Chanaka Liyanaarachchi has worked as a software engineer since 2000, mostly in the financial industry. Currently he works for a Chicago based proprietary trading firm as a financial engineer.
Chanaka holds an MS in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago, an MBA from DePaul University, and an MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Kansas.
Chanaka’s research interests include high performance computing and functional programming. He conducts joint research with the Research Center for Functional High Performance Computing for Financial Information Technology at the University of Copenhagen.