Anubhav Sharma Associate Software Engineer
Quant Research Technology
Morningstar, Inc.


Anubhav Sharma is an Associate Software Engineer at Morningstar in the Quant Research Technology Team. He works in developing an application that Quant and Manager Research analysts employ for fundamental research on funds, ultimately fueling generation of Morningstar Medalist Rating a forward-looking rating for funds based on expected net-alpha.

In 2023, Sharma graduated cum laude from Haverford College double majoring in Computer Science (Honors) and Mathematics. His senior thesis was titled Finite Field Arithmetic and its Applications to Cryptography. While at Haverford, he served as Officer of Academics in Students' Council and junior representative in Honor Council.

In college, his other leadership roles include being an International Student Resource Person, First Generation Low Income (FLI) Student Leader, South Asian Society Co-head and Customs Committee member. He also worked as Teaching Assistant for several computer science courses and as Advising Intern for the career office.

During summer of his junior year, he was a Technologist Intern for Morningstar Quantitative Research where he implemented Factor Augmented Vector Autoregression (FAVAR) in Python to analyze the evolution of macroeconomic variables in response to macroeconomic and sectoral shocks, specifically the Federal Funds Rate.

Sharma is also a candidate for Master of Science in Engineering in Computer and Information Science (CIS/MSE) at the University of Pennsylvania. Part of the program, he has taken courses like Operating Systems and Machine Learning.

In 2021, he studied abroad at King's College London and took courses like cryptography and algebra!

His astrophysics research titled HI rich but low star formation galaxies in MaNGA: Physical properties and comparison to control samples has been published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS).

His another research publication includes Energy-minimizing configurations for an elastic rod with self-contact energy close to the inextensible–unshearable and hard-contact limits in Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering.

Born and raised in Nepal, Sharma completed his School Level Certificate from St. Xavier's Godavari School in 2016 and Cambridge International A-Levels from Rato Bangala School in 2018.