Tarun Sanghi is a Senior Quant Researcher at StarMine. His work involves application of his computational and statistical expertise to develop data-driven quantitative models for stock-selection, risk estimation, and portfolio optimization.
Prior to joining StarMine, Tarun was a Research Analyst (2019-2020) at an Asian and Emerging Market focused hedge fund, and a Quantitative Strategist (2015-2019) at a U.S-equity focused hedge fund. There he performed factor research and developed computational tools to build interpretable non-linear stock-selection and risk estimation factor models. He also developed an investment propensity model to capture the behavioral biases of retail investors.
Tarun received his B.S. in Physics from BITS Pilani, India, in 2005, an M.S. in Mechanical Science and Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-champaign (UIUC), USA, in 2009, and a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Science and Engineering from UIUC, USA, in 2015. Tarun was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2022.