CoFES Curriculum

The Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems (CoFES) focuses on exploring foundational probabilistic and mathematical methods with an emphasis on developing analytical and computational tools to solve problems in finance and economic systems. This includes:

Specialization Courses

  • Applied Time Series and Forecasting STAT 421/621
  • Quantitative Financial Risk Management STAT 449/649
  • Quantitative Financial Analytics STAT 482/682
  • Market Models STAT 486/686
  • Blockchain & Cryptocurrency 487/687 (For fall 2024, this will be offered as a one-hour course under STAT 499/699)
  • Quantitative Finance Topics STAT 499/699
  • Stochastic Calculus with Applications in Finance STAT 699
  • Eubank Conference workshops and short courses have historically brought thought leaders, practitioners and innovators to discuss the changing structure of financial markets and how quantitative scientists can assist with understanding and navigating this change.

Student Clubs

CoFES has supported learning and discovery through student clubs.


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Physical Address
6100 Main St.
Maxfield Hall, Suite 113
Houston, TX, 77005

Mailing Address
CoFES MS-138
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX, 77251-1892