The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is proud to announce our Seminar Series schedule for 2014-2015. Additional speakers and dates will be announced soon.
Date Speaker Time and Location
5/20/2015 Xiao Fang 220 One South Main 9:30am
Topic: Predict Adoption Probabilities in Social Networks
Xiao Fang is an Associate Professor of Ois Operations and Information Systems at the University of Utah. His research lies in the area of Business Analytics, with supporting methods and theories drawn from reference disciplines including Management Science and Computer Science.
5/19/2015 Patrick Fan 221 One South Main 10:30am
Topic: An Integrated Text Analytic Framework for Product Defect Discovery
Dr. Weiguo (Patrick) Fan is a Full Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, Full Professor of Computer Science (courtesy) and Director of the Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). Patrick teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Accounting (Principles and Intermediate), Business Data Communications, Object-Oriented System Development in Java, Management of Information Systems, Information Systems Auditing and Control, and Information System Security and Assurance at Virginia Tech.
5/15/2015 Luis Ortiz 221 One South Main 9:30am-11:00am
Topic: On Networks and Behavior: Strategic Inference and Machine Learning
Luis E. Ortiz is an Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department, Stony Brook University. His research interest involve: Artificial intelligence, machine learning; computational game theory and economics; graphical models; computational probability and statistics; computational biology; and computational finance. Applications to complex systems.
3/20/2015 Russ Wermers 125 Alfred Lerner Hall 9:30am-11:00am
Russ Wermers is Professor of Finance and Director of the Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. His main research interests include studies of the efficiency of securities markets, as well as the role of institutional investors in setting stock prices.
2/19/2015 3rd Annual Risk Management Conference
Hosted by the Institute for Financial Services Analytics
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Perkins Student Center-Rodney Room
8:30 AM Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Program Begins
Welcome Remarks - Bruce Weber, Dean, Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware
Presentation 1: Applying Cognitive Computing to Cybersecurity
Dr. Charles Campbell Palmer, PhD, CTO, Security & Privacy, IBM Research
Presentation 2: Paydown Patterns in Consumer Credit Cards
Dr. Jialan Wang, PhD, Office of Research at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Presentation 3: TBD
Speaker from JPMC
Presentation 4: When Words Sweat: Written Words Can Predict Loan Default
Dr. Michal Herzenstein, Associate Professor of Marketing, Lerner College, University of Delaware
12:30 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Panel Discussion
Panel Discussions: Analytics for Social Good
Moderated by Roger Coffin, Associate Director, Lerner College of Business & Economics, University of Delaware
2/18/2015 Anindya Ghose 132 East Delaware Ave. 10:30am-11:30am
Anindya Ghose is a Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences and a Professor of Marketing at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. His research analyzes the economic consequences of the Internet on industries and markets transformed by its shared technology infrastructure. Professor Bell teaches Marketing Management in Wharton MBA and MBA for Executives Programs and Empirical Modeling in PhD program.
11/7/2014 Louiqa Raschid 203 Ewing Hall 2:00pm-3:30pm
Topic: Financial Big Data and Data Science for Finance
Louiqa Raschid is a professor at the University of Maryland where she holds appointments in the Smith School of Business, the Institute of Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) and the Department of Computer Science. She has over two decades of experience in data science, a computational paradigm with the potential to fundamentally change the way we exploit data driven decision making to support a broad range of human activities.
10/3/2014 Harikesh Nair 231 Alfred Lerner Hall 9:30am-11:00am
Topic: Big Data and Marketing Analytics in Gaming: Combining Empirical Models and Field Experimentation
Dr. Nair is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Stanford GSB. His research is in the area of marketing analytics. His work brings together applied economic theory and econometric tools with Marketing data to better understand consumer behavior and to improve the strategic marketing decisions of firms.