Chiao-Lun Cheng


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Last Updated 2016-02-26




I am currently a freelance data scientist working on business analytics and trading. I graduated from the Van Voorhis Group at MIT with a Ph.D. in physical chemistry in Summer 2008, was a management consultant with McKinsey New York from Fall 2008 to Summer 2010, and traded with Katong Capital for a few years before joining Minus Inc. and working on backend software from 2014 to 2015. My Interests include Aikido, Linux, Python, Go, Aquariums and scooter riding.

Graduate Research

Electron Dynamics using the Time-Dependent Kohn-Sham formalism. Watch my movies!

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"Debugging is twice as hard as writing code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it."

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