Undergraduate Research Colloquium

Select below to see information on past Undergraduate Research Colloquims (URCA)

May 7, 2019

May 15, 2018

May, 2017

May 17, 2016

May 19, 2015

May 20, 2014

May 21, 2013

May 17, 2012

May 19, 2011

Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 7, 2019

Let the Notes Say the Price by Grant Nolasco, Isaac Golberg, Zijie Fang

Who are You to Compromise (and Release)? By Kristy Cheng, Megan Muller, Ming Zhang

Predicting Insurance Claim Litigation by Syen Yang Lu, Mingxi Chen, Aaron Barel

Multi-year Longitudinal Diabetes Analysis by Yokey Li, Kayoko Watson, Kenny Zhang

Alternative Predictive Modeling for Medicare Patient Costs by Jordan Jang, Samuel O’Neill, Ming Yi

Accountable  Care Organizations Model Risk by Elise Bonfiglio, Kexin Zhou, Zhaoming Hua

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Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 15, 2018

Stephanie Lee, Class 2019, received the first place for her presentation at the 2018 Actuarial Research Conference. Her poster was placed second. Ben Ku and Rahul Narula’s poster won the third place. Congratulations!

A New Predictive Model for Hospital Readmissions by Samantha Lee, Ruojie Lu, Clayton Neill

Who’s Likely to Sue? Machine learning Models for Predicting Litigated Claims by Alexander Wu, Camilla Calmasini, Helen Xu

Predict Policyholder Surrender Using Joint Modeling Techniques by John Randazzo, Fay Wu, Ziyi Jiang

Shape Matters by Grant Cabrera, Shao Ting Chen, Xianli Liu

Are California Public Entities at Risk? By Kelly Ulrich, Ryo Ichimura, Jessica Jin

Big Data, Small talk by Rahul Narula, Guoqiang Chen, Ben Ku

What (the Heckm) is a HECM? by Conor Shannon, Stephanie Lee, Yifei Fan

Simulating Sin City by Daniel Rondon and Michael Brown

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Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May, 2017

We are proud of Shannon Nicponski'17 ! Her presentation at ARC 2017 received an honorable mentioning.

An Exploration of Systemic Risk in Random Banking Networks by Julia Alltop, Amanda Manzanians, Dalton Turner

Workers Compensation: Survival Analysis by Shannon Nicponski, Elizabeth Riedell, Jerrick Zhang

Is a Faulty Formula Wasting California’s Cash? by Xueyin Bai, Michael Ieputra, Charles Tuan

Drive into the Future by Richard Qian, Ryan Ho, Colin Menz

Investigating Statistical Models for Medicare Claims by Gabriel Coleman, Yian Lin, Ganesh Tilve

Healthcare Accountable Care Organization Shared-Savings by Yanjiang Guo, Lianyi Jiang, Shiv Patel

Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 17, 2016

Nhan Huynh, Class 2016, received the first place prize for her presentation at the 2016 Actuarial Research Conference. Congratulations!

Congratulations to Nhan Huynh'16, Dylan Robbins-Kelley'16, and Holly Fallah'16, awarded Honorable Mention for their poster presented at the UCSB Undergrad Research Colloquium! 

Improving the Prediction of Readmissions Amongst Medicare Patients in a California Hospital by Nhan Huynh, Dylan Robbins-Kelley, Holly Fallah

Longitudinal Analysis on the Impact of Verified Workout Data by Brendon Josephson, Jake Portanova, Yuan Jiang

Auto Frequency Trend & Hand-Held Devices by Alex Hansen, Katherine Ozorio, John Torquato

Investigating Changes in Fasting Blood Glucose Levels by Jason Goellnitz, Dominic Mullen, Emily Zheng

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Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 19, 2015

Impact of Diabetes on Length of Hospital Stay for Elective Orthopedic Procedures in California
by Xin Chen, Shuyan Dong, Meroe Yadollahi, and Hemerson Mendoza. 

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Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 20, 2014

Congratulations to Cody Pulliam, winner of the ARC 2014 poster presentation 

Public Scores in Auto Insurance Risk Modeling
by Karina Gaeta, Daniel Porter, and Mengnan Qi

Trend Analysis for Quarterly Insurance Time Series
by Daniel Bortner, Cody Pulliam, and Waiman Yam 

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Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 21, 2013

Congratulations to Andrew Mackenzie'13 and Tiffany Sun'13, winners of the 48th Actuarial Research Conference (ARC) Presentation Prize

Predicting Healthcare Costs Using Regression
by Andrew Mackenzie, Daniel Mena, Allie Moat, Tiffany Sun, Jessie Wang, and Roger Wu 

UCSB student presentations at ARC 2013 Philadelphia, PA 

Predictive Modeling of Healthcare Costs using Regression Trees
by Daniel Mena, Alexandra Moat, Jessie Wang, Ian Duncan, and Michael Ludkovski 

Predictive Healthcare Cost Modeling Using Regression Splines
by Andrew Mackenzie, Tiffany Sun, Roger Wu, Ian Duncan, and Michael Ludkovski 

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Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 17, 2012

Michael Loginov wins the 2012 ARC Presentation Prize!

Abstract of Michael Loginov's presentation at the Actuarial Research Conference (ARC) 2012, Manitoba, Canada 

Predictive Modeling in Healthcare Costs Using Regression Techniques
by Michael Loginov, Emily Marlow, and Victoria Potruch 

Valuation and Asset Liability Matching for Defined Benefit Pension Plans
by Ryan Purcell and Jeremy Hilado 

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Undergraduate Research Colloquium, May 19, 2011

Pricing Options on Life Insurance 
by Dario Biasini, Filip Branitchev, and Garth Johnson 

Territorial Analysis for Ratemaking 
by Phillip Begher, Dario Biasini, Filip Branitchev, David Graham, Eric Mccracken, Rachel Rogers and Alex Takacs 

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