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Rama Cont

Rama Cont, Oxford

Biography

Rama Cont is Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, where he holds the Chair of Mathematical Finance. 

His research focuses on stochastic analysis and mathematical modeling in finance. He has co-authored more than 70 research publications, on topics ranging from the statistical modelling of limit order books to network models of systemic risk and financial stability and applications of machine learning in finance. 

He was awarded the Louis Bachelier Prize  by the French Academy of Sciences in 2010 for his research on mathematical modeling in finance and the Royal Society Award for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research in 2017 for his work on systemic risk. He was elected Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) in 2017 for his 'contributions to stochastic analysis and mathematical modeling in finance.'