MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Areas of Interest: Sales & Trading, Asset Management
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2012
Xian Li joined the Master of Engineering program at Cornell University with a concentration in Financial Engineering in the fall of 2011. He received a B.S. in applied mathematics and a B.A. in economics from University of California, San Diego.
In summer 2010, Xian interned in the Investment Banking Department of Zhongrong International Trust, Shanghai. Collaborating with the team, he developed part of an algorithm that expanded the size of a private equity fund, applied quantitative methods to analyze past performance of restricted stocks, and refined communication skills through research on trust proposals. He looks forward to a career in sales and trading or asset management to further exploit his passion for mathematics and finance.
In his spare time, Xian enjoys making time for friends and family, playing soccer, and snowboarding.