Yiren Zhou

Yiren Zhou

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2018

Education (previous degree): University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Major in Industrial & Operations Engineering, Minor in Mathematics


  • Mingshi Investment: Summer Internship in Quantitative Analysis (Summer 2017)
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor: Research Assistant focused on Financial Modeling and Approximate Algorithms (Spring 2017)
  • Haitong Securities: Summer Internship in Financial Engineering Department (Summer 2016)

Hobbies: Reading, playing basketball, fitness

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I am fascinated by challenging work that satisfies my thirst for learning and enables me to utilize my strong analytical skills and creativity.

What makes you unique?

I have been playing basketball for more than a decade and won awards with my high school basketball team. I love basketball as it keeps me healthy, energetic, and has taught me the value of communication and teamwork.