2011 Lynford Lecture - Finance and Computer Intensive Models

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm EDT

  • Location:Dibner Building, Pfizer Auditorium
    Five MetroTech Center

    Brooklyn, NY
  • Contact:Jason Wiker

Featuring Professor Myron Scholes

Co-originator of the Black-Scholes options pricing model, Myron Scholes was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1997 for his new method of determining the value of derivatives.

Panel Discussion moderated by NYU-Poly Trustee Jeff Lynford and including:

  • Charles Tapiero, Topfer Chair Distinguished Professor of Financial Engineering and Technology Management, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
  • Joseph Steinberg, President, Leucadia National Corporation, Board of Trustees, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
  • William Ackman, Major Investor, Founder and CEO of hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management LP

Please RSVP below. Seats are still available.

Reception immediately following the lecture.

The Lynford Lecture is sponsored by Jeffrey and Tondra Lynford and the Institute of Mathematics and Advanced Supercomputing (IMAS).