Carnegie Mellon University

Cheng Chen

Cheng Eric Chen

Class of 2018

Pittsburgh Campus


Cheng (Eric) Chen graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and economics. During his undergraduate study, courses in portfolio management and mathematics triggered his passion for applying quantitative skills to the financial service industry. He received University Honors twice and was a James B. Angel Scholar. In the summer of 2015, Eric interned at CITIC Securities, where he tested and verified different models in days and minutes data for the Chinese security and option market. This experience encouraged Eric to join the MSCF program to further enhance his quantitative skills and gain more insights about financial market. Eric seeks a career in trading or assets management.