Zicheng Men

Zicheng Men

Operations Research and Information Engineering
Financial Engineering


Anticipated Graduation Date: December 2017

Education (previous degree): University of Wisconsin – Madison; Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Experience :

  • Internships: KPMG Risk Consulting – Financial Risk Management (Summer 2017); Guy Carpenter Analytics – Actuarial Risk Management (Summer 2015); Ernst & Young Advisory – Business Advisory (Winter 2014)
  • Academic Projects: Risk Parity Strategy with Portfolio Optimization (Spring 2017); Machine Learning Techniques in Statistical Arbitrage (Fall 2016); Undergraduate Thesis: Stochastic Modeling and Monte Carlo Simulation Methods in Coalescence Theory (Spring 2016)
  • Leadership: Team leader for UW-Madison Mathematical Contest in Modeling team (Honorable Mention Award); VP of Human Resources in the Student Union; TA for Probability Theory Course (Spring 2015)

Hobbies: Soccer, Manchester United, Photography, Traveling

Why do you want to pursue a career in finance?

I want to apply my quantitative and analytical skills to analyze financial complexities in a challenging work environment.  

What makes you unique?

My education, internships, and projects have provided me with exposure to many subjects and industries. These experiences have helped me to analyze issues from different perspectives and provide out-of-the-box ideas.