Dave Sahota

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Lecturer, Masters Program in Computer Science

  • Lead Quantitative Researcher, Morningstar

Email: dsahota@uchicago.edu

Dave Sahota is a Lead Quantitative Researcher at Morningstar. Prior to this, he was an Investments Associate at EquiTrust Life Insurance Company, Head of Risk Management at a proprietary trading firm, and a Senior Consultant at an energy risk consulting boutique. Dr. Sahota has a PhD in Mathematics, an MBA from Chicago Booth, and is an alumnus of the MPCS.  Prior to joining the department, he was a TA for multiple MPCS classes, and has taught mathematics at several Chicago universities and colleges.


  • Quantitative Finance
  • Data Science


  • MS, Computer Science, University of Chicago, 2019
  • MBA, Chicago Booth School of Business, 2019
  • PhD, Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2013