Dr Liew Kian Wah
Assistant Professor
PhD (University of Malaya), 2013.
MSc (University of Malaya), 2004
BSc (National Taiwan Normal University), 1996
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Tel no. :
Fax no. :
03-8924 8016
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research

Contact Person:
  - Dr Lee Min Cherng
(Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science)

Research Interests           

  • Statistics with applications in finance, engineering and sciences.

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

  • Financial risk management
  • Interest rate model and derivatives pricing
  • Clustering
  • Probabilistic properties and statistical inference of some discrete distributions

Recent Publications:

  • 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

Past Research 

  • Wire-bonding image processing