University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Science and Engineering

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Kian Wah Liew

Assistant Professor,



Dr. Liew Kian Wah holds a BSc degree in mathematics from National Taiwan Normal University and has completed his PhD in the fields of probability and statistics at the University of Malaya. He is also a Financial Risk Manager certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals.

Teaching Summary

Subjects taught in the past:

  • Various general mathematics units for biomedical sciences, physics, engineering and mathematics major.
  • More specialized subjects include: Financial Economics, Stochastic Processes, Financial Risk Management, Actuarial Modeling, Statistical Simulation, Fundamentals of Financial Mathematics, Applied Statistical Models.

Research Summary

  • Applications of statistics in biotechnology, engineering and other areas

Recent Publications

Past Research

  • Financial risk management
  • Interest rate models and derivatives pricing
  • Probabilistic properties and statistical inference of some discrete distributions
  • Wire-bonding image processing
  • KIAN WAH LIEW, SENG HUAT ONG and KIAN KOK TOH, 2020. The Poisson-stopped Hurwitz–Lerch zeta distribution Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. 51(16),
  • KIAN WAH LIEW, GRACE LEE CHING YAP, ROHAIZAN OSMAN, BETSY GUAT POH LEE and WING LOON CHEE, 2017. Structuring achievement goal orientation through group problem solving activities International Journal of Social Sciences and Education Research. 3(1), 208-217
  • MUSSA JUMA, MIN CHERNG LEE, SEONG TAH CHIN and KIAN WAH LIEW, 2017. Evaluation of variable annuity guarantees with the effect of jumps in the asset price process Cogent Economics & Finance. 5(1),
  • G. L. C. YAP and K. W. LIEW, 2015. Bandwidth selection method for bias-reduced log-periodogram estimator in decaying spectral density Journal of Scientific Research and Development. 2(10), 86-92
  • LIEW KIAN WAH and ONG SENG HUAT, 2012. Stochastic Orderings and Parameter Estimation for the Hurwitz-Lerch Zeta Distribution Malaysian Journal of Science. 31(2), 150-160
  • OMAR MOHD. RIJAL, NORLIZA MOHD. NOOR and LIEW KIAN WAH, 2005. Two-component Mixture Distributions For Measuring Area and Compactness of Intermetallic Formation From the Au-Al Wire Bonding Image WSEAS Transactions on Circuits and Systems. 4(9), 1085-1093

Faculty of Science and Engineering

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

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