Thompson, Matthew

Associate Professor & Distinguished Faculty Fellow of Operations Research

Matthew Thompson's research is in real options theory and applications in energy markets. Matthew’s work has gained significant national and international recognition from the operations research community (winner of the best student paper award of the Canadian Operational Research Society and finalist in the prestigious George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award of INFORMS). His work has appeared in Operations Research and Naval Research Logistics. Matt spent time as a risk management consultant for a power generation firm, and was the Associate Director of Financial Engineering at a major Canadian Investment Bank, where he developed mathematical models for the pricing, hedging and trading of financial derivatives.

  • Specialty: Modern Financial Engineering, Optimization Problems
  • Subject: Management Analytics
  • Room: Goodes Hall Room 282 East Wing
  • Phone: (613) 533-3250
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