Yan Zou

Yan Zou

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018

Education (previous degree): Wuhan University; Bachelor of Economics, Major in Financial Engineering


  • Guotai Junan Securities: Fixed Income Intern in Derivatives Modeling and Analytics (Fall 2016 - Summer 2017)
  • TF Securities: Quantitative Intern in Equity and Equity Derivatives Trading Strategy (Fall 2016)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science: Exchange Student in Finance Course (Summer 2016)
  • Academic Project: Modeling Quantitative Investment Based on Genetic Algorithm (Spring 2016)
  • Leadership: Undersecretary for Affairs Department of WHU Association Union (Fall 2013 - Spring 2015)

Hobbies: Debating; Travelling; Cycling; Diving; Swimming; Literature

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I enjoy the unpredictability of the market.  I have always been intrigued by utilizing computer programs and mathematical methods to solve practical problems and improve their efficiency.

What makes you unique?

I have traveled by myself to many places in China and around the world, exploring remote places to see the nature and experience different cultures