Noah Beck Senior Researcher, Research Affiliates Share Add Download Print Mr. Beck is a senior researcher at Research Affiliates, a subadvisor to PIMCO. He conducts quantitative equity research relating to dynamic factor investing and smart beta strategies. He supports existing portfolios and advances research for product development. Prior to joining Research Affiliates, he was a systems engineer at Boeing, where he was responsible for the final test and evaluation of ICBM guidance systems. He received a bachelor's degree in physics from Harvey Mudd College and a master's degree in financial engineering from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.