Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University

Dr. Krzysztof Ostaszewski

Professor, Actuarial Program Director
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Actuarial Program Director. Credentialed actuary with industry experience. Published several research monographs with Elsevier, American Mathematical Society, and Society of Actuaries. Papers in leading journals in actuarial science, mathematics and economics.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • MAT 280.Sec 001 Financial Mathematics
  • MAT 498.Sec 001 Professional Practice In Mathematics
  • MAT 298.Sec 001 Professional Practice:Internship In Mathematics
  • MAT 490.Sec 001 Research In Mathematics, Math Ed & Applied Mathematics
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Actuarial science, Asset-liability management, Financial mathematics, Probability.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Actuarial science, Asset-liability management, Financial mathematics, Probability.
  • Ph D Mathematics - 1985
  • University of Washington
  • Seattle, WA
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Henstock Integration on the Plane
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Krzysztof Ostaszewski, "The effect of Pillar 1 on efficient investment portfolio choice in the case of the United States," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practice 38, October 2013, pp. 675-700.
  • Patrick Muldowney, Krzysztof Ostaszewski, and Wojciech Wojdowski, "The Darth Vader Rule," Tatra Mountains Mathematical Publications, Volume 52, Issue 1, November 2012, pp. 53-63.
  • Hong Mao, Krzysztof Ostaszewski, and Yuling Wang, “Pricing Annuity Insurance Integrating Mortality Improvement Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Insolvency Risk and Insurance Demand,” Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, December 2011, pp. 704-708.
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Centers of Actuarial Excellence in the United States
  • 2012
  • Letter of acknowledgemt
  • Center of Teaching, Learning and Technology for the work on Reggienet development.
  • 2012
  • Professional Development twenty-year Certificate of Achievement of the CFA Institute
  • 2011
  • Distinguished Lecture of the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Illinois State University
  • 2010