MSCF Highlights

Below are news highlights from the MSCF Program.

Carnegie Mellon's Master of Science in Computational Finance program maintains recognition as Top Financial Engineering Program: 2015 Ranking by QuantNet reflects surveys of hiring managers and recruiters. MORE

CMU's Heinz College Named Top Analytics Program by INFORMS
One of the schools within the MSCF program, Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, has been awarded the prestigious UPS George D. Smith Prize by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, the leading association for professionals in advanced analytics and operations research. MORE

MSCF Co-Founder, Steve Shreve, Discusses Careers in Quantitative Finance with QuantStart
In his byline article with QuantStart, Steve Shreve outlines the three most common career paths pursued in quantitative finance and the demand for more quants in this field. MORE

MSCF Co-Founder Wins 2016 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal
John Lehoczky, faculty member and co-founder of MSCF, was awarded the 2016 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal, which recognizes technical leadership and contributions to fundamental theory, practice and standardization for engineering real-time systems. MORE

B-School Master’s: Spotlight On Carnegie Mellon's MSCF Program
Poets&Quants spoke with Rick Bryant, executive director of MSCF, and Calvin Zhu, MSCF '16, to discuss the program's interdisciplinary approach and the finance industry's demand for quants. MORE

MSCF Students Simulate Market Trading in Annual Market Making Game
More than 50 first-year students from Carnegie Mellon's Masters of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program created "mock" stock market and played the role of market traders in the annual Market Making Game. MORE

Young Quants Shift from Risk Taking to Risk Management
American Banker and Bank Technology News recently spoke with MSCF's Steve Shreve, John Lehoczky and Rick Bryant to discuss the evolution of quants in the workplace. MORE

Alumni Publication: Jeffrey Rosenberg
In his recent article, Jeffrey Rosenberg, MSCF '97 and Blackrock’s Chief Investment Strategist for Fixed Income, considers the Fed's efforts to close the gap in market expectations and discusses the importance of mitigating the potential negative market reaction to an increase in rates. MORE

MSCF Celebrates 20th Anniversary
On March 12, 2015, more than 100 MSCF alumni, faculty and staff gathered in New York City to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the program. MORE

Algorithmic Trading
MSCF Faculty & Steering Committee member Duane Seppi takes part in the Richard M. Cyert Distinguished Lecture in Business Management. MORE

2015 MSCF/Deutsche Trading Competition
Like our our Facebook page to see the latest photos of the 2015 MSCF/Deutsche Trading Competition reception! 

2015 MSCF "Alumni Night"
The MSCF Program thanks the 140 alumni who attended the 16th Annual "Alumni Night" at Arno's Ristorante in New York on January 6, 2015. Photos of the event are posted on our Facebook page.