Peng Shi

Peng ShiAssistant Professor

DuSable Hall 359D  
phone: 753-6795

Research Web Page

Dr. Shi is an assistant professor of statistics who works in longitudinal models, copula regression, and predictive modeling. Dr. Shi earned a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 2009 and received his bachelor's degree in finance and a master's degree in risk management from Beihang University in Beijing, China. While finishing his PhD degree in actuarial science at the School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he was under the supervision of Professor Edward (Jed) Frees. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries.

Dr. Shi joined the faculty of the Division of Statistics at NIU in 2009. His research interests include predictive modeling, longitudinal data, copula models and dependencies, and stochastic loss reserving.

Spring 2013 Courses

  • STAT 470/570-0001
    Intro to Probability Theory
    TTh 12:30-1:45 pm 
    DU 480
  • STAT 485/585-0001
    Life Contingencies and Payment Models I
    TTh 3:30-4:45 pm
    DU 322

Research Areas

  • Longitudinal Models
  • Copula Regression
  • Predictive Modeling

Office Hours

  • TTh 10-12pm DU 359D


  • Actuarial Club, Chair
  • Actuarial Program Development
  • Grade Review Panel