Advancing the Field of Quantitative Finance
formerly the IAFE
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Welcome to Iaqf

The IAQF is a not-for-profit, professional society dedicated to fostering the profession of quantitative finance by providing platforms to discuss cutting-edge and pivotal issues in the field. Founded in 1992, the IAQF is composed of individual academics and practitioners from banks, broker dealers, hedge funds, pension funds, asset managers, technology firms, regulators, accounting, consulting and law firms, and universities across the globe.

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IAQF Senior Fellow Spotlight
John Hull

John C. Hull is the Maple Financial Professor of Derivatives and Risk Management at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is an internationally recognized authority on derivatives and risk management. He has written three books Risk Management and Financial Institutions (now in its third edition), Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives (now in its eighth edition) and Fundamentals of Futures and Options Markets (now in its eighth edition). The books have been translated into many languages and are widely used in trading rooms throughout the world. Dr. Hull was named IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year in 1999.

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IAQF Senior Fellow Spotlight
Peter Carr

Dr. Peter Carr is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley with over 17 years of experience in the derivatives industry. He was also a finance professor for 8 years at Cornell University, after obtaining his PhD from UCLA in 1989.

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IAQF Senior Fellow Spotlight
Darrell Duffie

Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, at the Graduate School of BusinessStanford University, has been on the finance faculty at Stanford since receiving his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1984. He received the IAFE Financial Engineer of the Year Award in 2003.

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IAQF Senior Fellow Spotlight
EMANUEL DERMAN

EMANUEL DERMAN is Head of Risk at Prisma Capital Partners and a professor at Columbia University, where he directs their program in financial engineering. He is the author of My Life As A Quant, one of Business Week's top ten books of the year, in which he introduced the quant world to a wide audience. He received the IAFE Financial Engineer of the Year Award in 2000.