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Weijia Chen

  • Weijia Chen
  • Dept: Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan (OR Manhattan)
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MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018

Education (previous degree): Fudan University; Bachelor of Engineering, Major in Electronic Engineering, Honors Student

Experience (could be previous work, research, project, or leadership roles in an extracurricular activity):

  • McKinsey: Onsite Project Assistant
  • Leadership: President of Fudan International Communication Association
  • Academic Project: Deep Reinforcement Learning for Resource Management
  • Academic Project: Deep Q-Learning for Pacman Contest
  • Academic Project: Pose Evaluation Algorithms on Tennis Players
  • Awards: Outstanding Graduate Student, Santander Scholarship, National Scholarship

Hobbies: Playing table tennis, playing basketball, and hiking

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I aspire to work with brilliant colleagues in a fast-paced work environment, where I can apply my analytical skills, develop innovative strategies, and make impactful decisions.

What makes you unique?

I was one of the few presidents with an engineering background in the Fudan International Communication Association. Under my leadership, the association organized more events in a single semester than in previous years.