Hamed Faquiryan: Quantitative Researcher at MSCI

News Date: 

Thursday, February 4, 2016


This month's Spotlight features Hamed, a former triple major in Econ-Math, Philosophy, and Global Studies, who now applies his love of deep thinking to creating risk models for financial firms.

Hamed, on what he wish he'd known in undergrad:

"...I had infinite possibilities and I didn't know how to pick anything. I went into college thinking I was going to be a 'business person,' which really has no definition. I wish I had known earlier that I could do whatever I wanted in a very literal sense. And I guess that's the wonderfulness of a liberal arts education--being able to experiment and change majors six times."

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Hamed welcomes UCSB students to contact him via email with questions or for advice about quantitative research. Requests to review resumes or inquiries about open positions will not be responded to.


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Editor: Brandilyn Gilbert, Academic Advisor