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A Merit Fellow Poised for the FutureLearn about Sabina Lenskaya experience with The MSCF Merit Fellowship, which allows students to achieve their educational goals, no matter their financial means.
Sriram Kannan, Marathon Man!Ed Barr explores the life of MSCF alum, Sriram Kannan, in 2008 when Sriram was working full time at Goldman Sachs while earning his MSCF degree and becoming a father for the first time.
Is Your Pitch Ready?MSCF Communication Coach Ed Barr discusses three ways to introduce yourself quickly to a potential client or recruiter.
Alumni Promotions & Job Changes: Winter 2022MSCF Alumni Updates for Winter 2022
The 60-Second Commercial AssignmentMSCF Communication Coach Ed Barr discusses the importance of the 60 second "commercial" assignment.
MSCF Continues to be Recognized as a Leader in Quantitative FinanceOur high scores for student selectivity, peer assessment, employment rates and starting salaries is a testament to our continued success in adapting to the changing needs of the market.
Engineer Builds a New Career in Quant FinanceA software engineer’s drive for more quantitative work leads him to the Carnegie Mellon MSCF program and a highly successful career in the finance industry.
MSCF Adds Two New Adjunct ProfessorsIndustry practitioners Jeff Greco & Peter Lambrakis bring a wealth of experience to the MSCF program in risk management and quant trading.
MSCF's Ed Barr Featured in The PiperMSCF Professor and Communication Coach takes the spotlight and shares tips for students.
Women in Data Science PanelWednesday, March 31, 2021
Women in Data Science PanelOn March 10, 2021 CMU hosted its annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Pittsburgh @CMU conference to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and support women in the field.
Magic NumbersWednesday, March 31, 2021
Magic NumbersNumbers have magical properties and can be especially useful in communication. If you’re in the process of creating a PowerPoint presentation, for example, think of using a set of numbers, such as these.
An Interview with Martin LarssonWednesday, March 31, 2021
An Interview with Martin LarssonHow Do You Replace A Legend?
Self CareWednesday, March 31, 2021
Self CareSurprising Ways You Can Help Your Career (Through Self-Care)
Alumni Promotions & Job Changes: Spring 2021Monday, March 29, 2021
Alumni Promotions & Job Changes: Spring 2021MSCF Alumni Updates for Spring 2021
MSCF Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021Monday, March 08, 2021
MSCF Celebrates International Women’s Day 2021International Women’s Day’s #ChooseToChallenge calls upon all to recognize the challenges women face in the workplace, to oppose inequity, and to build an environment that values women’s contributions.
MSCF Alumni Recognized for Achievements in Careers, Leadership in ServiceMonday, March 01, 2021
MSCF Alumni Recognized for Achievements in Careers, Leadership in ServiceOn January 12, three prominent graduates of the MSCF program received lifetime achievement awards at the annual alumni event.
Skander Soltani's Best AdventuresThursday, November 19, 2020
Skander Soltani's Best AdventuresSkander talks about jumping on his motorcycle and heading south without a specific plan.
MSCF Earns #2 Ranking for Best Financial Engineering ProgramWednesday, November 18, 2020
MSCF Earns #2 Ranking for Best Financial Engineering ProgramMSCF continues to be recognized as a leader in quantitative finance
Woman in Quant Finance 2021Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Woman in Quant Finance 2021The demand for women with proven STEM skills in quant finance has never been higher.
MSCF Giving Updates: November 2020Thursday, November 12, 2020
MSCF Giving Updates: November 2020As MSCF alumni have advanced into leadership positions, they are giving back, recognizing the impact Carnegie Mellon University has had on their success.
2020 Rotman International Trading CompetitionMonday, November 09, 2020
2020 Rotman International Trading CompetitionMSCF Student Mehul Salhotra won the Top Individual Performer prize in the Liquidity Risk Case during the 2020 competition.
What Makes Professor Bill Hrusa a Great Teacher?Friday, November 06, 2020
What Makes Professor Bill Hrusa a Great Teacher?Ed Barr talks with Professor Hrusa about his commitment to teaching.
A Background in Math and Engineering Lends Itself Well to the Jewelry IndustryMonday, October 19, 2020
A Background in Math and Engineering Lends Itself Well to the Jewelry IndustryAfter working 10 years as a Goldman Sachs analyst, MSCF Alumna Melissa Kaye Pivoted into Jewelry design.
Prefer SimplicityMonday, October 12, 2020
Prefer SimplicityMSCF Communication Coach Ed Barr discusses the importance of simplicity.
Fintech Innovator Generates Impressive ReturnsFriday, October 09, 2020
Fintech Innovator Generates Impressive ReturnsCarnegie Mellon University grad’s disruptive solution to home ownership financing.
MSCF Announces Stephen E. Cash Fellowship to Increase Program DiversityFriday, August 28, 2020
MSCF Announces Stephen E. Cash Fellowship to Increase Program DiversityOn August 1, 2020, the Master of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program announced the newly established Stephen E. Cash fellowship to increase diversity of the program’s student body.
MSCF Students Pitch to AlumniFriday, August 21, 2020
MSCF Students Pitch to AlumniWhat is the best way to practice a stock pitch? Do it in front of four finance professionals!
Masters in Financial Engineering ProgramsMonday, June 08, 2020
Masters in Financial Engineering ProgramsKey Factors to Consider in Your Evaluation
US News & World Report: Finance CareersThursday, May 21, 2020
US News & World Report: Finance CareersMSCF Steering Committee members Rick Bryant and Steve Shreve are featured in a US News & World Report article on finance careers.
Ask Math Anything, with Po-Shen LohMonday, March 23, 2020
Ask Math Anything, with Po-Shen LohPo-Shen Loh routinely traveled the world on a weekly basis giving math talks. When COVID-19 made it difficult to host in-person events, he launched a free YouTube Live math show in early 2020.
Finance Panel Kicks Off WiDS Virtual ConferenceFriday, March 20, 2020
Finance Panel Kicks Off WiDS Virtual ConferenceMSCF Alumni kickoff the virtual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference in March of 2020 with a Data Science in Finance panel.
Diversity in Action MagazineTuesday, March 17, 2020
Diversity in Action MagazineMSCF alumna Jennika Gold Thomas and Executive Director Rick Bryant are featured in the March/April issue.
MSCF Earns Top 3 Ranking for Best Financial Engineering ProgramFriday, January 24, 2020
MSCF Earns Top 3 Ranking for Best Financial Engineering ProgramMSCF continues to be recognized as a leader in quantitative finance.
MSCF Plans Pittsburgh Campus Relocation to TCS Hall in 2020Tuesday, September 17, 2019
MSCF Plans Pittsburgh Campus Relocation to TCS Hall in 2020The new home will feature dedicated classrooms and meeting spaces, lounge space and staff offices.
MSCF Women in Finance Events 2019Tuesday, April 09, 2019
MSCF Women in Finance Events 2019The MSCF Program hosted two separate events in April of 2019 featuring MSCF alumni and other finance industry professionals.
Quantbot Technologies Invests in Next Generation of QuantsThursday, October 25, 2018
Quantbot Technologies Invests in Next Generation of QuantsGlobal Quantitative Investment Firm Names MSCF's Large Classroom in New York City.
MSCF Students Win Grand Prize in the 2018 Citadel DatathonSaturday, October 06, 2018
MSCF Students Win Grand Prize in the 2018 Citadel DatathonMSCF students won first place and the $20,000 grand prize in the 2018 Citadel Datathon regional competition held at Carnegie Mellon University.
2018 Rotman International Trading CompetitionThursday, May 03, 2018
2018 Rotman International Trading CompetitionCarnegie Mellon University's MSCF team places first within the US, fifth internationally.
MSCF Earns No.1 Ranking for Fourth Consecutive TimeFriday, December 15, 2017
MSCF Earns No.1 Ranking for Fourth Consecutive TimeFor the fourth time, the Master of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program at Carnegie Mellon University was awarded the top position in the 2017 QuantNet rankings of financial engineering programs.
MSCF Students Simulate Market Trading in Annual Market Making GameFriday, August 26, 2016
MSCF Students Simulate Market Trading in Annual Market Making GameWhat started as a student-led initiative by second-year MSCF students has turned into one of the program’s unique differentiators – a real-world, simulated trading environment that provides students a sneak-peak into the financial industry.
MSCF Earns No.1 Ranking Among Financial Engineering Programs for Third Consecutive TimeSunday, August 02, 2015
MSCF Earns No.1 Ranking Among Financial Engineering Programs for Third Consecutive TimeRecognized as the most comprehensive ranking of master’s programs in financial engineering and mathematical finance in North America, QuantNet’s methodology includes a survey of hiring managers, corporate recruiters and professionals from financial institutions.
Masters of Science in Computational Finance Program Celebrates 20th AnniversaryWednesday, March 18, 2015