Prof. Dr. Ali Hirsa

Dr. Branka Hadj Misheva

Prof. Dr. Jörg Osterrieder

Prof. Dr. Ali Hirsa Columbia University
Dr. Branka Hadj Misheva ZHAW, Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Jörg Osterrieder ZHAW, School of Engineering
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The global financial sector is undergoing a period of significant change and disruption. Advances in technology are enabling businesses to fundamentally rethink the way in which they generate value and interact with their environment. In this era of digital transformation, AI has the potential to fundamentally change business models of financial service providers and further accelerate the pace of innovation. Yet, despite the significant progress, many challenges remain that will require further scientific breakthrough.

Specific topics covered:

  • Importance of data and the need for augmented data
  • Applications in finance: data mining, feature extraction/engineering, feature importance, climate change and climate risk finance, quantitative/computational finance, asset/wealth management, private equity, pre/post-M&A, fraud detection, real estate and real estate related portfolios, credit scoring, etc.
  • Explainable & interpretable ML
  • Differential privacy and AI
  • Where are we heading?


Prof. Dr. Ali Hirsa, Professor and Director of Financial Engineering, Columbia University in the City of New York
Dr. Branka Hadj Misheva, Scientific Employee at ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr. Jörg Osterrieder, Professor of Finance and Risk Modelling at ZHAW School of Engineering

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  • AI in Financial Services
    16. November 2021
    18:00 - 19:30



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