MS' Peter Carr, Noted Derivatives Expert, to Chair NYU Tandon Finance and Risk Engineering

Lays Out Plans to Attract Additional Stellar Practitioners to One of the Oldest and Largest Financial Engineering Educational Programs

One of Morgan Stanley’s top quants is returning to his academic roots full time, as chair of one of the world’s oldest and largest financial engineering programs. The NYU Tandon School of Engineering announced it appointed Peter P. Carr – managing director and head of market modeling at Morgan Stanley since 2010 – chair of its Department of Finance and Risk Engineering.

Carr, a recognized expert on derivatives who has produced seminal work on volatility, remained a prolific researcher and adjunct professor throughout his professional career at Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg LP, and Banc of America Securities.

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