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ORIE Adds Marcos Lopez de Prado to Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan

Marcos Lopez de Prado joins Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan as a Professor of Practice after leaving his post at AQR as Principal and Head of Machine Learning. "We are delighted to welcome Marcos at CFEM. He has been instrumental in developing and advancing our Financial Data Science certificate, and he brings over 20 years of quant experience into our classroom,” said Victoria Averbukh, Director of CFEM. Before formally joining CFEM, Professor Lopez de Prado taught his graduate course “Advances in Financial Machine Learning” as a CFEM practitioner since 2016. Marcos has been named... Read more

Cornell Engineering offering grants to scale up research

Cornell Engineering is encouraging students, postdocs and faculty to apply for funding to scale up a technology or prototype a product based on research. Proposals for the next round of funding are due by Tuesday, Oct. 1st, 2019. The College is offering up to $40,000 to engineers looking to advance their research toward establishing a proof-of-concept or functioning prototype, securing an industrial partner and funding for continued research, or licensing a technology to a startup or established company. More information is below. For additional information or to submit a proposal, please... Read more