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Peter Adamic

Peter Adamic

Associate Professor

Adjunct Professor
Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Science, Engineering and Architecture
FA-368, Fraser Auditorium Sudbury Campus


Dr. Peter Adamic received his bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Waterloo.  After a brief stint working in the actuarial field, Peter returned to academia, completing a master's degree and a doctorate in Statistics at the University of Guelph. During this time, Peter also completed the educational requirements for Associateship with the Canadian Instititute of Actuaries.  A few months after receiving his doctorate, Peter was hired as a tenure track professor at Laurentian University.  Peter's notable scholarship has appeared in reputable journals especially within the actuarial research ambit, including the Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, the Annals of Actuarial Science, and the European Actuarial Journal.  In 2017, Peter spearheaded the creation of new B.A. and B.Sc. undergraduate specialization programs in Actuarial Science at Laurentian University.  Peter is also accredited as a Professional Statistician with the Statistical Society of Canada.


  • B.Math., with Hons. (University of Waterloo)
  • M.Sc. (University of Guelph)
  • Ph.D. (University of Guelph)
  • P.Stat. (Statistical Society of Canada)

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Laurentian University (2012 - present)

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Laurentian University (2007 - 2012)

On The Web


Survival Analysis, Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematical Demography.


NSERC Grant Awards:

“Actuarial Modeling of Competing Risks Under Various Dependence Structures”.  Funded by a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant, years 2017-2022, $70,000.00.

“Multiple Decrement Modeling in Various Censoring and Masking Contexts”.  Funded by a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant, years 2010-2017, $60,000.00.


MATH/COSC 1056 - Discrete Mathematics I 

STAT 2246 - Statistics for Science 

MATH 3206 - Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics 

MATH 3236 - Probability and Statistics 

MATH 3237 - Regression Analysis 

MATH 4216 - Applied Probability 

MATH 4236 - Topics in Statistics I 

MATH 4237 - Topics in Statistics II 

MATH 4247 - Time Series Analysis

MATH 4606 - Statistical Models in Actuarial Science 


Some recent publications include:

Naik, S., Adamic, P. (2020), "Life Expectancy Improvement for Multiple Cure Distributions", European Actuarial Journal, 10(1): 73-90.

Adamic, P., Wolny-Dominiak, A. (2020), "Package cdlei", The Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN).

Adamic, P., Wolny-Dominiak, A. (2019), "Package sccr", The Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN).

Adamic, P., Guse, J., Dumais, C. (2019), "Nonparametic modeling of multiple decrements subject to dependent censoring and masking", Model Assisted Statistics and Applications, 14(1): 19-29. 

Adamic, P., Guse, J. (2016), "LOESS smoothed density estimates for multivariate survival data subject to censoring and masking", Annals of Actuarial Science, 10(2): 285-302.

Adamic, P., Caron, S. (2014), "SC-CR Algorithms with informative masking", Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 2014(4): 339-351.