Richard Roll, Japan Alumni Chair in International Finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, has been selected as the recipient of the 2009 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year Award. The IAFE is a non-profit organization that provides a forum to explore pivotal issues and cutting-edge ideas in the field of quantitative finance. "It is extremely gratifying to receive this award which has been given before without exception to financial scholars that I greatly admire," said Roll. "I am truly honored to be included in their company." The IAFE/SunGard FEOY Award recognizes individual contributions to the advancement of financial engineering technology. Roll will receive the award on February 4, 2010, during the award gala dinner in New York City.
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