Carnegie Mellon University
March 29, 2017

Team Including Adarsh Prasad and Enxu Yan Wins $25K at Datathon

Winning Team (left to right): Enxu Yan, Akhil Chaturvedi, Adarsh PrasadWinning Team (left to right): Enxu Yan, Akhil Chaturvedi, Adarsh Prasad

Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of Statistics recently hosted the Citadel/Citadel Securities Datathon, powered by Correlation One. Approximately 125 students, with majors ranging from statistics to computer science and economics, were selected to compete for a $25K cash prize. 

Adarsh Prasad and Enxu Yan, Ph.D. students in machine learning, and Akhil Chaturvedi, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, won first place and the $25K. 

The team will travel to New York City in November for "The Data Open," which carries the $100K grand prize, and they will be eligible to interview for careers with Citadel and Citadel Securities.

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