Financial Mathematics

Meet the Academics: Johannes Ruf

In this new series of blogs, we find out more about the academics here in the Department of Mathematics, what their research interests are and their favourite part of being at LSE.
For this post we chat with Dr Johannes Ruf, who is an Associate Professor in the Department and a Programme Director for our MSc in Financial Mathematics.
 

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Cathy O’Neil is a data scientist and author of the blog mathbabe.org. She earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard and taught at Barnard College before moving to the private sector, where she worked for the hedge fund D. E. Shaw. She then worked as a data scientist at various start-ups, building models that predict people’s purchases and clicks. […]