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Ernst to hold prestigious “Chaire Internationale” at Université Libre de Bruxelles

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Ernst to hold prestigious “Chaire Internationale” at Université Libre de Bruxelles

Dec 8, 2021

Rice associate professor named visiting international research chair in the Department of Mathematics in June 2022

Chinese students share their course to an international education

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Chinese students share their course to an international education

Nov 18, 2021

Students persevere in a world upended by COVID-19

Rice University hosts 45th NBER-NSF Time Series Conference

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Rice University hosts 45th NBER-NSF Time Series Conference

Nov 4, 2021

Virtual conference drew record attendance

Rice University alumnus returns to the classroom as subject matter expert

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Rice University alumnus returns to the classroom as subject matter expert

Nov 2, 2021

Lecture series widens students’ lens into world of trading, investment banking

Kowal receives ISBA's inaugural Blackwell-Rosenbluth Award

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Kowal receives ISBA's inaugural Blackwell-Rosenbluth Award

Nov 2, 2021

Kowal will present a webinar on Nov. 10 hosted by Bocconi University in Italy to discuss his research

Rice University to host 2021 NBER-NSF Time Series Conference

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Rice University to host 2021 NBER-NSF Time Series Conference

Sep 23, 2021

October 15-16, 2021 Virtual Event Features 18 Experts in Time Series Research

Well-known Houston businesswoman and philanthropist Kay Dobelman dies at 95

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Well-known Houston businesswoman and philanthropist Kay Dobelman dies at 95

Sep 16, 2021

Rice University remembers highly distinguished alumna and benefactor

2022 Two Sigma Fellowships and Internships

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2022 Two Sigma Fellowships and Internships

Sep 13, 2021

Program supports students in statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, physics and finance/econometrics

Barbara Ostdiek named full professor

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Barbara Ostdiek named full professor

Aug 11, 2021

Long-term Rice finance professor supports wide variety of learning opportunities

Bridging minds and machines

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Bridging minds and machines

Aug 11, 2021

Gift from Rice University alumnus funds research in deep learning

The potential of blockchain

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The potential of blockchain

Aug 9, 2021

New course looks at the power behind blockchain and its globalized potential

Google, PNNL internships in data science

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Google, PNNL internships in data science

Jul 29, 2021

CoFES researchers provide hands-on experiences, guidance in REU program

Time-series model scales variables behind student loan debt

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Time-series model scales variables behind student loan debt

Jul 14, 2021

Undergrad student George Elsesser uses statistical model to explain, predict student loan debt

Turning volatility to an advantage

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Turning volatility to an advantage

Jul 14, 2021

Students’ time-series models map interrelationship of S&P 500, VIX

9th Eubank Conference showcased big data’s rise in sports and gambling

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9th Eubank Conference showcased big data’s rise in sports and gambling

Jun 22, 2021

Lectures have been posted on the CoFES' YouTube Channel

CoFES Prizes in Computational Statistics Announced

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CoFES Prizes in Computational Statistics Announced

May 4, 2021

Researchers recognized for leadership in statistics and computational science

Experts in sports analytics and gaming risk management to speak at webinar

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Experts in sports analytics and gaming risk management to speak at webinar

Mar 16, 2021

Webinar features keynote speaker Ed Feng, 10 industry experts

The art of mastering chance

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The art of mastering chance

Jan 19, 2021

Rice University Professors’ impact on statistical research education

New course for spring 2021: Optimization Methods in Finance

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New course for spring 2021: Optimization Methods in Finance

Dec 15, 2020

This course, which is led by Leticia Velazquez, is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the Brown School of Engineering

The shape of data

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The shape of data

Nov 3, 2020

Scientists use analytic tools to visualize financial market volatility

Statistical model measures impact of news sentiment on oil futures

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Statistical model measures impact of news sentiment on oil futures

Oct 29, 2020

Collaborative research finds negative news has larger impact

Ernst named inaugural Don Gaver, Jr. Early Career Award winner

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Ernst named inaugural Don Gaver, Jr. Early Career Award winner

Oct 20, 2020

Early-career award recognizes research accomplishments in operations research, probability and statistics

Using predictability to mind the gap

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Using predictability to mind the gap

Aug 20, 2020

Data scientist Daniel Kowal builds dynamic regression model to study US yield curve

Kowal receives Young Investigator Award

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Kowal receives Young Investigator Award

Jul 31, 2020

Research focuses on statistical methods for massive data sets with complex dependence structures

Pathways to conscious capitalism

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Pathways to conscious capitalism

Jul 30, 2020

Rice University grad student Kim Raath shares empowering journey

Sathya Ramesh brings his game to NYU

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Sathya Ramesh brings his game to NYU

Jul 30, 2020

Rice U. statistics alumnus begins doctoral studies at NYU Stern School of Business

Carly Fagnant selected to present paper

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Carly Fagnant selected to present paper

Jul 30, 2020

Joint research is making a mark on flood risk analysis and mapping

CoFES introduces innovative curriculum in fintech/blockchain

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CoFES introduces innovative curriculum in fintech/blockchain

Jul 30, 2020

CoFES reaches across academic schools to offer training programs and courses

Michael Weylandt proposes framework to forecast natural gas prices

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Michael Weylandt proposes framework to forecast natural gas prices

Jul 30, 2020

American Statistical Association honors Rice U. graduate research paper

A random walk to nowhere

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A random walk to nowhere

Jul 30, 2020

Popular-level book discusses the impact of models behind a stock's price

Q&A story with Yifan Zhang

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Q&A story with Yifan Zhang

Jul 30, 2020

An economist and data scientist in the making

Ensor elected president of American Statistical Association

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Ensor elected president of American Statistical Association

May 4, 2020

Ensor to take office Jan 1, 2021

Calendar of Events

EVENTS

CoFES Virtual Guest Lecture: Wentao Zhao, ExxonMobil

Dec 1, 2021

Quantitative Analytics in Global Gas Optimization and Trading

EVENTS

CoFES Virtual Guest Lecture: Michael Reed, Zebra Capital Management

Nov 29, 2021

A Practitioner’s Experience in Modeling and Profiting from Behavioral and Structural Market Inefficiencies

EVENTS

CoFES Virtual Guest Lecture: Atif Malik, BofA

Oct 27, 2021

Evolution and Current Snapshot of FX Asset Classes

EVENTS

CoFES Virtual Guest Lecture: Mukul Khandelia, QuantRoll Capital and Thompson Ng, Gunvor Group

Oct 13, 2021

FICC Systematic Trading Opportunities and Loss Management

EVENTS

CoFES Virtual Guest Lecture: Xifan Wang, Salient

Sep 23, 2021

SPACs in the World of Finance

EVENTS

CoFES Virtual Guest Lecture: Kranthi Gade, Merrill Lynch

Sep 15, 2021

Systematic Momentum Trading

EVENTS

CoFES Virtual Guest Lecture: Michael Stover and Jon Friedman, The Omerta Group

Aug 25, 2021

FICC vs. Equities, Summary of Finance Roles at Major Hubs

EVENTS

Leading Women in Business and Industrial Statistics

Feb 19, 2021

Free Webinars by International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS) and y-BIS