Semant Jain, PhD, CQF
Dr. Semant Jain has been recognized by the U.S. government as having “extraordinary ability” (same category as a Nobel Prize, Olympic medal etc). He brings fifteen years of computational mathematics, statistical analysis, and quantitative finance experience to modeling the financial markets.
His research paper involving oil pricing model was published in the top-10 scientific journal of the decade, was awarded a $5 million grant from the U.S. Senate Defense Appropriation Committee and lead to the establishment of a $50 million research facility. Also, his commodity pricing models saved $3 million on a power plant design which was recommended by NY Governor Patterson, and U.S. Senators Hillary Clinton and Charles Schumer. He has also been interviewed in the American Scientist magazine and appeared in the Forbes 30 Under 30 issue. He graduated with his PhD from the University of Michigan and BTech and MTech from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi.
S. N. Maheshwari, PhD
S. N. Maheshwari is the Founding Chairman and Professor Emeritus of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. His research interests are combinatorial algorithms, mathematical optimization techniques, and computational geometry.
Steven Wachs, MBA
Steve is currently a Principal Statistician at Integral Concepts, Inc. where he assists manufacturers in the application of statistical methods to reduce variation and improve quality, reliability, and productivity. He also supports product development efforts by leveraging methods for jointly optimizing multiple performance and reliability requirements. He has thirty years of experience in the development of statistical models, reliability analysis, designed experimentation, and statistical process control. Steve’s education includes an BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, MA in Applied Statistics, University of Michigan, and a MBA, Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh.