The Fields Institute, is an international centre for scientific research in mathematical sciences. It is an independent non-profit with strong ties to 20 Ontario universities, including the University of Toronto, where it occupies a purpose-built building on the St. George campus.
The Institute is internationally renowned for strengthening collaboration, innovation, and learning in mathematics and across a broad range of disciplines.
The Fields Medal is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians under 40 years of age at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years.
ADVISOR Professor of Mathematical Finance at the Technical University of Munich, Head of the Chair of Mathematical Finance, Head of the ERGO Center of Excellence in Insurance, Deputy Chairman of the Elite graduate program “Finance & Information Management”.
ADVISOR Mr. Naveen Kalia is a senior Consultant at the TD Bank, Toronto. He has lectured at New York University and has an ample experience in the areas of trading, banking and finance, having worked at the Citadel Investment Group in New York, at Deutsche Bank in Singapore and London, at Bank of America.
ADVISOR Maria is the Managing Director for Training and International Relations at Risklab at the University of Toronto. Maria holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Toronto. She has done numerous research projects within the Risklab environment and with Ryerson University. Her strengths are in the areas of Applied Mathematics with special focus in Risk Management.
ADVISOR Walter Farkas is a Professor of Quantitative Finance at the University of Zurich. Moroever he is a faculty member of the Swiss Finance institute (SFI). Is also the program director of the Master Science in Quantitative Finance, and ETH Zurich since 2003. Since 2013 he is one of the co-presidents of the Swiss Risk Association, and is a Certified Board member and advised two of the Big4 companies between 2007 and 2014.
ADVISOR Machine learning technical lead with Deloitte’s Omnia AI group, and venture capital as a research associate in one of Peter Thiel’s funds. Alik is also a seasoned AI project leader and educator in the machine learning field, having taught and developed the machine learning course at the University of Toronto Master’s of Mathematical Finance program.
Ex-Banorte, Ex-Banco de México
University of Zurich
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Professionals with possession of the CFA or EFPA Certification
University graduates who want to join the financial industry
Investment professionals, financial managers, risks and markets
Professionals who want to join the financial industry