Competition encourages the use of mathematical techniques to solve financial issues
Mathematics
19 July 2017

Competition encourages the use of mathematical techniques to solve financial issues

There will be a total of five teams made up of students from UCT, University College London (UK), Freiburg University (Germany), and University of Technology Sydney (Australia).

Rodrigo dos Santos Targino, professor at FGV’s School of Applied Mathematics (EMAp), will participate in the Fourth Financial Mathematics Team Challenge – a Quantitative Finance competition where teams attempt to solve actual financial problems using mathematical techniques. The event will be held on July 18-21 at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa.

Rodrigo will mentor one of the teams. Featuring one professor and PhD/Master’s students, each team is assigned to a different project, proposed by the mentor, in partnership with the financial industry.

There will be a total of five teams made up of students from UCT, University College London (UK), Freiburg University (Germany), and University of Technology Sydney (Australia).

Go to the website for more information on the event.