Nobel Prize Winner in Economics Joins Other Financial Systems Experts in Colloquium To Open Financial Systems Center at Stevens Institute of Technology

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A daylong series of events to open the Hanlon Financial Systems Lab at Stevens Institute of Technology. The Lab will integrate the latest hardware and software technologies to support innovative research into the most common and urgent problems in contemporary finance. The day includes an academic colloquium featuring a Nobel Prize winner and other leaders in financial engineering followed by a VIP ribbon cutting to officially open the lab.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2012

                 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***
Nobel Prize Winner in Economics Joins Other Financial Systems Experts in Colloquium
To Open Financial Systems Center at Stevens Institute of Technology
Event Marks Opening of Hanlon Financial Systems Lab to Support Integrated Research and Education in Financial Systems, Quantitative Finance, Software Engineering and Cybersecurity

WHAT:    

A daylong series of events to open the Hanlon Financial Systems Lab at Stevens Institute of Technology. The Lab will integrate the latest hardware and software technologies to support innovative research into the most common and urgent problems in contemporary finance. The day includes an academic colloquium featuring a Nobel Prize winner and other leaders in financial engineering followed by a VIP ribbon cutting to officially open the lab. ICAP and RealTick are strategic partners of the Stevens Financial Systems Center. Additional support, data and software for the FSC will be provided by the likes of Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Jefferies, Capital Gain, Tripwire, Decide-FS, Redseal and Fortify.

WHEN & WHERE:     

        Tuesday April 17, 2012
        Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ
        Academic Colloquium – 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
        DeBaun Auditorium, Edwin A. Stevens Building
        Opening of Hanlon Financial Systems Lab. – 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
        Babbio Center, 4th Floor

WHO:     

Speaking at the Academic Colloquium

  • Dr. Robert Engel, Professor of Finance at NYU and winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Economics
  • Dr. Andrei Kirilenko, Chief Economist of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Lou Crandall, Chief Economist of Wrightson ICAP

Speaking at the Opening of the Hanlon Financial Systems Lab

  • John “Sean” J. Hanlon IV, CFP® ’80 (B.E. Mechanical Engineering), CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Hanlon Investment Management
  • Richard Brueckner, Chief of Staff, BNY Mellon

MEDIA INFO:    

Please RSVP to the media contact below. All media, including photographers, must check in with the Office of News and Media Relations at DeBaun Auditorium prior to the Academic Colloquium or at the Babbio Auditorium’s main lobby prior to opening of the financial systems lab. Parking will be provided. Once you reach campus, you’ll be directed to the appropriate lot.

Media Contact:     

Please RSVP to Danielle Woodruffe, Director of News and Media Relations at danielle.woodruffe(at)stevens(dot)edu (201) 216-5139 or (617)785-0433.

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