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Jiafeng Ni

  • Jiafeng Ni
  • Dept: Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (OR Manhattan)
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Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): Fudan University; Bachelor of Science, Major in Physics


  • Numerical Method Inc.: Quantitative Trading Analyst Intern working on the research, design, test, and implementation of an intraday volatility trading strategy (Summer 2017)
  • Academic Project (Cornell University): Used different machine learning algorithms (e.g.: SVM, Boost Tree) to analyze lending club’s issued loan (Spring 2017)
  • Leadership: Fudan University Teaching Assistant for Fundamental Physics Laboratory Course (Spring 2016)

Hobbies: Playing soccer, Swimming, Texas hold'em

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I enjoy working in high pressured environments, as I am a quick learner with a great desire to improve myself.

What makes you unique?

I participated in an alpha-building competition supported by CFEM & WorldQuant. In this competition, I researched creative ways to deal with sentiment data and ranked first amongst the participants.