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Tao L. Wu Biography

Tao L. Wu

Tao L. Wu
Associate Professor of Finance





Main Campus, IIT Tower, 18D3-1
Downtown Campus, Room 458


Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Finance
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, Finance
B.A., Columbia University, Economics-Operations Research/Computer Science


Tao Wu is Associate Professor of Finance at IIT Stuart School of Business. He has published scholarly articles in the Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference. In addition, he has been invited to present at the prestigious American Finance Association Meetings; Financial Management Association Meetings; the 11th Symposium on Banking, Finance, and Insurance; the 16th Derivatives and Risk Management Conference at the FDIC; INQUIRE-UK Cambridge seminar; Risk and Decision Making Paris workshop; and universities throughout the country.

He has been awarded a Faculty Summer Research Grant, Dean's Fellowship for Distinguished Merit, Van Buren and Van Ambrige Prizes in Mathematics, Josephine de Karman Fellowship and an I. I. Rabi Scholar.

Prior to graduate school, he traded derivatives for a major investment bank in New York City.

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