UCL Financial Computing and Analytics

UCL CS Financial Computing and Analytics Group


  • Carries out world-class research in computational finance, financial risk management, blockchain technology, digital economy, systemic risk, numerical pricing of derivatives, agent-based simulation, empirical finance, market microstructure, algorithmic trading, high-frequency trading, data science, big data analytics, machine learning, price formation, portfolio optimisation.
  • Collaborates with the private and public financial services sector to provide outstanding graduates and postgraduates for careers in the financial industry or the government's regulatory bodies.
  • Has wide-ranging industry links including investment banks, retail banks, central banks, regulators, hedge funds, financial services technology firms, insurance companies, reinsurance companies, stock exchanges, alternative trading and execution venues.