(New York, NY, October 5, 2009) The Baruch College Master’s degree program in Financial Engineering has been ranked among the top ten in the 2009 QuantNetwork Ranking of Financial Engineering/Mathematical Finance MS Programs in North America. MFE and MS degrees in financial engineering and mathematical finance are relatively recent additions to college curricula and only [...]
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Dr. Dan Stefanica and Dr. Attilio Meucci have been appointed College Chapter Directors. Dr. Stefanica is currently an Associate Professor and Director of the Financial Engineering MS Program at Baruch College, CUNY. Dr. Meucci is the Chief Risk Officer at Kepos Capital LP and an Adjunct Professor in the Financial Engineering MS Program at Baruch College, CUNY.
The rise and success of quantitative driven hedge fund trading can be largely credited to math wizards and quants, not people labeled as financial engineers. Over the past 10 years, investment banks, finance departments, insurance, accounting and consulting firms have continued to demand these greatly quantitative financial minds. In response, over 60 universities [...]
Second Big Win for Baruch New York, NY – April 3, 2007--Konstantinos Tsahas is not exactly typical of the students enrolled in Baruch College’s elite Masters program in Financial Engineering. For one thing, Konstantinos, known as “Gus,” is not looking to land a high paying position in finance with Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers, or Citigroup. [...]
Everyone from derivatives traders to hedge fund managers want to predict financial market outcomes. Who wouldn't bet on a sure thing? The reality is that no one can really guarantee where the stock market is headed. But don't think people aren't trying. Financial engineers are the folks that just might figure it out. They design [...]
New York, NY April 13, 2006. Bharath Govindarajan, a first-year student in Baruch’s Master of Science in Applied Mathematics for Finance program, earned second place in the Interactive Brokers Collegiate Trading Olympiad. The ten-week Olympiad, which ran from January to March 2006, required participants to develop algorithmic computer trading models to buy and sell U.S. stocks, [...]