Meiyi Li

Meiyi Li

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018

Education (previous degree): Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Economics, Minor in Mathematics, Minor in IT


  • Academic Project: Chinese Equity Market Risk Structure (Summer 2016 & Winter 2017)
  • Academic Project: Equity Market Index Forecasting Algorithm (Fall-Spring 2016)
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Research Assistant for Middle-income Trap, Structural Change, and Economic Growth (Spring 2016)
  • Leadership: Founder and President of Art Club at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hobbies: Badminton, Sailing, Photoshop and Graphics Design, Digital Painting, Pencil Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Chinese Painting, Literature

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

Working in finance creates the opportunity to cultivate relationships with the world’s driving forces and turn theory into practice.

What makes you unique?

I am a self-taught digital painter and graphic designer with more than a decade of experience. Due to my expertise and passion for the skill, I formed a 400-member art society at my undergraduate university. I am also passionate about creating computer graphics through programming and human portraits.