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Cliff Asness Selected as the Recipient of the 2019 IAQF/Northfield Financial Engineer of the Year Award

December 18th, 2019

IAQF congratulates Cliff Asness, Founder, Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer of AQR Capital Management, on being named the 2019 IAQF/Northfield Financial Engineer of the Year (FEOY). 
The award will be presented to Dr. Asness on February 27, 2020, at the Yale Club in New York City, during the IAQF/Northfield FEOY Award Gala Dinner. This evening is one of the premier events on the IAQF calendar and is a phenomenal opportunity to meet many of the most notable members of the financial engineering industry. Sponsorships including tables of ten and individual seats are now available. For more information on the dinner please contact the IAQF office at 646-736-0705 or email us at
The annual IAQF/Northfield FEOY Award, established in 1993, recognizes individual contributions to the advancement of quantitative finance. A nominating committee of approximately 50 people, consisting of all the IAQF governing boards, submits nominations, which are reviewed in a three-step process. The final round consists solely of the senior fellows and was chaired by Dr. Michael Brennan, an IAQF senior fellow and 2017 FEOY award winner.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
The Yale Club
New York City
6:30pm Cocktails 
7:30pm Dinner
Corporate sponsorships Including tables of ten are available 
Individual seats are available for $600
For more information and to purchase tickets please contact the 
IAQF office at 646-736-0705 or