MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Areas of Interest: Sales & Trading, Risk Management
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2012
Jianan Lu earned his Bachelor’s degree in Computational Mathematics from Nanjing University, China in 2011. In his undergraduate study, he focused on the study of variational inequality and its application in solving linear convex optimization problems.
In the summer of 2011, Jianan interned at CITIC Securities as an assistant trader in Fixed Income Department, where he analyzed trading strategies and risks of Chinese Treasury Bonds and Chinese Municipal Bonds.
Prior to CITIC Securities, Jianan also spent a summer as an intern in Minsheng Royal Fund Management, where he developed a software package of SAS for analyzing return performance of stocks traded in China.
His solid mathematical background and rich exposure in finance led him to Master of Engineering program in Financial Engineering at Cornell, where he is devoted to learning trading and risk management skills for his future career.
Upon completion of his Master’s degree in Financial Engineering, Jianan will pursue a career in the fields of trading, structuring, or risk management.
Jianan enjoys reading and poker in his spare time.