MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2013
Areas of Interest: Quantitative Trading, Risk Management, Portfolio Management
Jincheng Yu earned double degrees of B.S. in Mathematics with Computer Applications specialization and B.S. in Economics from the University of Minnesota with distinctions, as well as minors in Computer Science and Statistics.
Prior to joining Cornell’s M.Eng. program, Jincheng worked as a day trader at Swift Trade Inc. and interned in Sales and Trading Department (ST) at China International Capital Corporation (CICC). These experiences gained him intensive real market exposure, and further enlightened his interests in the mechanisms behind various financial products in capital markets, motivating him to pursue a professional degree in Financial Engineering at Cornell University.
At Cornell, he also actively works as an officer at Alpha Quant Club (AQC).
Upon graduation from Cornell, Jincheng is seeking a position in quantitative finance which would best utilize his excellent problem-solving skills, great passion, and good team spirit to start a successful career in financial industry.