Aparna Gupta is an associate professor of quantitative finance, director of the Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics Program, and co-director of the Center for Financial Studies in the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is also an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering in the School of Engineering. Her research interest is in addressing issues in risk management at the individual and the institutional levels. She conducts US National Science Foundation funded research in financial innovation for risk management. Dr. Gupta is an active member of several international professional organizations, such as, INFORMS, IAFE, AFA, WFA, SIAM. Dr. Gupta earned her doctorate from Stanford University and her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
Mathematical modeling; risk management; simulation; simulation optimization; optimization
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Risk Management at the institutional and individual level; financial engineering and risk management for technology-enabled services; risk management for networks.
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