Associate Professor
College of Computing
CCB 317
(678) 523-8685
tucker@cc.gatech.edu
Bio

Dr. Tucker Balch is an associate professor in the School of Interactive Computing and managing partner of Lucena Research (a fresh startup). Balch develops and uses statistical machine learning and data mining algorithms to augment and inform trading decisions. He teaches a course on this topic, and he has also built an open source software system to support this effort.

Balch spent a sabbatical year at Cerebellum Capital, a machine learning-based hedge fund in San Francisco, and he consults with thinkorswim (top online broker). Before joining academia, he was an F-15 pilot in the USAF.

Education
PhD 1998, Georgia Institute of Technology
MS 1988, University of California, Davis
BS 1984, Georgia Institute of Technology