Minjing Liu

Minjing Liu

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018

Education: The University of Washington; Bachelor of Arts, Double Major in Mathematics and Economics


  • Volunteer: Annually volunteering in Wolong Base, China Conservation & Research Center for the Giant Panda (Summer 2015 – Summer 2017)
  • HuaXi Security: Equity Research Intern responsible for IPO and mutual fund portfolios (Spring 2017)
  • Leadership: Co-founder and the captain of the University of Washington Dance Crew (Fall 2014 - Fall 2016)
  • Academic Project: Computational Finance Analysis of Monthly Closing Price of Six Vanguard Index Funds from 2010 to 2015 (Spring 2015)

Hobbies: Ballroom dance, tap dance, yoga, piano, swimming

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

As a highly-motivated and ambitious individual, I enjoy the dynamic and challenging nature of the finance industry.

What makes you unique?

Since the age of ten, I have been a participant in ballroom dance competitions, and have won many awards. I harvest creativity and self-expression through the choreography necessary for dance routines. Through my experience, I have sharpened my communication skills, learned to collaborate, and have a great appreciation for teamwork.