Associate Professor and Chairperson

Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 369
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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, 203-213.

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

  • 2014: Certificate of Recognition. Rider University, Office of Annual Giving. Received Certificate of Recognition as a faculty member who had the greatest impact on the life of a Rider graduating senior - Farzana Razack
  • 2010: Marquis Who's Who. Biography selected to be included in the 29th Edition of Who's Who of American Women
  • 2009: Marquis Who's Who. Biography selected to be included in the 63rd Edition of Who's Who in America
  • 2009: Rider University. Most influential teacher nominated by an Andrew J. Rider Scholar
  • 2008: Marquis Who's Who. Biography selected to be included in the 27th Edition of Who's Who of American Women
  • 2008: Rider University. Received Faculty Advisor Appreciation Award
  • 2008: Rider University. Most influential teacher nominated by an Andrew J. Rider Scholar
  • 2007: Marquis Who's Who. Biography selected to be included in the 62nd Edition of Who's Who in America
  • 2007: Rider University. Recognized by Andrew Rider Scholar as the person who influenced his accomplishment the most
  • 2007: Who's Who Among America's Teachers. Biography Appeared in Who's Who Among America's Teachers (11th Edition)
  • 2003: Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society. Member
  • 2002: Stern School of Business, New York University. Received a letter from the Dean of Stern School of Business, New York University recognizing distinguished teaching performance in spring September 2002
  • 1992: Jiangsu Institute of Technology, China. Graduate with Highest Honor

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.