Knut Kristian Aase is a Professor Emeritus of Insurance and Finance at NHH. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) in 1979 in statistics. He came to NHH in 1982 from Telemark Regional College, was Adjunct Professor at the Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo 1993-98, and Senior Researcher at Centre of Mathematics for Applications (CMA ), University of Oslo (a centre of excellence).
He has held visiting positions at UCB, University of Washington, Seattle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles.
Aase has published more than 60 articles in journals of insurance, finance, actuarial science, operations research, mathematics, probability and biology, and written one book in actuarial sciences.
He has presented papers on numerous conferences through the years, been in the arrangement committees for several events, led the Karl Borch lecture series at NHH for 13 years, been an editor for more than 10 years, and is currently on some editorial boards. He has been on the board of directors for a private life insurance company for more than 25 years.