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