Niall McGeever has successfully defended his PhD thesis ‘Essays in International Finance and Asset Pricing’. The examination committee involved Charlotte Christiansen from Aarhus University (External Examiner), Tom Conlon (Internal Examiner) and Don Bredin (Chair of the Examination Committee). John Cotter was PhD supervisor. Congratulations to Dr. McGeever.
Congratulations to Michael Brennan (UCLA) who received an Honorary Doctorate at the School of Business graduation ceremony. Michael has been a good friend of the Cluster for many years and is well deserving of the award bestowed on him. The citation is here
Three Postdocs at FMC2 have secured new positions in 2016. After six years working with Professor Michael O’Neill on genetic programming and machine learning, Dr. Alex Agapitos took on the role of Machine Learning Expert, Ireland Research and Innovation Center at Huawei Technologies in April. This is an exciting new position and the cluster wish…
Congratulations to Dr. Mahmound Botshekan! His paper “Long-Term versus Short-Term Contingencies in Asset Allocation” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. The journal is ranked within the Top 50 International and Finance journals internationally.
FMC2 Scientific Advisory Board member Professor Maureen O’ Hara (Cornell University) was interviewed for The Business on RTÉ Radio 1. Here she talked about her research area of expertise, Market Microstructure, as well as her links to Ireland, UCD, and UCD School of Business. Listen back using the link here .
Recent article in the Financial Times on how the National Treasury Management Agency are supporting Ireland’s recovery – with comment from FMC<sup>2</sup> alumnus Dr. Tom Conlon of UCD Business. View the full article here
Dr. Eberhard Mayerhofer has accepted a Senior Lectureship position in Financial Mathematics at the University of Limerick. Dr. Mayerhofer has been conducting research with FMC2 since 2013 while working as a Lecturer at Dublin City University with Professor Paolo Guasoni. He will take up his new role in June 2016 and the cluster wishes him…
On Friday 4 December 2015, UCD awarded an honorary degree to renowned financial economist and member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Financial Mathematics and Computation research cluster, Professor Maureen O’Hara. Professor O’Hara was in Dublin to accept the award and FMC2 Director Professor John Cotter gave an introductory speech about the importance of…
In this interview, FMC2 PI Professor Michael O’Neill discusses his research that focuses on creating the next generation of Smart Business Systems. He shares insights into how we can take inspiration from the natural world around us to build intelligent and adaptive business systems. View here
Congratulations to collaborator and former FMC2 Postdoctoral Researcher, Dr. Thomas Conlon, on his recent award of €80,775 from the Irish Research Council (IRC) for a project entitled Operational Risk and European Banking.