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Financial Mathematics at Florida State University

The Financial Mathematics graduate program in the Department of Mathematics at FSU offers studies leading to master's (M.S.) and doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Mathematics with a focus on computational and mathematical aspects of finance and economics. The program was established in 1998 and is supported by thirteen faculty members of the Mathematics Department along with participating faculty from the Departments of Statistics, Economics, Finance, Scientific Computing, Computer Science, and Risk Management.


About fifty Financial Mathematics students share a common core of courses. The MS degree, earned as a terminal degree or en route to the PhD, carries the Professional Science Master's designation. Elective courses are available in the participating Departments, and in Actuarial Science. Distinguished professionals and alumni visit each Spring for our annual Financial Mathematics Festivals.

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Story: Benoit Montin

Benoit Montin

Dr. Montin joined C12 Capital Management US LP in 2009, a multi-asset macro hedge fund based in New York City. His current responsibilities include portfolio optimization and analytics.