PhD Alumni Destinations

After studying with the Department of Mathematics, here is what some of our PhD graduates have gone to do:

PhD Destinations

Name of PhD Graduate

Currently working as (to the best of our knowledge)

Dr Weiguan Wang

Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance at Shanghai University

Dr Nora Frankl

Postdoctoral Associate at Carnegie Mellon University

Dr Jan Corsten

Quantitative Researcher at Marshall Wace

Dr Denis Schelling

Quantitative Researcher

Dr Aaron Lin


Dr Nicola Wittur

LSE Fellow
Department of Mathematics, LSE

Dr Michael Kusnetsov

Data Scientist in the AIML Solutions Team

Dr Jose Pasos


Dr Thomas Bernhardt

Research Associate in Actuarial Mathematics & Statistics
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

Dr Daniel Quiroz

Post-doctoral Researcher in Discrete Mathematics
Center of Mathematical Modelling, FCFM Chile

Dr Ewan Davies

Post-doctoral Researcher in Discrete Mathematics
University of Amsterdam

Dr Barnaby Roberts

Operation Research Analyst
Department for Education

Dr Matthew Jenssen

Post-doctoral Researcher in Discrete Mathematics
Oxford University

Dr Junwei Xu

Interest Rate Derivative Strategist
Morgan Stanley

Dr Pongphat Taptagaporn

Executive Director of Systematic Market Making
Goldman Sachs

Dr Tom Bates

Algorithmic Trader

Dr Ahmad Abu-Khazneh

Technical Architect
UK Ministry of Justice

Dr Steffen Issleib

Quantitative Consultant

Dr Mathieu Dubois

Quantitative Analyst
Prudential Portfolio Management Group

Marta Casetti

Curator and editor
Abbiamo le prove

Dr Chlump Chatkupt


Dr Yavor Stoev

Post-doctoral Researcher in Financial Mathematics
University of Michigan

Dr Pucheng Shi


Dr Alexey Pokrovskiy

Post-doctoral Researcher in Mathematics
ETH Zurich

Dr David Ferguson

Teaching Fellow in Pure Mathematics
University of York

Dr Neofytos Rodosthenous

Lecturer in Financial Mathematics
Queen Mary, University of London

Dr Tom Lidbetter

Assistant Professor in Management Science & Information Systems
Rutgers Business School

Dr Somkiat Trakultraipruk

Lecturer in Mathematics
Mahidol University

Dr Derek Wan

Quantitative Researcher
Marshall Wace LLP

Dr Julian Merschen

Business Analyst

Dr Hessah Al-Motairi

Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Kuwait University

Dr Raju Chinthalapati

Senior Lecturer in Finance
University of Greenwich

Dr Ovidiu Precup

Senior Data Scientist
Arbor Education Partners

Dr Dimitris Melas

Managing Director/Global Head of New Product Research

Dr Marianne Fairthorne

Quantitative Developer
Risk Control Limited

Dr Benjamin Veal

Private Tutor
Statistics and Econometrics Guru

Dr Fares Al-Azemi

Assistant Professor in Mathematics
Kuwait University

Dr Wan Huang

Lead Quantitative Analyst
Morgan Stanley Business Continuity Management Team

Dr Xibo Zu

Assistant Professor in the Pillar of Engineering Systems and Design
Singapore University of Technology and Design

Dr Anne Balthasar

Quantitative Associate
Barclays Capital

Dr Viresh Patel

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Science
University of Amsterdam

Dr Ioanna Katrantzi

Budget Analyst
Greek National Tourism Organisation

Dr Peter Allen

Associate Professor in Mathematics
The London School of Economics and Political Science

Dr Luis Cereceda

Mathematics Teacher
St Paul's School, London

Dr Snezana Pejic

Quantitative Researcher

Prof Rahul Savani

Professor in Computer Science
University of Liverpool

Dr Nicholas Georgiou

Research Associate in Mathematical Sciences
Durham University

Dr Arndt von Schemde

THEMA Consulting Group

Dr Philipp Reinfeld

Quantitative Analyst
Lucht Probst Associates GmbH

Dr Wei Shi Lim

Associate Professor
International University of Singapore