Carnegie Mellon University

Chaitanya Patel

Chaitanya Patel

Class of 2018

Pittsburgh Campus


Chaitanya Patel graduated from The Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Honors College with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics, a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering and a minor in statistics in 2016. For his undergraduate honors thesis, he performed research on Graph Theory Algorithms. He was a part of HKN, the computer engineering honors society at Penn State. Chaitanya interned at IBM as a software developer where he automated test cases for the IBM z Systems. As an undergrad, he wanted to use his quantitative skills along with his knowledge of programming and apply them to the field of computational finance. Chaitanya hopes to pursue a passionate career in algorithmic trading, risk management, or quantitative research.