Dr. Andrew W. Lo is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris professor, a professor of finance, and director of the Laboratory for Financial Engineering at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a principal investigator at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab.
Lo's most recent research is focused on bringing more resources into translational medicine by applying financial engineering to health-care finance. Lo has published numerous articles in finance and economics journals and has authored several books. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.