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1 Apr 2020
Online Zoom lecture

Virtual Lecture: How I Became a Data Scientist in Finance

Dr. Zimeng Cheng

Financial data on a screen.

The financial services industry is in great need of data scientists who can help companies solve new kinds of problems and uncover new advantages in the market. This discussion with Dr. Cheng will discuss the topics he learned that are important for data science applications to finance. He’ll also touch on the kinds of questions students should ask and the program features they should look for in studying finance.

Presenter: Dr. Zimeng Cheng M.S. '18

Dr. Cheng is an associate vice president and quantitative risk analyst with Citi who uses his data analytics and risk management skills to bring value to his work. He earned his master’s degree from Stevens in Financial Analytics.

Agenda

9 - 9:05 a.m.: Introduction

9:05 - 9:30 a.m.: Virtual lecture by Dr. Cheng

9:30 - 9:40 a.m.: Overview of the Stevens Financial Analytics program

9:40 - 10 a.m.: Q&A with audience

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