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Yiyang Wen

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

Education (previous degree): Tsinghua University; Bachelor of Engineering, Major in Industrial Engineering


  • Insanity Trading: Intern (Summer 2017)
  • Beijing Fund Town: Intern (Spring 2017)
  • Tsinghua Quantitative Investment Association: Intern (Spring 2017)
  • Tian Suan Fund: Intern (Spring 2017)
  • Leadership: President for Tsinghua Quantitative Investment Association (Fall 2016 & Spring 2017)
  • Academic Project: Small Order Execution System Based on Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning (Fall 2016)
  • Academic Project: The Relationship and Pricing Efficiency between Stock Index Futures and Spot Market (Fall 2015)
  • Leadership: Team Captain for Tsinghua Quantitative Strategy Laboratory¬† (Fall 2015)
  • Academic Project: Stock Picking Systems Based on the Natural Language Processing of News and Public Opinions (Summer 2015)

Hobbies: Go (Asian card game), Soccer, and Calligraphy

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I want to utilize my mathematical knowledge and coding skills to analyze the pattern of financial markets and deliver results.

What makes you unique?

Since childhood, I have played the strategic card game, Go, and won the provincial championship. By playing Go, I have learned to design strategies within time constraints, making me a quick critical thinker.