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THOMAS S. SALISBURY
received his BSc in 1979 from McGill University,
and his PhD in mathematics in 1983 from the University of British Columbia.
After a postdoctoral position at Purdue University,
he moved to York University, in whose department of
Mathematics and Statistics he is a Professor and former department chair.
His research area is probability theory, specifically
Brownian motion and related Markov processes,
including their applications to actuarial finance.
He has been a co-editor-in-chief of the
Canadian Mathematical Bulletin
and an associate editor of
Probability Theory and Related Fields.
He is a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) and
of the Fields Institute, and won the CMS's Graham Wright
award in 2015.
He teaches financial engineering at York, was director of analytics at
Quantitative Wealth Management Analytics group (QWeMA) prior
to the latter's acquisition by CANNEX, and
led the Finsurance project at MITACS-MPRIME.
He chaired the task force that initiated the 2007 revision of the Ontario
grade 12 curriculum, and subsequently served on the
Ontario Minister of Education's curriculum council.
He has served terms as
President of the Canadian Mathematical Society
Deputy Director of the Fields Institute, where he is currently
Associate Director for Industry Liaison.
His current research is supported by NSERC and the SoA.