Dr. Khaldoun Khashanah

Ph.D., Distinguished Service Professor & Program Director, Financial Engineering

Dr. Khaldoun Khashanah is the Director Financial Engineering (FE) and a Distinguished Service Professor in the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens Institute of Technology and Co-Director of Stevens’ MBA in Financial Engineering Program. He initiated the program jointly with the Howe School of Management at Stevens in 2004. Dr. Khashanah joined Stevens in 1994 and started the FE program at Stevens in 2002. He holds a 1994 PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, in the field of Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Modeling of mixed media. He holds a Master of Science in Applied Mathematics, University of Cincinnati, in Complex Variables. Dr. Khashanah received two undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Petroleum and Minerals in 1987.

Dr. Khashanah’s research interests and publications include underwater acoustics, elastic and porous-elastic media, linear and nonlinear Biot Theory; inverse problems of parameter identification; ill-posed problems of mathematical physics; image processing, information theory, optimization, high-frequency financial modeling and modeling of complex phenomena. More recently his efforts are dedicated to research on systemic risk, the Science of Complex Adaptive Systems, Systems of Systems and Complexity Theory as they pertain to physical, financial and social sciences and System characteristics theory. Dr Khashanah is a member of the Committee to Establish the National Institute of Finance and the New York Society of Security Analysts. Dr. Khashanah is the PI on the Algorithmic Contract Type Unified Standards (ACTUS) project funded by the Alfred P Sloan Foundation and a member of INCOSE and IAFE.

Research Papers:

1. Khaldoun Khashanah, I. Florescu, S. Yang. (Sep 2014). "On the Impact and Future of High Frequency Trading - Practitioners Version", Download

2. Khaldoun Khashanah, I. Florescu, S. Yang.(Sep 2014). "On the Impact and Future of High Frequency Trading - A White Paper", Download