Dr. Edward Zychowicz, PhD, received the prestigious 2016 Mike Epstein Award from the Market Technicians Association (MTA) Educational Foundation in recognition of his long-term support of technical analysis in academia. For more than 40 years, the MTA has been influential in the advancement of the discipline of technical analysis, which provides a structure for informing investment management decisions by applying a supply and demand methodology to market prices.
Dr. Zychowicz earned a BA in economics from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Policy at Syracuse University, and MA and PhD degrees in economics and finance from SUNY-Binghamton. Since joining the faculty of the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, Dr. Zychowicz has taught a wide range of finance courses in undergraduate, graduate and executive MBA programs. He has served as faculty advisor to student organizations such as the Financial Management Association and the Graduate Finance Association. He has also served as faculty mentor to students participating in competitions such as the CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge and the Adirondack Cup. He currently serves as faculty advisor to the business school’s student managed investment fund and is co-director of Zarb’s Center for International Financial Services and Markets. His research interests focus on behavioral finance, technical analysis, socially responsible investing, and sustainability.