Carnegie Mellon University

Yuhao Xu

Yuhao Uriz Xu

Class of 2018

NY Campus


Yuhao (Uriz) Xu graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Economics in financial engineering from Wuhan University, where he received the Outstanding Undergraduates Scholarship for three consecutive years. During his undergraduate study, Uriz developed a keen interest in quantitative finance by taking courses like stochastic processes, and participating in a research project concerning algorithmic trading. To build market intuition, Uriz interned at sell-side firms. At the Research Institute of Guotai Junan Securities, Uriz gained precious first-hand experience in developing quantitative strategies, including the acceleration and deceleration of momentum factor, and the strategy performed well. He also interned at an institutional sales and management department where he gained exposure to interacting with clients. By joining the MSCF program, Uriz intends to sharpen his quantitative skills and pave the way towards a career in quantitative research, trading or risk management.