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Benjamin E. Van Vliet Biography

Benjamin E. Van Vliet

Benjamin E. Van Vliet
Assistant Professor of Finance
Director, Center for Strategic Finance





Main Campus, IIT Tower, 18C4-2
Downtown Campus, Room 454


Ph.D., Stuart School of Business, Management Science
M.S., Stuart School of Business, Financial Markets and Trading
B.A., Calvin College, Business


Ben Van Vliet is Assistant Professor of Finance at Stuart, where teaches courses in C++ and C# programming for quantitative finance and automated trading system design and development. He is also the Director of Stuart Center for Strategic Finance. He is the author of three books on algorithmic trading/investment—Quality Money Management with Andrew Kumiega, Modeling Financial Markets with Robert Hendry, and Building Automated Trading Systems—as well as numerous academic papers on algorithmic/high frequency trading and quantitative finance. His research on ethics in high frequency trading has been featured on Forbes.  He has been quoted extensively in the national media on high frequency trading, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg TV, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, IEEE Spectrum, Institutional Investor, Automated Trader, Reuters, and Yahoo! News.

Research Interests: 

High Frequency trading
Systematic trading and investment
Quality control of trading systems and technology
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