MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Area(s) of Interest:
Expected Graduation Date: December 2011
Wing-Ho Choi graduated in May 2010 from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with dual degrees in economics and finance, a minored in mathematics, and a Certificate in International Business. Having always had a strong interest in finance, he looks forward to further developing his quantitative skills and mathematics knowledge through the Financial Engineering program at Cornell.
While at ASU, Wing-Ho interned at Gradient Analytics (“Gradient”), a financial engineering firm, for over two years. At Gradient, he was responsible for creating test modules for the company’s financial products as well as developing SAS programs for quality control. In addition, Wing-Ho conducted critical research that focused on insider trading in both domestic and foreign markets. He is well versed in SAS and conducted SAS training sessions for Gradient.
Upon completion of Cornell’s program in December 2011, Wing-Ho intends to begin a career in the financial industry where he can apply his financial knowledge, quantitative skills and business acumen.
In his free time, Wing-Ho enjoys golf, tennis and community service. He is a practitioner and teacher of Chinese Kung Fu, in which he is a certified black belt.