Salil Mehta is a statistician and risk strategist, who has developed an engaging method to teach quantitative techniques.
Salil has 17 years of experience, of which a dozen years were on Wall Street, performing proprietary trading and economic research for firms such as Salomon/Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley. He also served for two years in a leadership role, as the Director of Analytics, in the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the Administration's $700 billion TARP program. Salil is also the former Director of the Policy, Research, and Analysis Department in the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. He completed a graduate degree in mathematical statistics from Harvard and also completed the Chartered Financial Analyst exams, as well as being a current dual candidate member of the Society of Actuaries. In addition to having lectured on probability and economics at a number of leading universities, Salil has authored academic articles. He currently provides advisory to the heads of several organizations, and he teaches graduate statistics at Rutgers on the weekends this year, in addition to being a statistics adjunct professor at Georgetown.
Salil has also been acknowledged or on air interviewed and by a number of leading publications, such as the National Bureau of Economic Research, American Statistical Association, New York Times, CNBC, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Barron's, Forbes, Pensions & Investments, CFA Institute, Tom Keene, Bloomberg, and Businessweek. He has also completed a statistics and analytics topics book, a working draft of which is available for Georgetown library users. The unimpeded blog provides an interesting discussion of various statistical applications, and the Statistics courses on the left bar link offers downloadable, academic lectures on the basics of probability and statistics. Also the site has been added to the syllabus of several leading universities. And it is also added to RePEc's selective blog aggregator.
This website serves as a complementary resource for data, and probability and statistics applications. You can contact Salil and follow him on Facebook and Google+ and Skype (name: saliltreasury). And you can subscribe by using the information here or the RSS icon on the blog.