Does the certificate satisfy the programming requirement of MFE programs? The certificate meets the C++ pre-requirement for the Baruch MFE program. Students will be able to include in their application to any program the course syllabus and the C++ projects completed during the course to show programming proficiency. About 50% of the students who successfully completed the [...]
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The following are some recent testimonials by students who completed the "C++ Programming for Financial Engineering" online course. The course provided a great outline of what a programmer can do with C++. The topic areas are brief, to the point, and distributed into 9 levels. Each level has video lectures, homework assignments, and its own [...]
The Baruch MFE team ranked 3rd out of 50 teams representing 46 academic institutions from four continents in the eighth annual Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) that took place in February 2011 at University of Toronto. Top Five: 1. M.I.T. 2. University of Chicago 3. Baruch College/ Baruch MFE 4. Northwestern University / Kellogg School [...]
Baruch MFE students and alumni visited two prominent institutions in Wall Street, NYSE/EURONEXT and The Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
The Director of the Baruch College Financial Engineering (MFE) Program holds periodic chats for prospective students
New York City is world renowned for its cultural and entertainment offerings. Virtually every type of event or activity you might be interested in is offered somewhere in New York, and probably on a daily basis. On first arrival it can seem almost impossible to fully absorb and appreciate everything taking place throughout the city’s [...]
The Baruch Financial Engineering MS Program will offer a seminar in Advanced Calculus with Financial Engineering Applications in February and March 2010. The seminar is modeled after the Advanced Calculus refresher seminar offered during the summer to students admitted to the Baruch MFE Program, which is otherwise closed to the general public. A detailed syllabus [...]
Attilio Meucci is the Chief Risk Officer at Kepos Capital LP. Previously, Attilio was the head of research at ALPHA at Bloomberg LP, a researcher at Lehman Brothers, a trader at the hedge fund Relative Value International, and a consultant at Bain & Co. Attilio is the author of Risk and Asset Allocation, Springer, 2005, [...]
Dr. Salih Neftci, a long time professor in the Baruch MFE program, passed away in April 2009. In appreciation of his tireless dedication to educating them and to shaping their future, the Baruch MFE alumni and students, as well as former colleagues and friends of Salih, established a Memorial Scholarship at Baruch College honoring Salih [...]
Three of Baruch MFE students were among the top 40 competitors at the 5th Annual Texas A&M Foreign Currency Trading Competition: Bhargav Mandadi, ranked 7th, 80% return Emil Gheorghiu, ranked 20th, 40% return John Jurcevic, ranked 39th, 20% return The competition took place over one month in October; 295 graduate and undergraduate students from US academic institutions [...]