Longbing Cao

Longbing Cao got one PhD in Intelligent Sciences in Chinese Academy of Sciences and another in Computing Science from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). He is a professor of information technology at UTS, the Founding Director of the university’s research institute Advanced Analytics Institute and a core member of the Data Sciences and Knowledge Discovery Lab at the Centre for Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems at the Faculty of Engineering and IT, UTS. He is also the Research Leader of the Data Mining Program at the Australian Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre, the Chair of ACM SIGKDD Australia and New Zealand Chapter, IEEE Task Force on Data Science and Advanced Analytics, and IEEE Task Force on Behavioral, Economic and Socio-cultural Computing. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, SMC Society and Computer Society. He serves as associate editor and guest editor on such journals as ACM Computing Surveys, as conference co-chair of KDD2015, PAKDD13 and ADMA13, and program co-chair or vice-chair of PAKDD11, ICDM10, IAT11, ADMA10 etc., and program committee member on around 100 conferences including KDD, ICDM and AAMAS. He joined UTS in 2005 after he served as an editor, marketing strategist and then Chief Technology Officer in China More details
Areas of expertise: Data Mining / Data Science

Rafael Calvo

Rafael A. Calvo, PhD (2000) is Professor at the University of Sydney’s, Director of the Positive Computing Lab and Co-Director of the Software Engineering Group that focuses on the design of systems that support wellbeing in areas of mental health, medicine and education. He has a PhD in Artificial Intelligence applied to automatic document classification and has also worked at Carnegie Mellon University, Universidad Nacional de Rosario, and as a consultant for projects worldwide. Rafael is author of over 150 publications in the areas of affective computing, learning systems and web engineering, recipient of five rafaphoto.jpgteaching awards, and a Senior Member of IEEE. Rafael is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing and of IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies. Rafael is co-editing the forthcoming Handbook of Affective Computing to be published by Oxford University Press. More details
Areas of expertise: Affective computing / Positive computing / Text mining

Philip Brown

Prior to re-joining UNSW in January 2003, he was Professor of Accounting and Finance at UWA. In 1991 he was the American Accounting Association’s Distinguished International Visiting Lecturer; and in 1991/1992 he was the inaugural Coopers & Lybrand-Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand Visiting Research Professor in Australasia. Philip was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 1978. In 1986 he and his University of Chicago colleague Ray Ball received the inaugural American Accounting Association’s Seminal Contribution to Accounting Literature Award; and in 1996 he received the inaugural Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand’s Outstanding Contribution to the Accounting Research Literature Award, which he shared with RJ Chambers. In 2000 he was made a life member of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand; and in 2010 he was elected to the Australian Accounting Hall of Fame. In accounting circles Philip is known for his research into the role accounting reports play in informing financial markets. More recently he has focused on how the corporate governance arrangements of companies influences their disclosure policies, and how financial analysts and the market more generally respond to those policies. Research interests Role of accounting reports in informing financial markets More details
Areas of expertise: Accounting disclosure / Financial Reporting

George H. K. Wang

George H. K. Wang received his PhD in economics and statistics from Iowa State University. Prior to join George Mason University, he was Deputy Chief Economist, Director of Market Research at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Wang also served as Senior Financial Economist and Econometrician at Federal Home Loan Bank Board. In summer, 2006 and 2007, Professor Wang was a Visiting Professor of Finance in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia and Visiting Scholar sponsored by Taiwan National Science Council to National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan in July 2007. Professor Wang’s research and teaching interests include derivatives and risk management, applied time series and financial econometrics, empirical market microstructure. He has published more than thirty papers in major refereed journals in the areas of derivative markets, applied time series, econometrics, mortgage and housing markets and transportation. Wang is an elected ordinary member of International Statistical Institute and on the editorial board of the Journal of Futures Markets.  

Carole Gresse

Carole Gresse is Professor of Finance at Université Paris-Dauphine and is head of the Master of Financial Markets, Commodity Markets & Risk Management Program. She is a graduate of the ESCP Graduate School of Management and holds a PhD from Université Paris-Dauphine.Her dissertation was awarded by Euronext Paris and granted for publication by the French Ministry of Education and Research. It also received the “Gaëtan Pirou” award for the best PhD dissertation in Economics and Business, Universities of Paris. She has published several books in finance and several research articles in financial market microstructure. She also works as a consultant for banks, exchanges, and brokerage firms. Current Involvement with CRC
  • PhD Students Workshop Series: EURONEXT Market Design
  • Co-research with CRC Students and Researchers:
    • Market Fragmentation and Market Quality
    • The Introduction of ETFs and Market Quality

Robert Webb

Robert I. Webb is a professor of Finance at the University of Virginia. He is a Paul Tudor Jones II Research Professor at the McIntire School of Commerce of the University of Virginia. Additionally, he is the editor of the Journal of Futures Markets, published by Wiley. He is also the author of Macroeconomic Information and Financial Trading and Trading Catalysts: How Events Move Markets and Create Trading Opportunities. Previously he was a consultant to the World Bank and he traded on the floor at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He also served as a Senior Financial Economist at both the Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Robert Webb received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire and obtained his doctorate from the University of Chicago. Current Involvement with CRC
  • PhD Student Workshop Series.

Steve Satchell LinkedIn

Professor Steve Satchell is Academic Advisor to Alpha Strategies and numerous other financial organisations, a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and the Reader in Financial Econometrics at Cambridge University. Steve is one of the most highly regarded academics within the UK investment industry. He has Ph.D.s from Cambridge University and the London School of Economics. Current Involvement with CRC
  • PhD Student Workshop Series: Insider Trading – the Leland’s Model and Case Study
Areas of expertise: Econometrics /  Risk Measurement / Utility Theory