Meet Our Students

Judah Max Abittan
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2016
Judah Max is currently pursuing a MS in Financial Engineering at Columbia University. Prior to joining Columbia, he received a BA in Computer... more

Alessandro Baggio
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Alessandro is a student in the Master of Science in Financial Engineering Program at Columbia. Before joining Columbia, he graduated from Bocconi... more

Aman Bangad
MS in Operations Research
Fall 2016
Aman is a student in the Master of Science in Operations Research program at Columbia. Before joining Columbia, he earned a bachelor’s degree... more

Paulo Becerril Castillo
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2016
Paulo is a current student of the MS in Financial Engineering. Prior Columbia, he worked as a Financial Researcher in the Financial Stability... more

Charles Bine
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2016
Charles Bine joined the MS in Financial Engineering Program in September 2016. He is also obtaining his master of Science from Ecole Centrale Paris... more

Erwann Campenon
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2016
Erwann is a first year masters Student in the Management, Science & Engineering program. Prior to joining Columbia, he studied electrical... more

Ederson Chang
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2016
Ederson Chang is a master student in the Management Science and Engineering program at Columbia University. Prior Columbia, Ederson studied in... more

Lin Chen
Lin Chen
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Lin Chen is a PhD candidate in the Department of Operations Research at Columbia University. He studied Mathematics as an undergraduate student in... more

Yufei Chen
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2016
Yufei Chen is a current student in the MS of Management Science & Engineering program. In his youth, he has travelled 33 countries in the world... more

Wan Schwin Cheng
Wan Schwin Cheng
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Allen Cheng earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics from National Taiwan University. He then proceeded to earn his masters degrees in... more

Lefteris Christoforidis
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2016
Lefteris joined the MS in Financial Engineering program in August 2016. Prior to that he did his BS and MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering... more

Tryfon Christopoulos
MS in Operations Research
Fall 2016
Tryfon is a candidate in Master of Science in Operations Research, focusing on financial and managerial applications. Prior to joining Columbia, he... more

Zhengjing Chu
MS in Operations Research
Fall 2016
Zhengjing Chu is currently a Master of Operations Research student at IEOR department. Zhengjing holds a bachelor of science degree with double... more

Hal Cooper
Hal Cooper
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Hal is a 4th year PhD student interested in machine learning, network science, and game theory. He has applied this interest to problems from a... more

Morgane Della Valle
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Morgane Della Valle is a first-year Masters Student in Management Science & Engineering. Prior to attending Columbia, Morgane studied in France... more

Antoine Desir
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2012
Advisor: Prof. Goyal more

Fenil Doshi
MS in Industrial Engineering
Fall 2016
Fenil is a student in the Master of Science in Industrial Engineering program at Columbia University. As an undergraduate, he studied Mechanical... more

Omar El Housni
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Omar is a PhD student at Columbia IEOR Department. He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique Paris, majoring in Applied Mathematics in 2015. He is... more

Ali El Reda Youssef
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Ali El Reda Youssef is a current student in the MS in Management Science and Engineering program. He holds a General Engineering degree from... more

George Emmanouil
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
George Emmanouil is a current student in the MS in Management Science and Engineering program. Prior to joining Columbia, he graduated from the... more

Francois Fagan
Francois Fagan
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Francois works in machine learning - at the intersection of computer science, statistics and optimization. His research focuses on improving... more

Claudio Flores
MS in Operations Research
Fall 2016
Claudio is a Masters Student in Operations Research. Before attending Columbia, he graduated from Civil Industrial Engineering from Pontificia... more

Frederik Franz
MS in Management Science & Engineering
Fall 2015
Frederik is a M.S. student of the Management Science and Engineering Program. Before joining the IEOR community at Columbia University, he... more

Bhargavi Ganesh
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2016

Jifei Gao
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Jifei Gao is a master student in the Financial Engineering program at Columbia University. Before coming to Columbia, he studied Astrophysics and... more

Wenbo Gao
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015

Rachel Gosch
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Rachel Gosch started the MSFE program in Fall 2015 after graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with bachelor's degrees in... more

Kumar Goutam
Kumar Goutam
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015

Jing Guo
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2011
Advisor: Prof. He LinkedIn more

Michael Hamilton
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2014

Fei He
Fei He
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Fei He started his PhD program at Columbia in the Fall of 2013. Currently he is working with Prof. Jose Blanchet on simulations of rough path... more

Mitsuhisa Hirose
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Mitsuhisa Hirose has nine years of professional experience at Mizuho Bank, where he worked on derivatives pricing and C++/Java/VBA implementation.... more

Tim Hoffman
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Tim Hoffman is a first-year student in the MS Program in Financial Engineering. Before coming to Columbia, he obtained his BSc in Applied... more

Randy Jia
Randy Jia
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2015
Randy is a second year PhD student in Operations Research whose research interests lie in optimization and machine learning. He is advised by... more

Werner Jiang
MS in Operations Research
Fall 2016
Werner is currently pursuing a M.S. in Operations Research at Columbia University. Prior to starting the program, he completed a M.S. in Electrical... more

Suraj Keshri
PhD in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Fall 2013
Advisor: Prof. Iyengar more

Jimmy Kourani
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Jimmy joined the M.S. in Financial Engineering soon after he graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from University College London and the London... more

Andri Kristinsson
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2016
Andri Mar Kristinsson started his master’s program in Financial Engineering at Columbia in Fall of 2016. Prior to joining Columbia, Andri... more

Dylan Laurin
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2016
Dylan Laurin enrolled in the Master of Science in Financial Engineering Program in 2016. He previously studied Mechanical Engineering at Columbia... more

Samuel Lee
MS in Financial Engineering
Fall 2015
Samuel joined the MS in Financial Engineering program in September 2015. Prior to Columbia, Samuel earned a BS (Hons) in Actuarial Science from... more


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