Brian Clark

Associate Professor and Director of the M.S. and MBA Programs


Professor Clark's research focuses on financial intermediation and risk management with an emphasis on machine learning. He currently teaches several quantitative finance courses including Financial Computation and Simulation and Advanced AI/ML for Finance. Dr. Clark's work has been published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Stability, Quantitative Finance, and Operations Research Letters. He has been quoted in the U.S. News & World Report, the Times Union, and WalletHub.

Education & Training

Ph.D. in Finance, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

MBA, Clarkson University

M.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Clarkson University

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Other Focus Areas

Machine Learning, Banking, Operational Risk, Risk Management, Capital Structure


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Brian Clark has 6 indexed publications in the subjects of Economics, Econometrics and Finance, Mathematics, and Engineering.

Brian Clark, Alireza Ebrahim
Journal of Financial Stability
, 58
, 2022
Brian Clark, Chanaka Edirisinghe, Majeed Simaan
Quantitative Finance
, 22
, 2022
, pp.303-319
Brian Clark, Iftekhar Hasan, Helen Lai, Feng Li, Akhtar Siddique
Journal of Financial Stability
, 53
, 2021
Brian Clark, Zachary Feinstein, Majeed Simaan
Operations Research Letters
, 48
, 2020
, pp.630-634
Brian Clark, James Donato, Bill B. Francis, Thomas D. Shohfi
Journal of Banking and Finance
, 2020
Florentin Butaru, Qingqing Chen, Brian Clark, Sanmay Das, Andrew W. Lo, Akhtar Siddique
Journal of Banking and Finance
, 72
, 2016
, pp.218-239

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