Carnegie Mellon University

Jennifer Fu

Jennifer Fu

Class of 2018

Pittsburgh Campus


Jennifer Fu was a former Mathletic in Math Olympiads. She studied Mathematics in Pennsylvania State University for two years, where she focused on building quantitative and programming skills through a variety of courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science. Then she went to University of Pittsburgh for a year for an Actuarial Science concentration. She graduated with a bachelor degree in Mathematics and a minor in Economics. She received President Sparks Award, the Evan Pugh Scholar Award for her outstanding academic achievement and also she was awarded for her research in Predator-Prey Models in stock market and Post-Selection Inference project. Getting explored to different financial models during her actuarial studies, she developed a keen interest in applying her quantitative knowledge to the financial field, especially in derivative pricing and option strategies. Jennifer joined the MSCF program for developing her knowledge in financial practices and applying her quantitative skills and macroeconomics view to real practice in the financial industry. Upon completion of the program, she is seeking a career in quantitative trading.