MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2014
Areas of Interest: Trading, Asset Management
Tomás Nivón received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in economics, with a minor in mathematics, from CUNY-Hunter College.
Prior to entering Cornell’s Financial Engineering program Tomás spent a year interning at M.R. Beal & Co. working as an analyst for the firm’s public finance investment banking team. There he created debt profiles of the firm’s clients and researched potential cost savings. He has also served as a research assistant with Professor Darrell Duffie at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. There he wrote software in Maple to illustrate numerical examples for a research paper on bankruptcy stays.
Tomás entered the Financial Engineering program at Cornell so that he could further build his quantitative skill set and his understanding of financial markets. Upon graduation, Tomás is interested in pursuing a career in trading or asset management.
In his spare time he enjoys boxing and traveling to the world’s beautiful beaches.