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October 2017: Quant Graduate Profiled in Alumni Newsletter

Qiao Duan, who graduated from the Quant Program in December 2016, explains how her love of mathematics took her from a remote village in China to a career as a quantitative analyst in Ann Arbor. Read the full story here.

July 2017: Why crowds aren’t always wise: Lessons from mini-flash crashes on Wall Street

Our program's faculty used "an army of simulated investors" to observe how a mini-flash crash forms and whether a wise group of traders might avoid it. See the surprising results here.

May 2016: Are the high-rolling quants of horse racing our friends or foes?

Quant Program Director, Erhan Bayraktar, and his student, Alex Munk, take a critical look at how computer-assisted betting has changed the classic game of horse race gambling. Check out their article in The Conversation.