MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2014
Areas of Interest: Risk management, trading, quantitative research
Alex graduated summa cum laude from Stony Brook University in 2013 where he earned a B.S. in mathematics and economics.
At Stony Brook, Alex became interested in risk management through his work with Prof. Rachev of FinAnalytica. In particular, he studied fat-tailed, non-Gaussian probability distributions and their applications to equity risk.
In pursuing a Financial Engineering degree at Cornell University, Alex hopes to further build the analytic and technical background needed to study financial markets. Upon graduation, he plans to pursue a career in risk management, quantitative research or investment management.