Finance and Risk Engineering

If you’ve ever been drawn to a field that some people are calling “the rocket science of Wall Street,” Finance and Risk Engineering might be the course of study for you.

Statistics and numbers

The Peter Carr Memorial Conference

The Peter Carr Memorial Conference will honor the life and career of Peter Carr, our beloved teacher, scholar, and colleague.

Through the sharing of research that spans various domains and disciplines, this conference aims to memorialize Peter, his contributions to financial engineering, and the legacy he’s left behind for generations of professionals and academics to extend and follow.

This conference will be co-hosted at NYU’s Brooklyn Campus by the Tandon School of Engineering and the Society of Quantitative Analysts (SQA), where Peter served as chair and director, respectively, from June 2nd to June 4th.

For general conference inquiries, contact the conference planning committee at

Financial Engineering, M.S.

With a dynamically changing global world, our program trains our financial engineers to adapt theoretical and financial constructs into profitable and innovative opportunities.

Current Students

Information about our grading policy, Capstone requirements, Transfer Admissions, Cross-Registration, and more.


Research is at the heart of the Department of Finance and Risk Engineering’s activities.

Event Highlights

Events held by the FRE Department that supplement the learning experience for both current students and alumni.

Catching FiRE

The official newsletter of the NYU Tandon Department of Finance and Risk Engineering