Matthew Dixon, PhD

Speaker

Dr. Dixon is an Assistant Professor in Applied Math at Illinois Tech and an affiliate Professor of Finance in the Stuart School of Business. He holds a PhD in Applied Math from Imperial College, London, and was a postdoc at Stanford University. He has published over 40 articles in fintech relating to machine learning in finance and blockchain engineering, including a textbook on Machine Learning in Finance. He is the recipient of an Illinois Tech innovation award and the College of Computing's Dean Award for Excellence in Research (Junior level), and his research has been funded by Intel, Dell, NASA JPL, and the NSF in addition to being quoted in the Financial Times and Bloomberg Markets. He is the technical co-founder of CFXLabs, which is creating the first global stablecoin settlement network.