Adrian Wu

Adrian Wu

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): Cornell University; Bachelor of Science, Major in Operations Research and Engineering


  • BNP Paribas Summer Analyst in Asset Backed Securities Securitization and Equity Derivatives trading (Summer 2017)
  • Leadership: Masters MEng Student Leadership Committee Chair (Fall 2016 & Spring 2017), Executive Board for Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity (2016)
  • Academic Project: Relative Value (RV) Trading: Capture Volatility Premium In VIX (Fall 2017)
  • Cornell University: Teaching Assistant for Data Analysis Course (Spring 2015)

Hobbies: Swimming; Wakeboard; Hiking; Snowboarding; Scuba Diving; Trying new restaurants

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I really enjoy working in a fast-paced working environment where new information flows in rapidly throughout the day. I like the everyday challenges that allow me to find creative solutions by thinking “out of the box”.

What makes you unique?

I am always learning new things and am persistent in learning more. I have a growth mindset and am always looking for ways to improve myself.