SAURAV DUTTA (Albany, NY) is Associate Professor and former chair of the Department of Accounting, Business Law and Taxation at Univ. of Albany. In 2011, he served as Academic Fellow in the SEC's Office of Chief Accountant. Dutta's research interests are in applying statistical and analytical methodologies to accounting and auditing. He has published 20+ research papers, and conducted seminars at universities including Harvard, Oxford, NYU, and Maastricht. Invited by AICPA to present on statistics for forensic accounting and litigation, he has been engaged as an expert to design statistical procedures to verify claims against Worldcom, Global Crossing, Cendant, GM, and HealthSouth.