Carnegie Mellon University

Shenchao Qiu

Shenchao Qiu

Class of 2018

Pittsburgh Campus


Shenchao Qiu graduated with highest distinction from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in financial mathematics. He made the dean’s list every semester and received Summa Cum Laude Honor at graduation. His first internship was in CITIC Securities as a risk analyst in the summer of 2012, where he developed a strong interest in the financial market. After graduation, Shenchao joined the Academy of Financial Research of Zhejiang University as a research assistant, focusing on the study of regional financial innovation and the new OTC market construction in his hometown - Hangzhou. Later he interned at Obsidian Capital. As a quantitative strategy analyst, Shenchao gained comprehensive training in programming, algorithms, and financial structure instruments. Working with various experienced professionals, Shenchao received a hands-on experience in trading strategies, risk hedging methods and portfolio management. He passed level 1 of the CFA exam. With 6 years’ stock market investment experience, he has a strong interest in the world of quantitative finance and joined in the MSCF program to pursue a career in trading or asset management.