Ciamac Moallemi

Ciamac C. Moallemi
William von Mueffling Professor of Business
Decision, Risk, and Operations Division
Areas of Expertise
  • AI and Business Analytics
  • Asset Management
  • Financial Engineering
  • Financial Institutions
1196 Kravis
(212) 3169180

Ciamac C. Moallemi is the William Von Mueffling Professor of Business in the Decision, Risk, and Operations Division of the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, where he has been since 2007. He also develops quantitative trading strategies at Bourbaki LLC, a quantitative investment advisor. A high school dropout, he received S.B. degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996). He studied at the University of Cambridge, where he earned a Master of Advanced Study degree in Mathematics (Part III of the Mathematical Tripos), with distinction (1997). He received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University (2007). Prior to his doctoral studies, he developed quantitative methods in a number of entrepreneurial ventures: as a partner in a $200 million fixed-income arbitrage hedge fund and as the director of scientific computing at an early-stage drug discovery start-up.  He holds editorial positions at the journals Operations Research and Management Science. He is a past recipient of the British Marshall Scholarship (1996), the Benchmark Stanford Graduate Fellowship (2003), first place in the INFORMS Junior Faculty Paper Competition (2011), and the Best Simulation Publication Award of the INFORMS Simulation Society (2014).  His research interests are in the area of the optimization and control of large-scale stochastic systems and decision-making under uncertainty, with an emphasis on applications in financial engineering.

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996; Cert. Adv. Study, University of Cambridge, 1997; PhD, Stanford University, 2007
Joined CBS

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