RMI Co-hosts the 6th NUS-USPC Workshop on Machine Learning and Fintech
On 18 and 19 April 2018, RMI co-hosted the 6th NUS-USPC Workshop on Machine Learning and Fintech with Laboratoire de Probabilités et Modèles Aléatoires at University Paris Diderot/Sorbonne Paris Cité and the Centre for Quantitative Finance (CQF) at NUS. The conference, held at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMS) at NUS, was attended by over 80 participants from industry and academia.
This workshop featured an overview of recent advances in machine learning and innovations in financial technology by experts, academics, and practitioners in fields such as finance, numerics, statistics and engineering/computer science. The speakers of this workshop came from various institutions in Europe, Singapore, as well as Australia. Some of the speakers included, Jean-François Chassagneux, Huyên Pham, and Claudio Fontana of University Paris Diderot, France; Min Dai, Steven Kou, Ilija Ilievski, Hao Lei, and Simon Trimborn of NUS, Singapore; Christa Cuchiero of University of Vienna, Austria; Ivan Guo and Gregoire Loeper of Monash University, Australia, Nicolas Langrene of CSIRO, Australia, and Michael Kupper of University of Konstanz, Germany. The organizing committee included professors from both NUS and University Paris Diderot.
RMI Hosted Three Career Events for its MFE Students in March 2018
On 9 March 2018, Murex organized a talk to provide RMI’s MFE students some background into working at the firm as well as what they are looking for in potential candidates. A long-standing NUS MFE employer, the Paris-based technology solutions provider has invited new applications from the students for its various positions across different assets in its Singapore office.
The second recruitment talk was hosted by UBS China on 19 March 2018. The team leads of Shanghai-based APAC Model Risk Management and Control (MRMC) and Quantitative Analytics presented to students insights into the sectors and different opportunities available for fresh graduates.
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