Dmitrii SilvestrovProfessor emeritus
Graduated from Kiev University (1968, Mathematics), Candidate of Science [eq. PhD], (1970, Mathematical Statistics), Doctor of Science (1973, Mathematical Statistics). Awarded the Prize of the Moscow Mathematical Society (1973) and the Ukrainian Ostrovsky Prize (1977) for work on stochastic processes. Lecturer and Senior Lecturer (1970-1974), Professor (1974-1992) at the Department of Probability and Mathematical Statistics and Head of the Statistical Research Centre (1980-1990) at Kiev University. Guest scientist at Umeå University (1991-1992), Senior lecturer at Luleå University of Technology (1992-1994) and at Umeå University (1994-1999). Visiting professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1993), the University of Turku (1998) and University of Rome "La Sapienza" (2015). Professor at the Mälardalen University from 1999 (Emeritus Professor from 2012) and Stockholm University from 2009 (Emeritus Professor from 2016). Member of the editorial boards of the journals "Theory of Probability and Mathematical Statistics" and "Theory of Stochastic Processes", Co-ordinator of the EU Tempus Projects "Statistical Aspects of Economics" (1998-2001), "Improvement of Education in Statistical Applications in Economics" (2002-2004), "Training Centre for Actuaries and Financial Analysts" (2005-2008), and "Educational Measurements Adapted to EU Standards" (2009-2011). The main areas of research are Stochastic processes, Actuarial and financial mathematics, Mathematical modelling of stochastic systems, and Statistical, actuarial and financial software. Author of 15 books and more than 160 research papers. Supervised 22 doctoral students who subsequently obtained PhD eq. degrees.