Programme

Mathmasters School offers six courses, each comprising with three sessions of one hour, where the close contact with professors, researchers and alumni of FCT NOVA will be privileged. 

Crash courses in R and Python will also be part of the offer of the Mathmasters School.

The schedule:

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10:00

Opening Session

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Purely Mathematics

ProverX
João Araújo (DM/FCT NOVA)
Purely Mathematics
Fractional Calculus and Applications
Magda Rebelo (DM/FCT NOVA) and Beatriz Curioso (MSc Student MMA/FCT NOVA)

Purely Mathematics

An Application of the Fundamental Group
José Reis (PhD Student DM/FCT NOVA)

Analytics and Big Data Engineering

Deep Learning
Ludwig Krippahl (DI/FCT NOVA)
11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

Current Issues in Actuarial Science

Risk and Uncertainty in a Brief History of the Actuarial Sciences
Pedro Corte Real (DM/FCT NOVA)

Statistics: Discovery with Data

An Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Extreme Values
Frederico Caeiro (DM/FCT NOVA)

One day with Operations Research

Continuous Optimization
Marcos Raydan (DM/FCT NOVA)

Mathematics in Financial Markets

The Fundamental Theorem of Asset Pricing
Marta Faias (DM/FCT NOVA)

Analytics and Big Data Engineering

Churn Predictive Modelling
Sara Machado (MSc Student MAEBD/FCT NOVA)
12:30

Lunch

14:00

Current Issues in Actuarial Science

What will be your future if you choose Mathematics and Actuarial Science as your path?
Joana Mascarenhas (MSc Student MMA/FCT NOVA)

Statistics: Discovery with Data

The Application of the Extreme Value Theory in the Traffic of the 25 de Abril Bridge
Maria Almeida (FCT NOVA Alumni, Millenium BCP)

One day with Operations Research

How I set myself into getting a Master in Mathematics and ended up (not) setting fire to the building - How an Actuarial Problem Become an Optimization One
Joana Fradinho (FCT NOVA Alumni, KPMG Portugal)

Mathematics in Financial Markets

Cross-Sectional Modeling of Bank Deposits
Sofia Costa (FCT NOVA Alumni, CGD)

Analytics and Big Data Engineering

Artificial Intelligence in Business Automation
José Cruz (BNP Paribas)
15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Current Issues in Actuarial Science

The Past and Future of Risk Mathematics. A Practitioner and Supervisor Vision's.
Filipe Serrano (ASF)

Statistics: Discovery with Data

Spatial Analysis of Bat Abundance with Adjustment for Detection Probability - Why does this matter for an Environmental Consultancy Company?
Sandra Rodrigues (Bioinsight Environmental Consulting)

One day with Operations Research

Converting Maths into National Exports: the SISCOG's case study
Carlos Iglésias (SISCOG)

Mathematics in Financial Markets

Costumer Lifetime Value in Banking Retail
Mariana Mourão (MSc Student MAEBD, Millenium BCP)

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Closing Session

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16:30

R Crash Course

Regina Bispo (DM/FCT NOVA)

R Crash Course

Regina Bispo (DM/FCT NOVA)

Python Crash Course

Pedro Barahona (DI/FCT NOVA)

Python Crash Course

Pedro Barahona (DI/FCT NOVA)