Finance and Risk Engineering

If you’ve ever been drawn to a field that some people are calling “the rocket science of Wall Street,” Finance and Risk Engineering might be the course of study for you.

Statistics and numbers


  • The FRE Department invites applications for the position of the Department Chair and Associate Professor or Professor of FRE, with an anticipated start date between June 1, 2023, and September 1, 2023.  We invite applications from tenured Faculty members or distinguished industry thought leaders in Financial Engineering, Mathematical Finance, Finance, or a closely related discipline.

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  • July 14, 2022: Congratulations to the winners of the 11th Annual IAQF Academic Affiliate Membership Student Competition: Team Five+1 Guys and Team Alpha! 

    Team Five+1 Guys from NYU MSFE was led by student team captain Jiaqi Liang. Team members included Chi Wang Chau, Guojun Chen, Jiarui Li, Wenyi Huang, and Wu-Yen Sun. 

    Team Alpha from NYU MSFE was led by student team captain Xingyuan Ding. Team members included Levi Lan, Jie Zhou, Shuman Pan, Qiaomin Wang, and Chenwei Wu. 

    Both teams worked under the direction of Professor Ron Slivka

    Twenty-five teams representing fourteen academic programs submitted papers in response to this year's competition problem which focused on predictors of the state of the market. This is the 3rd year in a row that teams from the Finance and Risk Engineering Department have been among the winners of this competition. Tandon’s FRE students are the only group with two winning teams in 2021 and 2022. 

  • FRE's MSFE program is ranked #2 in the 2022 ranking of Best Master's of Financial Engineering Programs by TFE Times; #7 in the 2022 Best Financial Engineering Programs in the US by QuantNet, tied with NYU Courant. The program has also been ranked #15 in the world in's Quant Finance Master’s Guide for 2022. Read more >>
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Financial Engineering, M.S.

With a dynamically changing global world, our program trains our financial engineers to adapt theoretical and financial constructs into profitable and innovative opportunities.

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Catching FiRE

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