Man Sidney Zhu
Class of 2018
Man (Sidney) Zhu graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science in statistics, a Bachelor of Science in finance and a minor in computer science in 2016. With solid skills in programming and statistical modeling, she won Top 3 in several modeling and data analysis competitions, and she is interested in applying machine learning methods to the financial market. She interned at GF Securities (the 4th largest investment bank in China) as a quantitative research analyst where she conducted in-depth research and developed strategies based on statistical methods. She received hands-on experience in portfolio management, structured products and trading strategies. She joined the MSCF program to further strengthen her quantitative skills and develop her understanding in the finance industry. Upon graduation, she is seeking a career in quantitative trading or asset management.