From Academia to Industry: Life of a PDT Quantitative Researcher @ Harvard


Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 6:00pm to 7:00pm



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"Curious about a career as a quantitative researcher? Join our moderated panel discussion with PDT researchers to learn about their journey from academia to quantitative finance. They will discuss their career path, the interesting work that challenges them and their decision to leave academia for industry. Learn how a team of scientists, mathematicians and engineers with PhDs in Physics, Computer Science, Statistics and Electrical Engineering develop trading strategies using uniquely scientifically rigorous approaches in an open and collaborative culture. 

We will discuss how PDT and quantitative research compares to other industries, our academically driven research culture and how researchers use the skills from their graduate program to tackle interesting and challenging problems. This will be an interactive discussion and we look forward to answering your questions!

Our panel will include the following PDT Researchers:
Matthew completed his PhD in Physics at Harvard. Matthew was a part of the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms. His research was focused on using quantum gas microscopy to study entanglement and thermalization within isolated quantum many-body systems.

Ben completed his PhD in Applied Mathematics from UC Berkeley. Prior to joining the PDT research team, Ben worked  with Professor James Sethian in the Mathematics Group at Lawrence Berkeley National. Ben received his Bachelors in Mathematics from Harvey Mudd."


Promoted Opportunities: Full-Time Positions

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