University Ballroom Dancer's Association, Princeton, 1989-1990. Member American Association Actuaries.

    Connections

    • Married Chang Su, August 18, 1990.
    • father: Richard Hsu-shien Wang
    • mother: Josephine Ti-shen (Sun) Wang
    • spouse: Chang Su
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    Born July 14, 1963
    (age 54)
    Nationality
    • 1984
      Harvard University
    • 1991
      Princeton (New Jersey) University
    • 1990
      Postdoctoral research associate, State University of New York
      Stony Brook, New York, United States