Lingcen Chong

Lingcen Chong

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Areas of Interest: Risk Management, Trading, Research, Consulting
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2012

I graduated from University Toronto, Canada in 2011, where I earn double degrees in Finance and Statistics.

While interning at Scotia Capital, I supported traders to ensure quality assurance efficiency of trading software, fulfilled customers’ requirements to maintain customer relationship. I also interned as a Risk Analyst at Ontario Public Service Employee Union Pension Trust, during which time I conduct researches on different risk factors to improve the prediction of our risk system.

At Cornell, I want to extend my background in math and finance, and further develop my skills in hedging and financial modeling. I am interested in risk management and quantitative research. Upon graduation, I hope to work in a hedge fund, asset management, bank or financial consulting company. I plan to peruse the CFA destination.

In my spare time, I enjoy traveling and playing poker.