2022 Killian Lecture: Robert C. Merton
Monday, March 28, 2022 at 4:00pm
2022 James R. Killian, Jr. Award and Lecture Series by:
Professor Robert C. Merton
School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management
Emergence of Financial Engineering from Science
An MIT Story
Acclaimed finance expert Robert C. Merton PhD ’70 has been named the recipient of MIT’s 2021–2022 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award, the highest honor the Institute faculty can confer upon one of its members.
The Killian Award citation hails Merton, the School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management, as “one of the founding architects of modern finance theory,” whose work has “become an integral part of the global financial system.” More at MIT News
About the James R. Killian Faculty Achievement Award and Lecture Series: The purpose of the Killian Award is to recognize extraordinary professional achievement by MIT faculty members and to communicate their accomplishments to members of the Institute community. The recipient of the Killian Award holds the title of Killian Award Lecturer for the following academic year and presents, during that time, one or more lectures to the MIT community on his or her own professional activities. The Killian Award selection is made by faculty members elected by vote of the Faculty from a slate prepared by the Faculty Nominations Committee. Visit the Killian Award and Lecture site.
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The Killian Lecture is open to all members of the MIT community. Face coverings are now optional indoors at MIT.
Covid Pass users: No registration required.
Non-Covid Pass users may attend the lecture and register in advance for a Tim Ticket, which will allow access MIT buildings and the event.
Image: courtesy of Robert Merton