News & Events

News & Events

Date Name Location
May 12, 2015

Financial Institutions Seminar (MFE only): Adam Coppersmith
Senior Vice President, Portfolio Analytics Group - TCW

UCLA Anderson
May 13, 2015

Finance Brown Bag Talk: Prof. Ivo Welch
The (Time-Varying) Importance of Disaster Risk

UCLA Anderson
May 14, 2015

Inaugural National Conference: Women in Financial Mathematics

May 18, 2015

Lecture Hosted by IPAM:
"Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer? A New Approach to Funding Biomedical Innovation" by Prof. Andrew Lo (MIT)

UCLA Anderson
May 19, 2015

Lecture Hosted by IPAM:
"Evolutionary Foundations of Economic Behavior, Bounded Rationality, and Intelligence" by Prof. Andrew Lo (MIT)

UCLA Anderson
May 20, 2015

 Finance Brown Bag: Prof. Avanidhar "Subra" Subrahmanyam

UCLA Anderson
May 21, 2015

S&P Quant Presentation - Bill Morokoff
Managing Director, Global Head of Quantitative Analytics Research Group, Standard & Poor's

UCLA Anderson
May 26, 2015

Financial Institutions Seminar (MFE only): Sean Xi
Director, Head of Quantitative Research - Rosenblatt Securities

UCLA Anderson
June 3, 2015

Finance Brown Bag: Prof. Daniel Andrei

UCLA Anderson

Date Name
May 2015

- Financial Institution Seminar: Rob Weiler, Overview of Finance Industry
- Big Data Analytics: Kirk Dunn, COO Cloudera- Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
- Financial Institution Seminar: Adam Coppersmith, TCW
- Evolutionary Foundations of Economic Behavior, Bounded Rationality, and Intelligence
- S&P Quant Presentation- Bill Morokoff

Apr 2015

- San Francisco Orientation Trip
- Financial Institution Seminar: Judy Posnikoff, PAAMCO
- Career Services: Internship Search
- Financial Institution Seminar: Alan Nadel,Western Asset Management
- Financial Institution Seminar: Tzee-Man Chow, Research Affiliates

Mar 2015

- Financial Institution Seminar: Mebane Faber, CIO Cambria Investment Management
- Presentation: Bruno Dupire, Head of Quantitative Research for Bloomberg
- MFE Networking Event
- Spring Break: NYC Orientation Trip

Feb 2015

- MFE Career Services Workshop: Mastering the Phone Interview
- Financial Insitution Seminar: Karyn Williams, Head of Insurance Investments, Farmers Insurance Group
- SAS/R Workshop
- Financial Institution Seminar: Harris Antoniades, Managing Director, SRR
- Career Services Workshop: Behavioral Interviewing Techniques
- How I Became a Quant Panel Discussion

Jan 2015

- Career Workshop: Mock Interview Panel & Networking Reception with MFE Alumni
- Company Info Session: Discover Financial Services
- UCLA Anderson Quant Industry Open House (Career Fair)
- Chicago Quantitiative Alliance Presentation
- UCLA Career Fair: STEM Masters Networking Night
- Career Services Workshop: Cover Letters


- Ronald Kahn, Global Head of Scientific Equity Research, BlackRock
- Chris Strickland, CEO, Lacima Energy Analytics
- Terrence A. Duffy, Executive Chairman & President, CME Group
- Thomas Seale, CEO, European Fund Administration
- Dr. Sean X. Li, Director and Head, Rosenblatt
- Terry Benzschawel, Managing Director, Citi Institutional Client Group


- Ananth Madhavan, Managing Director, BlackRock
- Ravi Mattu, Managing Director and Global Head of Analytics, PIMCO