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Dr Chulwoo Han


Assistant Professor in Finance

Chulwoo Han is a lecturer in Finance at Durham University. Before joining the university, he served as CEO of CMPR, financial consultancy in Korea. Prior to co-founding CMPR in 2003, he was with the Financial IT group at Samsung Life Insurance.


Chulwoo Han is a lecturer in Finance at Durham University. His research interests include portfolio and risk management, algorithmic trading, other areas of quantitative finance, and, more recently, applications of deep learning to financial problems such as but not limited to trading algorithm development. Prior to joining the university, he co-founded and served as CEO of CMPR, a consultancy specializing in financial consulting and system development. He has an extensive experience of consulting and system development in the areas of risk management, asset allocation, asset-liability management, and modeling and analysis of financial instruments. He received his BS and MS at Seoul National University, and PhD at KAIST.

Research Interests

  • Financial risk management
  • Portfolio optimization
  • Investments
  • Credit derivatives
  • Interest rate models

Research Groups


Contact Details

Assistant Professor in Finance
+44 191 3345892