Dr. Holod received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in 2005. His research interests include financial intermediation and corporate finance. Dr. Holod presented his research at numerous academic and practitioner conferences, and his work was published in finance and economics journals, including the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, The Journal of Banking and Finance, and Financial Management.
Danling Jiang is a Professor of Finance and Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development at the College of Business, Stony Brook University. She co-directs the Center of Entrepreneurial Finance and the Blockchain Business Lab. Dr. Jiang’s research involves studying equity and digital asset investments, corporate finance, and financial decision-making from behavioral and social finance approaches. Her research typically integrates economics, psychology, political science, and sociology into finance. Her work has been published in leading journals spanning the fields of finance, management, accounting, and judgment and decision-making, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, and Financial Analysts Journal, among others. She serves in different roles for many journals in finance, economics, management, and psychology as well as for various publishers, funding agencies, and academic conferences and associations. She has also served on the Faculty-Student Association (FSA) Board of Directors and as the Chair of the Investment Committee. She founded stonyfinlab.org, a website and free newsletter dedicated to promoting financial intelligence and financial independence through lifelong learning in the Stony Brook community and beyond. Dr. Jiang received a Ph.D. in Finance and a Master's in Economics from the Ohio State University, and a Bachelor in Finance from Nanjing University.
Dr. Young Shin (Aaron) Kim received his doctorate degree from Sogang University in Korea, in 2005, and completed the Habilitation (Doctor of Science) process at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, in 2011. His current professional and research interests are in the area of mathematical modeling and its application to finance. He is interested in mathematical models having fat-tails, asymmetric dependence, clustering of volatility, and long-range dependence, and in financial issues including financial risk management, portfolio management, and derivative pricing. Dr. Kim published more than 50 research papers in internationally refereed journals and was awarded one patent. He is an expert in computer programming and shares basic libraries and tools implemented by him.
Dr. Gökhan Torna is an Associate Professor of Finance at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He conducts research in financial markets, banking and institutions, and corporate finance. He has published academic papers in high quality Finance journals including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money. Prior to his PhD education at University of Kansas, Torna was a financial analyst in a major investment bank in Europe. He has been panelist at various national and international conferences and recipient of outstanding paper award in financial market and institutions by Southern Finance Association.
Dr. Matthew Wynter conducts research that focuses on behavioral and international finance. His research has been featured in Bloomberg, and presented at the Brookings Institution, the American Economic Association, the China International Conference in Finance, and the Financial Management Association. His research has been published in The Review of Corporate Finance Studies, World Economy, and The Journal of Management, Policy, and Practice. He won the best registered report award from the Society of Financial Studies in 2022. Dr. Wynter completed his PhD in finance from Ohio State in 2014 and previously worked as an assistant professor of finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he received the Dean’s Letter of Outstanding Teaching in 2017. He served as a visiting scholar with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s Office of Litigation Economics from 2018 to 2020. Most recently he received the Thank a Teacher Award from Stony Brook's Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching in 2022.
Dr. Xiao’s research interests include business analytics, business intelligence, data mining and knowledge discovery, urban computing, economic bubbles and crises, and asset pricing. His research has appeared in many refereed journals, e.g., IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Scientific Reports, INFORMS Journal on Computing, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Real Estate Economics, Information Sciences, etc., and conference proceedings, e.g., ACM SIGKDD, WWW, and ICDM. He regularly serves as a program committee member of numerous international conferences, e.g., ACM SIGKDD, ACM SIGIR, AAAI, IJCAI, ICML, ICDM, and CIKM. He serves on the editorial board of several refereed journals. He is a senior member of the IEEE and the ACM.