MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Areas of Interest: Fixed Income Securities, Portfolio Management and Risk Management
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2012
Elijah Adedire earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and double minors in Mathematics and Economics from Howard University, Washington D.C. As a result of his academic prowess and extracurricular involvements, he was awarded the superior academic achievement award at Howard University and was inducted into the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges”.
Elijah worked twice as a summer analyst intern in the Global Investment Research Technology group at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. During his second summer internship, he interacted with some of the members of the strategy group and was amazed by their roles and qualities so; he decided to pursue a master degree in financial engineering.
He wishes to use his degree in financial engineering coupled with his passion for the financial industry, solid quantitative skills and great team spirit to contribute to the growth and development of the financial industry.