IIT Bombay and Citadel Securities Partner to Launch Quantitative Research Lab

IIT Bombay will collaborate with Citadel Securities to establish the IITB-Citadel Securities Quantitative Research Lab. This new facility will be housed within the Institute’s soon-to-be-opened Centre for Research in Financial Markets.

The Quantitative Research Lab aims to spearhead research in various finance domains, utilizing mathematical and statistical methods to enhance finance and risk management. It will also explore technological innovations within banking and financial markets. The initiative is not limited to research; it will also support academic programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, and post-doctoral levels, incorporating real-world financial service applications to enrich student experiences.

The MoU signing ceremony was attended by notable figures including:

  • Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director of IIT Bombay
  • Jatin Phutela, Managing Director and COO-India for Citadel Securities
  • Ravindra Gudi, Dean of Alumni & Corporate Relations
  • S.V.D. Nageswara Rao, Head of Department at SJMSOM
  • Anand Kumar S., Head of Systematic Business, APAC for Citadel Securities

This collaboration between IIT Bombay and Citadel Securities is set to foster innovation and provide practical training, effectively bridging the gap between academic finance research and industry application.