MEng Concentration: Financial Engineering
Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2016
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Edward Huang received his bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University with a double major in Mathematics and Economics. Throughout his professional and academic career, Edward has prided himself on having a diverse range of finance experience.
During the summer of 2016, Edward worked as a quantitative research and risk management analyst at Guardian Life Insurance. There, he designed and developed VBA tools to automate the risk exposure reports for fixed income portfolio managers using the Barclays Hybrid Performance Attribution Model.
During the summer of 2015, Edward interned in the financial engineering group of CITIC Securities, where he selected new phases of the portfolio by the multifactor model, which exceeded the Shanghai Composite Index by 21.29%. In addition, during the winter of 2015, Edward started designing a trading system at Tao Capital Asset Management, which is committed to high frequency quantitative trading.
With strong quantitative skills and the ability to work well in teams, Edward is eager to pursue a career in quantitative research or risk management upon graduation.
In his spare time, Edward enjoys playing the violin. As the former concertmaster of the University Symphony Orchestra, he has performed in over 15 concerts and has participated in four competitions.