Yiwei (Heidi) Tang

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Area(s) of Interest: Risk Management, Quantitative Research
Expected Graduation Date:
December 2011

Yiwei Tang has a B.S. in applied mathematics, with honors from Dalian University of Technology in China and a M.S. in mathematics from Clemson University, where she focused on statistics. Yiwei first worked as a teaching assistant and later as a statistical research assistant at Clemson University. There she focused her research on modeling wild populations, which relied heavily on statistical theory, Monte Carlo simulations and programming.

In summer 2010, Yiwei interned at the New York branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, where she worked with the risk management team, researched U.S commercial real estate market and managed foreign currency positions. Currently she is a candidate for the CFA Level 1 exam.

On completion of her master’s degree in Financial Engineering Yiwei looks forward to leveraging her problem solving skills and acquired knowledge to successfully pursue a challenging career in quantitative finance.

In her spare time, Yiwei enjoys playing poker and watching Formula One races. She stays active by doing aerobic dance.