Luohan Academy


EducationPh.D. in Computer Science, California Institute of Technology (2009).

Academic AppointmentsAgostino Capponi is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University. Agostino is a member of the Data Science Institute the Center for the Management of Systemic Risk, and the FDT Center for Intelligent Asset Management. He serves as an External Consultant at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Office of the Chief Economist, on topics related to clearinghouse collateral requirements and financial stability. Agostino is an Editor of Management Science in the Finance Department.

Recognition & AwardsAgostino is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the 2019 JP Morgan AI Faculty Research Award, the Columbia-IBM Center for Blockchain & Data Transparency: Special COVID-19 Research Award, an honorable mention from the MIT Center for Finance and Policy and the Harvard Crowd Innovation Laboratory, the Bar-Ilan prize for general research in financial mathematics, and several best paper awards at Fintech Conferences and INFORMS sections. He also received a Marie Curie fellowship from the European Commission.

Research Field

Agostino's research interests are in networks, systemic risk and financial stability, market microstructure, and financial technology.