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LIFE AFTER GRAD SCHOOL SEMINAR<br>Changing Careers from Physics to Finance

Friday, October 12, 2012
12:00 AM
335 West Hall

Dr. Daniel Phalen received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University
of Michigan in 2010 working in High Energy Physics with Professor
Aaron Pierce. After spending a year as a postdoc at University of
California - Davis, he moved to Quantres, a hedge-fund based in the
Bahamas, where he applies the model building skills he learned as a
graduate student to financial markets. He will discuss steps
necessary to transfer fields, what to expect from the interview
process, what skills are transferred and contained in the average
workday, and the trade offs between the two careers.

Dan Phalen, Ph.D. (Quantres, Bahamas)