Pete Kyle Joins Smith School
One of the foremost financial theorists in the world, Albert “Pete” Kyle, will join the Smith School as the Charles E. Smith Chair in Finance in July 2006. He is best known for creating the “Kyle Model,” which provides a foundation for the modern theory of market microstructure, a subfield of finance dealing with the process of price formation in financial markets.
Research by Robert Day, S. Raghavan
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Michael Ball, Orkand Professor of Management Science, and Michael Fu, professor of management science, have received a $630,000 grant from NSF under the special initiative on “Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems.” The title of their proposal is “Dynamic Real-Time Order Promising and Fulfillment for Global Make-to-Order Supply Chains.” Ball has been named Area Editor for Transportation in the flagship journal Operations Research.