Lan Ma Nygren
Associate Professor and Chairperson Email: lnygren@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5533
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 366

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor and Chairperson
Email: 
lnygren@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5533
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 366

Background Information

  • Doctorate in Statistics, 2003, New York University, Statistics
  • Master in Economics, 1997, Ohio State University, Economics
  • Master of Science, 1995, Renmin University, Beijing, China, Statistics
  • Bachelor’s of Science, 1992, JiangSu Institute of Technology, Statistics

Refereed Articles

  • Nygren, L. M. & Lakner, P. (2012). Partial Hedging Using Malliavin Calculus. Journal of Mathematical Finance, 2 (3), 203-213.
  • Nygren, L. M. (2009).  Approximately Optimal Continuous Stopping Boundaries in A One-Sided Standard Sequential Test.  Sequential Analysis, 28 (4), 426 - 433.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Nygren, L. M. (2012). Bright Lights, Risky Business - A Longitudinal Study of Boadway Show Success.   2012 Joint Statistical Meetings, San Diego, California.
  • Nygren, L. M. & Coopersmith, L. M. (2012, June). Estimating Total Sales Calls with Incomplete Information.   INFORMS International Conference, Beijing, China.
  • Nygren, L. M. & Coopersmith, L. (2011, July). Estimating Planned Sales Call Frequencies with Incomplete Information Using the EM Algorithm.   The 16th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Nygren, L. M. (2011, June). Estimation of Planned Sales Call Frequencies with Incomplete Information Using the EM Algorithm.   ICSA 2011 Applied Statistics Symposium, New York, New York.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
International

  • Nygren, L. M. & Coopersmith, L. M. (2012, June). Estimating Total Sales Calls with Incomplete Information. INFORMS International Conference, Beijing, China.
  • Nygren, L. M. & Coopersmith, L. (2011, July). Estimating Planned Sales Call Frequencies with Incomplete Information Using the EM Algorithm.   The 16th INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Nygren, L. M. (2011, June). Estimation of Planned Sales Call Frequencies with Incomplete Information Using the EM Algorithm.   ICSA 2011 Applied Statistics Symposium, New York, New York.

Honors/Awards/Grants
Awards

  • 1996:  Graduate Fellowship Ohio State University.
  • 1994:  Guang-Hua Scholarship Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.
  • 1992:  Scholarship for Academic Excellence Jiangsu Institute of Technology.
  • 1991:  Scholarship for Academic Excellence Jiangsu Institute of Technology, China.
  • 1990:  Scholarship for Academic Excellence Jiangsu Institute of Technology, China.
  • 1989:  Scholarship for Academic Excellence Jiangsu Institute of Technology, China. 

Honors

  • 2010:  Biography selected to be included in the 29th Edition of Who's Who of American Women Marquis Who's Who. 
  • 2009:  Biography selected to be included in the 63rd Edition of Who's Who in America Marquis Who's Who.
  • 2009:  Most influential teacher nominated by an Andrew J. Rider Scholar Rider University. 
  • 2008:  Biography selected to be included in the 27th Edition of Who's Who of American Women Marquis Who's Who.
  • 2008:  Received Faculty Advisor Appreciation Award Rider University. 
  • 2008:  Most influential teacher nominated by an Andrew J. Rider Scholar Rider University. 
  • 2007:  Biography selected to be included in the 62nd Edition of Who's Who in America Marquis Who's Who. 
  • 2007:  Recognized by Andrew Rider Scholar as the person who influenced his accomplishment the most Rider University. 
  • 2007:  Biography Appeared in Who's Who Among America's Teachers (11th Edition) Who's Who Among America's Teachers. 
  • 2003:  Member Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.
  • 2002:  Received a letter from the Dean of Stern School of Business, New York University recognizing distinguished teaching performance in spring September 2002 Stern School of Business, New York University
  • 1992:  Graduate with Highest Honor Jiangsu Institute of Technology, China.

Research Grants -- Funded 

  • 2011: Nygren, L. M., Summer Research Fellowship.
  • 2010: Nygren, L. M., Summer Research Fellowship.
  • 2010: Nygren, L. M., Paid Research Leave.
  • 2010: Nygren, L. M. & Yang, S., Rider University Online Teaching Grant.
  • 2010: Nygren, L. M., Rider University Faculty Reimbursement Funds
  • 2010: Nygren, L. M., Rider University Faculty Summer Research Fellowship.
  • 2007: Nygren, L. M., Davis Fellowship.
  • 2006: Nygren, L. M., Davis Fellowship.
  • 2004: Nygren, L. M., Rider University Faculty Reimbursement Funds.
  • 2004: Nygren, L. M., Rider University Faculty Summer Research Fellowship.
  • 2002: Nygren, L. M., W. Edwards Deming Fellowship.