MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2016
Areas of Interest: Areas of Interest: Risk management, Quantitative analysis
Tianxin Sun received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Science and Technology of China. She decided to pursue her passion for quantitative finance by continuing her studies at Cornell’s Financial Engineering program.
As a summer quantitative analyst intern at Hartree Partners, Tianxin used C++, Linux Shell and PostgreSQL to populate Database as well as to develop trend-following trading strategies using Relative Strength Index and Modified Invert Fisher Transformation. She designed a daymare trending strategy to trade E-mini S&P 500 Futures, which yielded real profits when run live. Due to her ability to deliver results, she was asked to return as a fall part-time intern. She is currently working on using Support Vector Machine to refine her daymare trending strategy.
Further, Tianxin has displayed leadership and communication skills through her extracurricular activities. She was the founder and lead singer of the April Sun Band, which toured around New York State and gained over 2000 social media followers.