Student Spotlight: Alec Madayan
September 26, 2023
Meet Alec Madayan, an incoming PhD student in MS&E.
WHERE I LIVED PRIOR TO STANFORD
Université Paris Dauphine
University of California, Berkeley
DEGREES & MAJORS
Bachelors in Econometrics
Masters in Artificial Intelligence
MFE in Financial Mathematics
RESEARCH THEMES MY WORK REPRESENTS
AI & Data Science
Academic and work experience
I am interested in the intersection of machine learning and social science. I worked mainly in the private sector. I want to go deeper into some research problems I saw and have the freedom to do so.
Impact I hope to have in my field and the world
I want to develop statistical models that could improve the credit risk assessment of a company or a consumer.
Interests and hobbies
I am passionate about video games and soccer. I combined those two passions in an experience: I was a professional gamer in one of the best French eSport teams.