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Add to Calendar 2/25/2015 11:00 am 2/25/2015 America/Chicago Physics Careers Seminar: "Physicists Can Code" DESCRIPTION:

Software development is an ideal career alternative for physicists. In this talk, I will share my experience as a software developer in one of the world’s largest financial data provider, Bloomberg L.P. I will also discuss typical software development activities and how a physics background helps my daily work. Some useful tips to land a job in the software industry will be provided. View Daniel Ngai's slides

Bio: Dr. Wah-Kai (Daniel) Ngai finished his bachelor degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and received his PhD from UIUC in 2012 for his work with Prof. Jen-Chieh Peng on the measurement of the neutrino mixing angle theta13 at Daya Bay. With extensive interest in programming, Daniel landed a job at Bloomberg as a software developer building various applications to satisfy business needs.

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Dr. Wah Kai (Daniel) Ngai, Bloomberg L.P.

204 Loomis Laboratory (Interaction Room)

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Physics Careers Seminar: "Physicists Can Code"

Speaker Dr. Wah Kai (Daniel) Ngai, Bloomberg L.P.
Date: 2/25/2015
Time: 11 a.m.
Location:

204 Loomis Laboratory (Interaction Room)

Event Contact: Lance Cooper
Sponsor:

Dept. of Physics

Event Type: Alumni Speaker Seminar
 

Software development is an ideal career alternative for physicists. In this talk, I will share my experience as a software developer in one of the world’s largest financial data provider, Bloomberg L.P. I will also discuss typical software development activities and how a physics background helps my daily work. Some useful tips to land a job in the software industry will be provided. View Daniel Ngai's slides

Bio: Dr. Wah-Kai (Daniel) Ngai finished his bachelor degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and received his PhD from UIUC in 2012 for his work with Prof. Jen-Chieh Peng on the measurement of the neutrino mixing angle theta13 at Daya Bay. With extensive interest in programming, Daniel landed a job at Bloomberg as a software developer building various applications to satisfy business needs.

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