Hall of Fame

April 2013 – Dr. Jim Gatheral named Presidential Professor at Baruch College; news articles from Baruch CollegeBaruch MFE

February 2013 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 3rd place (out of 48 teams) at the 10th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College

February 2013 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 2nd place (out of 27 teams) in the 2nd IAFE Student Competition. Team members: Yi Kelvin Zhang (Captain), Srinivas Kannepalli, Jin Kong, Ran Sally Liu, Yujia Helen Sun, and Shixiang Sean Zhang. News articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College

December 2012 – Baruch MFE student Juan Pablo Alonso (Baruch MFE’13) won 2nd place in the 2012 Metaquotes Automated Trading Championship and a $25,000 money prize. News articles from Baruch MFE; The Automated Trading Championship

September 2012 - The Baruch MFE Program celebrated its Tenth Anniversary; news article from Baruch MFE

February 2012 - The Baruch MFE Program wins the 9th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; the two Baruch MFE teams rank 1st and 4th (out of 50 teams). News articles from Baruch MFEBaruch College
February 2011 – The Baruch MFE Program wins 3rd place (out of 48 teams) at the 8th Rotman International Trading Competition held at University of Toronto; news article from Baruch MFE

September 2010 – Dr. Jim Gatheral joins the Baruch MFE Program from Merrill Lynch, where he was head of equity derivatives trading for 17 years; news article from Baruch MFE; Baruch College article: The Jim Gatheral Effect

April 2009Vladimir Toshchevikov wins 7th place and a $10,000 prize (73% strategy return) in the 4th Interactive Bookers Trading Olympiad; seven of the 62 winners (from 13 countries) are Baruch MFE students; news article Baruch College

April 2008Alain Ledon wins 15th place in the 3rd Interactive Bookers  Trading Olympiad; news article from Baruch College

April 2007 Konstantinos Tsahas wins 2nd place and a $50,000 prize in the 2nd Interactive Bookers Trading Olympiad; news articles from Baruch MFE; Baruch College

April 2006Bharath Govindarajan wins 2nd place and a $25,000 prize in the 1st Interactive Bookers Trading Olympiad; news article from Baruch MFE