Be part of a community of multidisciplinary researchers, with solid internationally recognized expertise.
Do your PhD in a rigorous milieu, renowned for its resources and the quality of support available for junior researchers.
6 of the 15 graduates from this specialization between 2006 and 2016 hold positions as professors at universities in Canada or the United States.
The others are working as executives or consultants for leading firms or investment funds, e.g. Deloitte, KPMG, PSP Investment and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
The work of PhD students in the Financial Engineering specialization has been recognized for its outstanding quality and has earned them many awards and scholarships:
Papers based on dissertations by PhD students in the Financial Engineering specialization are published in top-tier journals in the field, including:
PhD students in this specialization benefit from the best possible infrastructure, allowing them to carry out advanced research in financial engineering.
Members of the Department of Decision Sciences associated with the Financial Engineering specialization
Left to right: Hatem Ben Ameur, Chantal Labbé, Michel Denault, Michèle Breton, Geneviève Gauthier, Debbie Dupuis and Bruno Rémillard.
Members of the Department of Finance associated with the Financial Engineering specialization
Left to right: Simon van Norden, Pascale Valery, Jean-Guy Simonato, Nicolas Papageorgiou, Pascal François and Philippe d’Astous. Absent when the photo was taken: Christian Dorion.
HEC Montréal offers doctoral students in financial engineering an exceptional scientific milieu, with a research chair and two professorships.
The professors are members of various internationally renowned research centres or institutes:
All the members of the Decision Sciences group have individual grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) .