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  1. Andy Nguyen

    Computer Science major is hot again

    Very interesting read. Let me know what you think of this. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/24/technology/computer-science-courses-college.html
  2. Andy Nguyen

    Top 2019 H1B visa occupations

    The following is list of top 50 H1B visa occupations from myvisajobs. The footnote said data is from 2017 so not sure the accuracy of this but it's not surprising that the majority H1B visa is technical jobs.
  3. Andy Nguyen

    Breaking Bad TV show

    Anyone here us a fan of the above show or its spinoff Better Call Saul?
  4. Andy Nguyen

    2019 QuantNet Rankings of Financial Engineering (MFE) Programs

    We are pleased to announce the release of our QuantNet 2019 Rankings of Financial Engineering programs, to be available online at 9AM EST on Dec 4th. New and improved, the 2019 rankings will include several new programs and focus entirely on US-based programs. Please turn on push notification...
  5. Andy Nguyen

    Toughest Interview Questions

    Not really quant questions but surely you will get these. Hopefully you can make good use out of it.
  6. Andy Nguyen

    Prof. Ken Abbott retiring from Wall Street to join academia

    I have the honor of knowing @Ken Abbott through his valuable contribution to our QuantNet community and met with him through various occasions many years ago. I know that many generations of MFE students from various programs got to know him as well. His posts have inspired and educated many of...
  7. Andy Nguyen

    Let's get QuantNet Facebook page 4000 likes

    I need your help. We are so close to 4,000 likes on Facebook. Currently at 3,904 now. If you haven't liked or followed, please do so. This is a way for us to reach out to more people who may be interested in our field of study and industry. Link here QuantNet Facebook page
  8. Andy Nguyen

    All 2018 MFE Applicants thread

    Hi all, There are various threads of applicants to different programs so I thought it's a good idea to get to know everyone who is applying for Fall/Spring 2018 admission to any MFE/Math Finance/Quant programs. Let's introduce ourselves and get to know one another. We may become future...
  9. Andy Nguyen

    PROGRAMMING: How to build a horse

    Is your experience similar to the below? Courtesy of the guys at How To Build A Horse With Programming (Comic) - Toggl Blog
  10. Andy Nguyen

    QuantNet Best-selling Quant Books of 2017

    QuantNet has been compiling the annual list of best-selling quant books our members purchase every year since 2010 (see the best-selling book lists of 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010). The following list is 20 best-selling quant books of 2017 (both hard-copy and ebooks). The first ever...
  11. Andy Nguyen

    Microsoft Considers Adding Python as an Official Scripting Language to Excel

    This could be interesting. So we can use Python instead of VBA and open realms of opportunity. Microsoft Considers Adding Python as an Official Scripting Language to Excel
  12. Andy Nguyen

    UT Dallas Master of Science in Financial Engineering and Risk Management

    Just ran across this program while googling for "financial engineering". Seems to be a new program enrolling students for 2018. I've reached out to them and will share what I learn about it. MS Financial Engineering and Risk Management | Naveen Jindal School of Management @Ken Abbott would love...
  13. Andy Nguyen

    2018 QuantNet Rankings of Financial Engineering (MFE) Programs

    The 2018 QuantNet ranking of Financial Engineering, Quantitative Finance masters programs in North America provides detailed information on placement and admission statistics from top programs the region, making it uniquely valuable to the quant finance community at large. The 2018 QuantNet...
  14. Andy Nguyen

    The Disappearing American Grad Student

    This is a fact of life that many of us have known for years, specially in the field of financial engineering. This has been discussed ad nauseam here. Anyone believes it will be any different in the foreseeable future? The Disappearing American Grad Student
  15. Andy Nguyen

    QuantNet Best-selling Quant Books of 2016

    QuantNet has been compiling the annual list of best-selling quant books our members purchase every year since 2010 (see the best-selling book lists of 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010). The following list is 20 best-selling quant books of 2016 (both hard-copy and ebooks), compiled from...
  16. Andy Nguyen

    Advanced C++11/C++14 and Multidisciplinary Applications Online course is now open

    The enrollment for the 20-week Advanced C++11/C++14 and Multidisciplinary Applications online certificate is now open to the public. The course previously was only available by invitation. Detailed information about the course (syllabus, requirement, tuition, testimonials) can found on the...
  17. Andy Nguyen

    FT: Banks cut budget for maths and models as rules change

    Nice reading for QuantNet audience. Use it to have a more informed idea on career path. Banks cut budgets for maths and models as rules change - FT.com
  18. Andy Nguyen

    NYU MSFE MS' Peter Carr, Noted Derivatives Expert, to Chair NYU Tandon Finance and Risk Engineering

    Lays Out Plans to Attract Additional Stellar Practitioners to One of the Oldest and Largest Financial Engineering Educational Programs BROOKLYN, New York – One of Morgan Stanley’s top quants is returning to his academic roots full time, as chair of one of the world’s oldest and largest...
  19. Andy Nguyen

    Advanced C++11/C++14 Online Certificate Students' intro thread

    This is for members taking this online course to introduce themselves, their career/education goal in pursuing the certificate. It is similar to one we have for students taking the first course. https://www.quantnet.com/threads/c-online-certificate-students-intro-thread.7522/
  20. Andy Nguyen

    STEM OPT will soon be 36 months

    Great news for MFE graduates. Beginning May 10, international students earning degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields in the United States will now be eligible to stay for three years of on-the-job training. This is 7 months longer than the current OPT rule. This...
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