Dr. Thomas Lonon
|School: School of Systems & Enterprises|
|Department: School of Systems and Enterprises|
Ph.D. in Mathematics, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ Overall GPA 3.85 - 2013
Thesis: “Option Pricing Utilizing a Jump Diffusion Model with a Log Mixture Normal Jump Distribution”
Graduate Certificate in Financial Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ - 2008
Masters in Stochastic Systems, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ - 2007
B.A. in Mathematics Education, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY - 2003
- Financial Engineering: Stochastic Calculus, PDE’s, Jump Diffusion processes, Option pricing, Black Scholes model, Merton model, Regime switching model, Fixed income securities models, Term structure models, etc.
- Statistics: Regression, Multivariate Analysis, Maximum Likelihood Estimators, EM algorithm, Bootstrapping and Cross Validation, Testing
- Empirical Finance: Time series models, GARCH models, Monte Carlo simulations, Discretization of diffusion processes, Trees, Finite difference methods.
- Programming Languages: R, Matlab, and C++, also using Excel
- Communication Skills: Professional tutoring Mathematics, Statistics and Probability courses for over 8 years, helped organizing the series of conferences in High-Frequency Data Modeling in Finance at Stevens.
Stevens Institute of Technology, Teaching Assistant
Courses: Calculus II, III, and IV, Probability and Statistics, Stochastic Calculus for Finance. 2009-2013
Northwest Middle School, Greensboro, NC, Algebra Teacher, Taught 7th and 8th grades. 2003-2004
Akin Bay Company LLC. Worked as aconsultant for Vaud Massarsky, performing statistical analysis of financial data. A proprietary trading strategy was evaluated and its performance estimated using statistical tools. (August 2012)
Honors & Awards
Award for Excellence in Graduate Research (dissertation award) 2013
The Stevens Fellowship for Ph.D. Candidate 2007-2009
- Thomas Lonon. (2012). Option Pricing Utilizing A Jump Diffusion Model With A Log Mixture Normal Jump Distribution - Graduate Student Speaker at 4th Annual Modeling High Frequency Data in Finance Conference, Hoboken, NJ.
- Thomas Lonon. An Analytic Formula for European Options; Jump Diffusion Models with a Log Mixture Normal Jump Distribution, working paper, to be submitted 2013.