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Lin Zeng

  • Lin Zeng
  • Dept: Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (OR Manhattan)
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Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education: Wuhan University; B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Mathematics

Experience:

  • BlackRock: Summer Analyst in Multi-Asset Investment with a focus on natural language processing research and sentiment timing strategy (Summer 2017)
  • Academic Projects:
    • High-dimensional American Option Pricing (Spring 2017)
    • Sentiment Analysis and Its Application on Stock Trend Prediction (Fall 2016)
    • Pairs Trading Strategy in Energy ETFs (Fall 2016)
    • Honor: Meritorious Mention, Mathematical Contest in Modeling (Winter 2015)
    • Leadership: Led a team of 10 volunteers from 6 countries to organize a summer camp accommodating 50 local teenagers in Russia  (Summer 2013)

Hobbies: Music: playing guitar and piano; Volunteer work: multi-cultural outreach, animal issues

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I am deeply interested in quantitative portfolio management, which challenges me to achieve a strong combination of systematic modeling and market intuition.

What makes you unique?  

I am always willing to seek out and accept new challenges that will ultimately encourage my personal growth.