Tapiero Named Financial Engineering Head

Professor Charles S. Tapiero

Charles
S. Tapiero has been appointed director of Polytechnic University's
financial engineering program. Tapiero joined the Poly faculty in 2005
as the Morton L. Topfer Chair and Distinguished Professor of Financial
Engineering and Technology Management.

He
is an active researcher and consultant in risk, technology,
computational economics, industry, environment and financial risk
management. He has published 12 books and more than 250 papers on a
broad range of issues spanning risk management, stochastic modeling and
applied stochastic control in technology, operations, insurance and
finance.

Tapiero refers to his new role
as “a responsibility given the standing of Polytechnic's financial
engineering program in New York City.”

Tapiero's
goals include augmenting the outreach, research and quality of the
program, sponsoring cooperative international research and creating a
new PhD program in financial and economic systems and an executive
degree program in financial engineering.

“This
program is now moving on a path that is very clear--Bridge Theory and
Practice in Financial Engineering,” Tapiero says. “We are creating an
outstanding program in financial engineering, which will also be
diverse in terms of the degrees it promotes and distributes, its
excellence, as well as our cooperative efforts with local and
international industry.”