My name is James Murphy. I am a quant researcher at Chicago Trading Company. I completed my Ph.D. in mathematics at The University of Texas at Austin under the supervision of François Baccelli in May of 2019. My research focused on random measures and point processes. I did my B.S. in Computational Finance and M.S. in Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University, receiving both degrees in May of 2014. My Master's thesis advisor was Gautam Iyer. I am interested in math, computers and computer science, economics, and finance.