Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan partnered with Citi for the first time last Tuesday night on January 29th, 2019. Eric Newcomer, Chief Architect for Treasury and Trade Solutions at Citigroup, was the first speaker in our seminar series to highlight machine learning applications in finance. His presentation, "Projects and Experiences in Treasury and Trade Solutions," was well-received and brought together attendees from a wide variety of fields. Our next seminar will be held on February 27th with Dan diBartolomeo of Northfield Information Services, Inc. We hope to see more people attend...
CFEM's Class of 2018 held its graduation ceremony on Thursday, December 13th, at the Bloomberg Center. We had opening remarks from CFEM Director Victoria Averbukh and Senior Research Associate Sasha Stoikov, as well as guest appearances from ORIE Director Shane Henderson and the Director of Master of Engineering Studies, Kathryn Caggiano. We were thrilled to spend the semester with such promising young students, and we look forward to seeing their achievements in finance and beyond.
On November 13th, 2018, the Cornell community and industry experts from different sectors came together to discuss the transformative impact of AI on asset management. CFEM aims to be at the forefront as data analytics and new technologies become an integral part of quantitative finance. Seasoned professionals from the following companies came to share their insight: Point72 Asset Management / Cubist Systematic Strategies Voya Investment Management Tudor Investment Corporation Wolfe Research AQR Capital Management Millennium Management Seven Eight Capital We hope to host more opportunities for...
AQR's new "Head of Machine Learning" is Dr. Marcos Lopez de Prado of CFEM.
A team of Cornell students, including two from ORIE’s master’s in financial engineering (MFE) program, won the Parker Center for Investment Research’s Investment Portfolio Case Competition.
ORIE's M.Eng. programs among finalists for the 2018 UPS George D. Smith Prize.
CFEM Practitioner Lecturer, Irene Aldridge, (AbleMarkets) has been listed on Forbes’ Whitney Johnson 2017 Honorees: 40 Women to Watch Over 40.