News: ORIE

Upcoming ORIE M.Eng. information sessions

Thinking about life after graduation? Consider boosting your market value with a Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree in Operations Research and Information Engineering (ORIE). The ORIE M.Eng. offers specializations that are highly sought after in today's quant-savvy job market, including Data Analytics, Financial Engineering, Information Technology, Applied Operations Research, Strategic Operations, Systems Engineering, and Manufacturing. Building on a solid foundation of ORIE coursework and professional development, our M.Eng. students tackle project work with real data, deadlines, and... Read more

Professor López de Prado Appointed Global Head of Quantitative Research and Development

Prof. López de Prado's department is tasked with applying a systematic, science-based approach to developing and implementing investment strategies. This multi-disciplinary team will draw on the latest scientific developments, in areas such as machine learning, big data and high-performance computing. Prof. López de Prado is a recognized expert in financial machine learning. His innovations have covered and connected a wide range of subjects, including overfitting prevention, signal processing, quantum computing, stochastic optimal control, robust convex optimization, and market microstructure... Read more

Vasilis Charisopoulos

ORIE’s Charisopoulos earns Leventis scholarship

Fourth-year ORIE Ph.D. student Vasilis Charisopoulos has earned an A. G. Leventis scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year. Charisopoulos’ research statement was about composite optimization for robust signal recovery, and efficient spectral methods in large-scale computing. Charisopoulos received his Diploma in electrical & computer engineering in 2017 from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, under the supervision of Professor Petros Maragos. He then spent four months in INRIA (National Institute for Research in Digital Science and Technology) working as a researcher in the... Read more

Fengqi You

Fengqi You Receives AIChE Program Committee's Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering

Professor Fengqi You has been awarded the 2020 Program Committee's Award for Innovations in Green Process Engineering by American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and Green Process Engineering Association. This award recognizes an individual for contributions to the field of green process engineering for sustainable energy and environment. Professor You was selected for his innovations and fundamental contributions to green engineering and sustainable process systems engineering research. The award consists of a plaque and $1,000. Professor You is also invited to give a plenary lecture... Read more

CFEM Director Victoria Averbukh featured in Quant Summit Virtual. Register with code "QuantSpeaker" for 20% off.

CFEM at Quant Summit Virtual

Register for the Quant Summit Virtual from July 13-16, featuring our practitioner-lecturers and project sponsors, as well as CFEM Director Victoria Averbukh! For more details, check out the event website: https://events.risk.net/quantsummitusa. Read more

CFEM Has the Winning Team in IAQF's Ninth Annual Academic Affiliate Membership Student Competition

Out of 36 teams, the Cornell team was one of five that came out on top. All members of Team Quants by Ganges are in CFEM's Class of 2020: Team Captain Nikunj Agarwal, Subham Behera, Harsh Parsuram Puria, and Vineel Yellapantula. CFEM Senior Research Associate Sasha Stoikov was their advisor. For more information, including the link to CFEM's winning paper, read the official announcement. Read more