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Doctor Sasan Barak

Dr Sasan Barak

Lecturer in Business Analytics

Research interests

  • Financial Machine Learning (including Portfolio Optimisation, Algorithmic Trading)
  • Forecasting (Model Selection, Meta-Learning, Deep Learning)
  • Statistical and Machine Learning Algorithms in Analytics

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Accepting applications from PhD students.


Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


Dr Sasan Barak is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Business Analytics within Southampton Business School, University of Southampton.

Dr Barak is a quant researcher with a background in Finance and Business Analytics. He teaches and conducts research in the fields of Finance Machine Learning, Forecasting, R and Python Programming, and Machine Learning in Business Analytics.

As an international lecturer, he also conducts some international lectures in the Middle East and Europe. He is also keen on entrepreneurship and launching startup companies in the fund management field.   

He has been invited as an external PhD examiner to several international universities such as the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) and Rabbat Business School (Morocco).

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