Alumni Spotlight: Jacob Homchick

Alum Jacob Homchick was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science online cohort of Autumn 2015. As a student, Jacob was able to apply his CFRM studies directly in his junior analyst role at Parametric, where he now leads the Quantitative Development team. Jacob recently …

Autumn 2022 Activities

It has been a busy quarter so far – both in and out of the classroom!  Back in September, CFRM faculty and staff welcomed 36 new campus master’s students to the University of Washington for the 2022-2023 academic year at New Student Orientation. Students were invited to participate in a …

Alumni Spotlight: Naiqiang Qian

Alum Neil (Naiqiang) Qian was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2015. As a student, Neil worked as a Quant Financial Analyst Intern at Synergy Financial Management before joining Amazon full-time after graduation. Neil recently shared his thoughts about his time …

Alumni Spotlight: Wenxuan Wang

Alum Wenxuan Wang was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2016. She obtained a summer internship with The Energy Authority, and worked as a Quantitative Analyst at Kavout after graduation. Wenxuan now works at Microsoft as a Software Engineer. Recently, she …

Alumni Spotlight: Ying Wang

Alum Ying Wang was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2013. Ying obtained a summer Quantitative Analyst internship with Verus Investments, before on-boarding as a full-time Quantitative Analyst after graduation. Since 2017, she has been rising through the Data Scientist ranks …

Parametric Fellowship Recipient Profile: Zeeshan Jawaid

Computational Finance and Risk Management Program Director Tim Leung is proud to announce Mr. Zeeshan Jawaid as the first recipient of the Parametric Fellowship for Opportunity and Advancement in Computational Finance and Risk Management, in partnership with Parametric Portfolio Associates. Zeeshan is a CFRM Master of Science candidate, in the …

Alumni Spotlight: Yu Tang

Alum Yu Tang was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2013. A CFA Charterholder, Yu worked for the Employees Retirement System of Texas before joining the Quantitative Equity Group at Vanguard. She recently shared her thoughts about her time in the …

Alumni Spotlight: Sunayna Rangarajan

Alum Sunayna Rangarajan was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2017. Sunayna held a Treasury and Capital Markets internship with Starbucks Treasury, and later worked for Microsoft Treasury. Since 2019, she has worked for Google as a Foreign Exchange Analyst. Sunayna …

Alumni Spotlight: Tao Lu

Alum Tao Lu was a student in the Computational Finance and Risk Management Master of Science campus cohort of 2014. He has had a successful career with Microsoft, where he started as an intern while in the CFRM program, and remains there today as a Data Scientist. Tao recently shared …

Information Session Schedule Through October Announced

The CFRM program is pleased to announce the upcoming schedule of information sessions for prospective students to learn about the graduate programs offered in Computational Finance and Risk Management. The newly scheduled information sessions, planned through October 2021, will be held virtually. Information Session Dates Wednesday, July 14 | 10:00am …