SERVING THE QUANTITATIVE FINANCE COMMUNITY

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by engineerPhD
May 28th, 2012, 7:19 am
Forum: The Quantitative Finance Code Library Project
Topic: Is this project going anywhere?
Replies: 11
Views: 20983

Is this project going anywhere?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnWhat kind of research do you do?I suppose my background is in the area of signal processing, data analysis and simulation, and embedded systems. To be frank I want to work on this as a way of getting my feet wet in this application area to gain some sort of wo...
by engineerPhD
May 25th, 2012, 6:10 am
Forum: The Quantitative Finance Code Library Project
Topic: Is this project going anywhere?
Replies: 11
Views: 20983

Is this project going anywhere?

<t>I'm considering being active on this project. I know that sounds flaky, however I have very limited time and don't want to start something and then just disappear on you.In my eyes one of the problems is that it isn't easy to browse what has been started (MC), and therefore hard to simply 'dip yo...
by engineerPhD
September 23rd, 2008, 10:06 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What is all the fuss with being a quant?
Replies: 71
Views: 57534

What is all the fuss with being a quant?

<t>For me at least coming from an Engineering/Physics background, applying as a quant is the only option. I'm not only going for the money, I want to move industries too, and quant roles seem to match my background and skill set. Although having said that maybe others don't agree that I match up, si...
by engineerPhD
January 30th, 2008, 4:50 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Phd Industrial/Systems Engineering, Lehigh University?
Replies: 1
Views: 59426

Phd Industrial/Systems Engineering, Lehigh University?

I don't know of any PhDs with a programme personally. Maybe it is different from the sciences and engineering we do in the UK, we simply have a title and subject area and are let loose on it.
by engineerPhD
December 15th, 2007, 5:38 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Advice on a first quant job
Replies: 7
Views: 61909

Advice on a first quant job

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCJoshi is not a bad first step, but I fear you have more than a months work to get yourself where you want to be.There is a small % of maths/physics/EE PhDs which directly map into roles in banks but that is pure luck, and odds are against.I've started to realise thi...
by engineerPhD
December 15th, 2007, 1:44 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Advice on a first quant job
Replies: 7
Views: 61909

Advice on a first quant job

<t>Hello, I'm new to the world of finance and would very much appreciate a few pointers to help me out.I've just completed an applied physics PhD (well nearly, just awaiting a viva) and have been looking for jobs. I was told by a friend to have a look at quant jobs in finance, and can see a fair bit...
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