Our faculty are both thought leaders and practitioners in quantitative finance and data science. Their groundbreaking research has moved the field forward with the development of financial instruments, software, and strategies.
These pioneering scholars are joined by some of the leading minds in today’s financial and technology communities. All of them integrate their work—whether research or practice—into the classroom. You benefit from being among the first to learn of faculty discoveries, of the theories and frameworks that will shape the future of the industry. This gives you an edge in becoming part of the next generation of innovators yourself.
In our weekly Finance Practice Seminars, you'll hear from an impressive list of featured speakers from companies such as AQR, BlackRock, Citadel, Goldman Sachs, Opendoor, Unison, and Uber.
In your first term, seminars address the types of jobs available to MFE graduates and the skills needed to contribute to a firm’s mission. In the second term, the scope broadens to explore transformation in the financial sector, developing products to meet new needs, and evolving data and information systems, among others.