Alex Adamou

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Resident Fellow

Dr Alex Adamou is a Fellow of the London Mathematical Laboratory. He is an applied mathematician with interests in finance, economics, and probability theory. His current work examines the mathematical frameworks in which economic ideas – such as market efficiency, utility, and wealth inequality – are usually considered. His academic background is in continuum mechanics and asymptotic and numerical methods (Cambridge and Imperial). He was previously in charge of mathematical modelling for a financial technology start-up and was once a professional gambler.

Positions Held

  • 2013 – present — Academic Visitor, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London
  • 2012 – present — Fellow, London Mathematical Laboratory
  • 2010 – 2012 — Lead Quantitative Analyst, VesselsValue
  • 2006 – 2010 — Professional sports gambler, self-employed
  • 2002 – 2006 — PhD, Applied Mathematics & Mathematical Physics, Imperial College London
  • 1998 – 2002 — MA MMath, Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Trinity College, Cambridge

Publications