Richard Hu | Quantitative Technologist @ Radix Trading


Hi! I’m Richard, a Quantitative Technologist at Radix Trading in Chicago. Before that, I completed my BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley where I taught CS 70 for 7 semesters and lead a research group exploring federated learning, advised by James Demmel.

Employment History

Radix Trading Chicago, IL
Quantitative Technologist August 2023 - Present

I work on the Trading Ops Team. Currently, I am writing alphas for our high-frequency trading strategies.


The Voleon Group Berkeley, CA
Software Engineer Intern May 2022 - August 2022

I worked on the Infrastructure Engineering Team, where I developed APIs and created a dashboard to collect test metrics and identify flaky tests. I also profiled and analyzed Airflow DAGs to search for sources of slowdown in production jobs.

Python • Docker • Groovy • Elasticsearch • Kibana • Airflow

Amazon Bellevue, WA
Software Development Engineer Intern May 2021 - August 2021

I worked on the On-Road Execution Team, where I developed an internal debugging tool to rapidly retrieve transporter itineraries by transporter ID and time stamp.

Java • Typescript • AWS S3 • AWS Glue • AWS Kinesis • AWS CDK

Academic History

University of California, Berkeley (08/2019 - 05/2023)

B.S., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences - GPA: 3.93/4.0

Technical Coursework



Redlands High School (08/2015 - 05/2019)


I’m an avid hiker and backpacker and aspiring mountaineer and alpinist. I also enjoy art, cinema, literature, and working out.

My best times for solo completions of the Daily New York Times Crosswords using no checks or aids (e.g. Google search, dictionary):

Day Time Puzzle Publication Date
Monday 6:35 April 24, 2023
Tuesday 18:22 February 15, 2022
Wednesday 20:26 November 16, 2022