Guangyi Chen graduated with First Class Honors from the University of Manchester where he majored in Mathematics with Financial Applications. During his undergraduate years, Guangyi was awarded the International Excellence Award from the University of Manchester. He later went on to receive a master’s degree in Statistical Science from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Guangyi worked as a quantitative research intern at Haitong Securities, and as an equity research intern at China Securities. He is currently exploring careers as a quantitative researcher at an investment bank and as a quant trader at a hedge fund. During his free time, Guangyi enjoys traveling and playing football, basketball, and chess.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because it is the best MFE program in the world and a legend on Wall Street in my mind.”

Weijie Diao  holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from Nanjing University, a Master of Laws degree at Georgetown University Law Center, and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science from Georgetown University. Additionally, Weijie passed the New York Bar Exam and Level II of the CFA Program. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Weijie interned in the OTC department of China Merchants Securities, where he performed due diligence. His career objective is to work as a quantitative researcher at an investment bank. In his free time, Weijie enjoys hiphop dancing and making the perfect cup of coffee.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its well-structured training with respect to quantitative knowledge and practical skills.”

Kai Ge holds a bachelor’s degree from Baruch College, where he majored in Financial Mathematics, minored in Economics, and was a Dean’s List student. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Kai interned as an investment researcher at Guowen Capital and worked as an aviation storekeeper in the U.S. Navy for five years. Kai is currently exploring roles as a quant researcher, quant trader, and quant strategist. In his spare time, Kai enjoys reading and weightlifting.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because of its clear focus on finding jobs for students and its strong alumni network.”

Ryan Guzalowski holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California – Davis, where he received the Rich Anderson Award for best senior design in chemical engineering. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Ryan worked as a research assistant in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Davis, where he co-authored a journal article published in Material Letters. Ryan is currently exploring roles within quantitative research, behavioral finance, and algorithmic trading. In his free time, Ryan enjoys playing the guitar, hiking, and backpacking.

“I chose the Baruch MFE program because of its rigorous curriculum, amazing faculty, and excellent reputation within the industry.”

Jiaying He majored in Industrial Engineering and minored in Statistics at Tsinghua University. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, she interned as a research assistant at China Development Bank and worked as a data analyst in the Quality Strategy and Operations Management division of Lenovo. Jiaying was also a meritorious winner in the 2018 Mathematical Contest in Modeling. She is currently pursuing opportunities in quantitative trading and quantitative research. In her free time, Jiaying enjoys playing the piano, volunteering, and reading.

“I chose Baruch MFE program for its well-designed curriculum structure, great network resources, and dedicated faculty.”

Xiaoyi Hu holds a bachelor’s degree in Financial Mathematics from the Southern University of Science and Technology where she received the First Prize Scholarship and the title of “outstanding graduate.” Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Xiaoyi interned at Ricequant as a quantitative strategist and at Amber AI as a quantitative operation intern. She aspires to be a desk quant at an investment bank. In her free time, Xiaoyi enjoys drawing and watching movies.

“I chose the Baruch MFE for its dedicated faculties, great reputation, and strong alumni network.”

Xinyi Hu earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Peking University, where he was a Merit Student and was the recipient of the Arowana Scholarship. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Xinyi was a quantitative research intern at Shennong Capital, and an equity structure pricing intern at UBS. Xinyi intends to pursue a career as either a quant strategist or researcher. In his spare time, Xinyi likes to go jogging or cycling.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because of its rigorous training, top classmates, and dedicated career services.”

Zhuofan Li obtained his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Fudan University, during which he participated in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling, garnering the title of meritorious winner. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Zhuofan worked at Huatai Securities and Soochow Securities as quantitative research intern, and at Oxford University where he worked on an SPDE pricing model for synthetic CDOs. Zhuofan is currently exploring roles in quantitative research, and in his free time, he enjoys playing his saxophone and jogging.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its top-notch faculty, and dedicated career services.”

Xingye Liao holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Beihang University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Peking University. During his undergraduate career, he was a three-time recipient of the National Scholarship, and received the title of Outstanding Graduate. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Xingye interned as a quantitative analyst at China Galaxy Securities and at Founder Securities. Xingye’s career objective is to work in quantitative research and analysis. In his free time, Xingye enjoys playing the violin, table tennis, and badminton.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because of its strong community, well-designed curriculum, and excellent job placement.”

Yuxin Liu holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the China Foreign Affairs University, where she graduated with honors and was awarded the Liang Jie Hua, and Wu Jian Min Scholarships. Concurrent to her studies, Yuxin participated in the 2017 Chinese Mathematics Competition and was awarded the First Prize of Beijing. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Yuxin worked at Quantum Financial Service as a quantitative research intern, and at the Financial Engineering Group of Everbright Securities as a quantitative analyst intern. Yuxin is exploring roles in quantitative research and quantitative portfolio management. In her free time, Yuxin enjoys swimming, jogging, and watching movies.

“I chose Baruch MFE because of the intensive academics, supportive alumni network and prime location in New York City.”

Marc Pfeiffer graduated from the City University of New York at Brooklyn College where he obtained bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Computational Mathematics. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, he worked as a software engineer at Valmar Surgical where he was a project lead on several full-stack applications employing Python, SQL, Pandas and AWS. In the future, Marc intends to work in high frequency and algorithmic trading. During his free time, Marc likes to jog, rock-climb, and listen to music.

“I chose the Baruch MFE program for its excellent alumni resources, devoted faculty, and outstanding curriculum.”

Lei Shen holds a bachelor’s degree in Statistics from Zhejiang University, where he was also awarded the National Scholarship. During his undergraduate career, Lei earned third prize in the National Mathematics Competition and interned as a quantitative trading researcher at Alpha Squared Capital. After attending the Baruch MFE Program, Lei intends to pursue a career as a quantitative trading strategist at a buy-side fund or investment bank. When he has free time, Lei likes listening to pop music, watching movies, and lyric writing.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its strong reputation, dedicated professors, and intensive courses.”

Yue Su holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Sun Yat-Sen University, where she was the president of the Accounting Association and elected Outstanding Student Leader of the University. Yue then obtained a master’s degree in Accounting from Syracuse University, and is a licensed CPA holder in New York. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE program, Yue worked as a senior technology consultant at Ernst & Young, as a data analyst contractor at JP Morgan Chase, and at China Merchants Securities and the People’s Bank of China as an intern. Yue is exploring roles in quantitative research and in algorithmic and quantitative trading. In her free time, she enjoys filmmaking.

“I chose Baruch MFE for its dedicated career services, strong alumni network, and excellent location.”

Ziyue Su holds a bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University where he majored in Engineering Management and minored in Finance. During his undergraduate tenure, Ziyue received the Tsinghua University Excellent Graduation Thesis Award, and the Academic Excellence Scholarship. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Ziyue interned as a quantitative investment analyst at China Securities and as a financial engineer at Founder Securities. In the future, Ziyue envisions himself as a quantitative strategist at hedge fund or asset management company. In his free time, Ziyue follows soccer and basketball.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its small class sizes and excellent employment prospectus.”

Qian Sun holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics and Mathematical Finance from the Central University of Finance and Economics, where he was awarded the Comprehensive Development scholarship and the title of Outstanding Graduate. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Qian held many prestigious internships, most notably as a quantitative analyst at CICCB Investment Management Centre and Huatai Securities, as a Big Data analyst at HOLLA Group, and as a researcher as the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China. Qian is currently exploring quantitative research roles within the quantitative asset allocation field and quant roles at proprietary trading firms. In his free time, Qian enjoys photography and graphical design.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its tight-knit community of amazing faculty and classmates whom are a pleasure work with.”

Boyu Wang graduated with honors from Yuanpei College of Peking University where he received bachelor’s degrees in both Finance and Mathematics. During his undergraduate years, Boyu was awarded the National, May Fourth, and Lee Wai Wing Scholarships, as well as the Academic Excellence Award. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Boyu interned as a quantitative strategist at Orient Minerva Asset Management and as a quant at Northeast Securities. He currently intends on continuing his career as a quant strategist. In his free time, Boyu swims and plays basketball.

“I joined the Baruch MFE Program for its wonderful and useful courses and excellent career service.”

Ruijiao Wang holds two bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Geography & Urban-Rural Planning from Peking University, where she was the recipient of the Research Excellence Award, the Academic Excellence Award, and the Third Prize Scholarship. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Ruijiao held quantitative research internships at China Securities, CITIC Securities, Inno Asset Management, and DongXing Securities where she worked on derivatives modeling and futures trading strategies. Her career objective is to be a desk quant or quant strategist at an investment bank. In her free time, Ruijiao enjoys playing table tennis, basketball, and the piano.

“I decided to join the Baruch MFE Program for its dedicated faculty, strong industry reputation, excellent placement, and cutting-edge curriculum.”

Xinge Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in Computational Mathematics from the Central University of Finance and Economics and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Peking University. During her undergraduate years, Xinge was awarded the Organization and Management scholarship, and the Well-rounded Performance scholarship. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Xinge was a quantitative research intern at Huatai Securities, a quantitative strategy intern at Boundless Asset Management, and an auditing intern at KPMG. After the Program, Xinge intends on pursuing a career as a quantitative researcher or trader at an investment bank. In her spare time, Xinge likes to play the piano and drums.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because of its outstanding career services, and strong alumni community.”

Zeqi Wang holds bachelor’s degrees in Financial Mathematics from Baruch College, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and from the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, where he was awarded the Academic Excellence Award, and the title of Merit Student. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE program, Zeqi worked as a quantitative developer intern at Alpha Vertex and as a research assistant at Baruch College, where he was second author on a paper published in Computers & Mathematics with Applications. Additionally, Zeqi placed first in the Barclays Option Trading Case at Traders@MIT Competition, tying along well with his career aspiration of becoming a quant strategist at an investment bank or hedge fund. In his free time, Zeqi enjoys playing basketball, travelling, and skiing.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its excellent career services, cutting-edge curriculum, and great reputation on Wall Street.”

Ziyue Wang holds two bachelor’s degrees from Renmin University of China, one in Financial Engineering and the other in Applied Mathematics. During his undergraduate career, Ziyue received the Second-Class Scholarship for Outstanding Merits, an award given to only ten percent of students, and earned Honorable Mention in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, he worked as a quant analyst at Junson Capital, where he assisted in asset allocation modelling and GUI product design, and as a quantitative researcher at both Numerical Method and WealthEngine Technology. He is currently exploring roles in quantitative research and portfolio management. In his free time, he enjoys rock climbing and hiking with friends.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its cutting edge curriculum, strong placement records, ideal location, and close community.”

Mingjie Wei holds a bachelor’s degree from Peking University, where he majored in Finance and was awarded the Guanghua and Fangzheng Scholarships, along with the title of Merit Graduate. Prior to the Baruch MFE Program, Mingjie worked in numerous positions, including as a quantitative analyst at the China International Capital Corporation and as a quantitative research Intern at Sanjin Capital Investment Limited. These past experiences align well with his career ambitions of working in quantitative research, quantitative strategy, or in machine learning-related trading. In his free time, Mingjie enjoys singing, swimming, and running.

“I chose the Baruch MFE program for its industry-oriented curriculum, outstanding professors and classmates, and strong network in quantitative finance. Everyone at the Program is dedicated and we are all united to help one another.”

Ruixing (Tony) Xie holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics from Tsinghua University, where he received the Comprehensive Outstanding Scholarship, Academic Distinction Scholarship, and Second Level Freshman Scholarship. Concurrent with his studies, Ruixing won first prize at the COMAP US Interdisciplinary Contest in Modelling, and a gold medal at the Chinese Chemistry Olympiad. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Ruixing has completed numerous internships in research and quantitative research, most notably at Derivatives China Capital and Macquarie. This aligns perfectly with his career ambitions of working in quantitative trading and research. In his free time, Ruixing enjoys swimming and travelling.

“I decided to join the Baruch MFE because of its dedicated career services, top-notch faculty members, and cutting-edge learning resources – not to mention its ideal location and affordable tuition.”

Kangping Yan holds a bachelor’s degree in Finance and another inc Mathematics from Peking University where he was the recipient of the Arawana Scholarship, Guanghua Scholarship, and Award for Academic Excellence. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Kangping worked as a quantitative trading intern at China International Capital Company, and as a quantitative research intern at Sixie Capital Management, Beijing Heju Investment, and Aegon-Industrial Fund Management. His current career objective is to continue working in quantitative trading and quantitative research. In Kangping’s free time, he enjoys watching and playing soccer and board games.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its dedicated faculty, excellent location, and tight alumni network.”

Yanting Yang was an Outstanding Graduate at Fudan University where she majored in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. During her undergraduate career, she was awarded First Prize of Excellent Undergraduate Scholarship, and earned second place in both the China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling and the National Mathematics Competition. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, she was a quantitative research intern at Haitong Securities, and a quantitative analyst intern at three other private funds, where she gained experience with Bitcoin and futures trading strategy. Yanting intends on working in quantitative research or in quantitative trading at a hedge fund. Whenever she has free time, she enjoys playing basketball, table tennis, Suduko, and the piano.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because of its practical and challenging curriculum, perfect career placements, excellent career services, and ideal location.” 

Jiahao Zhang holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China. During his undergraduate years, Jiahao received both the Huawei Scholarship and the Outstanding Student Gold Scholarship for his merits. In the past he has worked as a quantitative research intern at MengXi Investment and at ChengQi Capital. In the future, he intends to pursue a career as a quant strategist at an investment bank or as a quantitative researcher at a hedge fund. During his free time, Jiahao likes to run and play basketball.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program for its excellent curriculum design, superb career service, and ideal location in NYC.”

Hantian Zheng holds a bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University, where he majored in Pure and Applied Mathematics and earned a dual degree in Economics. During his time as an undergraduate, Hantian received the First-class Scholarship and won third prize in the World Trading Cup at Tsinghua University Selection Match. He was an equity sales and trading intern at CITIC Securities, and an industry research intern at China Securities before working as a Quantitative Strategist at Hyde Renaissance Capital. Hantian is currently exploring opportunities within quantitative trading, quantitative research, and risk management. During his free time, Hantian enjoys going on multi-day cycling trips.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because of its cutting-edge courses, and positive reputation within the industry.”

Yuanxin Zheng holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics and Mathematical Finance from the Central University of Finance and Economics. In addition, Yuanxin participated in several modeling competitions, including the National College Mathematical Modeling Contest in which he won first prize. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Yuanxin interned as a quantitative researcher at Jianlicai Limited, Sanjin Capital Limited, and TechSharpe. In the future, Yuanxin aspires to work as a quantitative researcher at a hedge fund. When he has free time, Yuanxin likes playing Go, and mobile games.

“I chose the Baruch MFE Program because of its practical curriculum, in addition to its excellent career services, and cutting-edge researchers.”

Bin Zhu holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Shanghai University where he received a full scholarship. Bin also holds a master’s degree in Applied Statistics from Cornell University. Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Bin worked as a senior data scientist in a fintech startup and previously worked in both credit & portfolio risk management and credit index trading finance team at Citigroup. He intends to pursue a career as a quant trader. In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball and traveling.

“I joined the Baruch MFE Program for its practical and cutting-edge curriculum, outstanding career guidance, and for having its reputation as the best quant finance program on the street.”

Yueqing Zhu holds a bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University, where she double majored in Statistics and English Language & Literature, while also minoring in Finance. She was awarded the title of “Outstanding Undergraduate.” Prior to joining the Baruch MFE Program, Yueqing worked at UBS on the Equity Quant team, at Morgan Stanley as a technology summer analyst, and at Longqi Scientific Investment as an Alpha Researcher. In the future, Yueqing envisions herself in a quantitative trading or market making roles at an investment bank or hedge fund. In her free time, Yueqing enjoys volunteering and singing karaoke.

“I joined the Baruch MFE Program for its alumni resources, and outstanding job placement.”