Carnegie Mellon University

Augustus Kasper

Augustus (Gus) Kasper

Class of 2023

Bio

Gus Kasper graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2020 with a major in Mathematics + Computer Science. In his studies, he maintained a specialized focus on machine learning. In particular, he spent time researching how non-independent self-correction opportunities for image labeling can improve label accuracy. In 2019, Gus spent ten weeks interning for the fixed-income quantitative research team at Schroders Asset Management. He leveraged machine learning techniques to set the foundation for an automatic asset-allocation strategy. After graduation, he worked at Deloitte Consulting as a Technology Services Optimization Analyst, where he helped improve and maintain the efficiency of a financial operations management system. Gus joined the MSCF program to focus his quantitative skillset and broaden the scope of his financial knowledge. Upon graduation, Gus hopes to work as a quantitative researcher or quantitative trader.