Philippe P. Lüdi, Ph.D., CFA


Senior Research Scientist, Portfolio Manager

As a Senior Research Scientist at AlphaSimplex, Dr. Lüdi conducts applied research and product engineering. He also serves as a co-portfolio manager of certain funds advised by AlphaSimplex.

Dr. Lüdi joined AlphaSimplex in 2006. He has been involved in system engineering as well as global macro strategies.

Dr. Lüdi earned the equivalent of an M.A. in Molecular and Computational Biology from the University of Basel. He also received a M.Sc. in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, both from Duke University. In his doctoral program, Dr. Lüdi applied a Monte Carlo approach to risk analysis and developed a machine-learning algorithm applied to medicine that was subsequently featured in The Wall Street Journal. Dr. Lüdi is also a CFA® Charterholder.*


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