I am a Hedrick Assistant Adjunct Professor in UCLA. Prior to UCLA, I was a Senior Vice President at PIMCO focusing on the development and implementation of quantitative strategies in commodities. You can find my CV here.
Office
MS 7905
E-Mail
fbarekat at math .ucla .edu
Research Interests
My research interests are in machine learning, financial mathematics and quantitative investing. If you have an interesting project in mind or simply would like to brainstorm, I would always be interested to discuss.
Teaching Responsibilities
Spring 2019: Math 178B (Foundations of Actuarial Mathematics: Further Topics in Long Term Actuarial Mathematics): MS 5200; MWF 4pm-4:50pm.
Winter 2019: Math 156 (Machine Learning): MS 6229; MWF 3pm-3:50pm.
Winter 2019: Math 178A (Foundations of Actuarial Mathematics: Life Insurance and Annuities): GEOLOGY 4645; MWF 4pm-4:50pm.
Education
University of California, Los Angeles; CA, USA.
Ph.D. in Mathematics.
University of British Columbia; Vancouver, BC, Canada.
B.Sc. program in Combined Honours in Mathematics and Physics.