Wanlin Li

Wanlin Li

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018

Education (previous degree): Wuhan University; Bachelor of Sciences, Major in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics; Bachelor of Economics, Minor in Finance


  • Renaissance Era Investment: Intern in Trading Strategy’s Statistical Analysis and Programming (Summer 2016)
  • Academic Project: Relation Among Ownership Structure, Interest Rate and Firm Investment (Fall 2015)
  • Academic Project: Students' Innovative Entrepreneurial Project 1: Forecast of PM 2.5 and its Contributory Factor in Haze Weather (Spring 2015)
  • Academic Project: Students' Innovative Entrepreneurial Project 2: Modeling the Influence of Sakura Festival at Wuhan University (Spring 2015)

Hobbies: Playing piano, swimming, and painting

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

 I am motivated by the constant innovations and challenges in the financial industry, where I can apply my academic knowledge and technical skills to solve problems and deliver results.

What makes you unique?

 I learned piano for ten years and painting for six years. These experiences taught me how to stay persistent, patient, creative and focused on my studies and work.