Dr. R.L. Shankar

Professor, Finance & Analytics
B.Tech (IIT Madras), MS (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)
Email: shankar.rl@greatlakes.edu.in

Dr. Shankar has earned his PhD from EdHEC, France, and MS in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Dr. Shankar has been featured in the "40 under 40 South India's Inspiring Young Teachers" by edex by The New Indian Express.

Dr. Shankar is a full-time Professor of Finance and Analytics at Great Lakes Institute of Management. He offers Masters and Doctoral courses on Risk management, Financial derivatives, Algorithmic Trading, Fixed income and credit markets, Financial Risk Analytics, Financial engineering, Financial modeling etc. He is also a visiting faculty at IIM Kozhikode, IIM Trichy, and IIM Ranchi.

Shankar’s research focuses on algorithmic trading, market microstructure, imperfections in derivatives markets and non-parametric risk measurement techniques. He recently won NYU Stern -NSE’s inaugural research grant for his joint work on “Impact of Algorithmic Trading on Indian Markets”. He has also delivered a TED Talk on 'When Machines Take Over Markets'.