Erhan Bayraktar is currently a tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Michigan. His primary research interests are in mathematical finance, applied probability, and stochastic control. He has published articles in several top notch journals, including Annals of Applied Probability, Mathematics of Operations Research, Stochastic Processes and Their Applications, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Finance and Stochastics. Dr. Bayraktar earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2004. After he graduated from Princeton, he joined the department of Mathematics at the University of Michigan as an T.H. Hildebrandt Assistant Professor and was hired as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in September 2006.
He graduated from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey in 2000 with two B.S. degrees: one in Electrical Engineering and the other in Mathematics.