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Andreea Minca, ORIE's Newest Faculty Member, Studies Contagion in Financial Networks

Andreea Minca, ORIE's Newest Faculty Member, Studies Contagion in Financial Networks

October 20, 2011

As the world has come to understand, the prospect of insolvency of some banks raises the potential for a cascade of loan defaults. ORIE professor Andreea Minca has characterized attributes of... read more

David Heath, co-Founder of Financial Engineering at Cornell, Dies at 68

David Heath, co-Founder of Financial Engineering at Cornell, Dies at 68

September 20, 2011

David Clay Heath, a member of the ORIE faculty for more than twenty years, died in Rochester, NY on August 11. Heath retired in 2006 from Carnegie Mellon University, where he was the Orion Hoch... read more

New Ph.D.'s Complete a Transition to Become Colleagues

New Ph.D.'s Complete a Transition to Become Colleagues

August 10, 2011

A ceremony preceding this year's Cornell commencement recognized seven Ph.D. Degree recipients and three other candidates. Those honored are from ORIE, the Center for Applied Mathematics, and the... read more

Peter Robert M. Eng. '81 Describes the New Landscape for Financial Engineers

February 23, 2011

Peter Robert, one of the first ORIE financial engineers, gave M.Eng. students a survey of "What Went Wrong" in the recent financial crisis and described changes in the opportunities for jobs in... read more

ORIE M.Eng. Student Yiran Wang Performs in "Schoenberg's Playlist"

February 15, 2011

Among the musicians performing in a recent concert series at Cornell was current financial engineering student Yiran Wang. The series featured works associated with an early 20th century social... read more

Financial Engineering Students Give and Get Career Advice at Annual Meet and Greet Event

January 31, 2011

First semester students in the Financial Engineering concentration visited Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan for career guidance from alumni and third semester students. read more