Maria Vieira is a Quantitative Research Analyst at Refinitiv, where she has worked for 20 years.
After finishing her Ph.D. in theoretical physics at one of the most prestigious research institutes in Brazil she moved to the U.S. to do post-doctoral research. She has been a researcher at the University of Chicago, University of California at Berkeley, and University of California in San Francisco.
She has extensive experience in the area of quantitative analysis and currently works in the StarMine Research team, developing trading strategies in the area of sovereign risk and economic surprises. Between the area of finance and physics, she has over 30 papers published in peer-reviewed journals.