Master of Science in Applied Analytics News

The Economy of 2016 Weighs on Elections in 2018 and 2020

The 2016 election outcome may have been a shocker to many people, but not to statistician Salil Mehta, faculty for Columbia’s Master of Science in Applied Analytics program.

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Applied Analytics Students Win IBM's Metro Pulse Competition

This spring, students from the School of Professional Studies' Applied Analytics program aced IBM's data science challenge.

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Analytics Applications Across the Spectrum

The Applied Analytics Club and the Analytics Alchemists Club hosted the “Analytics Applications Across the Spectrum” panel, highlighting the uses of analytics in different industries and sectors.

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Thomas Deely on Ireland’s Strength in Risk Management

“Ireland has the foundation of an ecosystem in the space of financial risk management and compliance with a cluster of companies and universities driving the innovation with conviction,” according to Applied Analytics Program Director Thomas Deely.

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Why Wall Street Is Always Optimistic in January

Salil Mehta, a statistician and professor in the Applied Analytics program, makes an appearance in The New York Times' "Your Money" Column, showing the futility of Wall Street's year-end predictions.

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IBM, ESPN, and AIG Engage With Inaugural Applied Analytics Cohort

Applied Analytics students met with professionals from a variety of industries to cap off their block week course, Analytics and Leading Change.

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Will Open Source FinTech Help Mitigate Risk in the Financial Industry?

The Columbia University FinTech Lab will provide increased financial literacy for students and non-technical risk managers through the industry’s first freely available, open source analytics engine and visualization tool.

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Kaiser Fung: Right on Power Posing

"Power posing," the viral TED-talk that turned researcher Amy Cuddy into a household name, was renounced by one of its researchers, echoing Applied Analytics Associate Program Director Kaiser Fung's February Slate column.

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Salil Mehta Explains the Statistics Behind Winning the Lottery

The Applied Analytics professor and author of the popular blog Statistical Ideas knows what the odds are of striking it rich with a lotto ticket.

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Ray Vella to Speak in Boston and Boca Raton This Fall

Ray Vella, who teaches in the Applied Analytics program, will speak at conferences in Boston and Boca Raton this fall.

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