Zhongcan Vito Wang
Class of 2018
Zhongcan (Vito) Wang graduated from Renmin University of China in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics. With an Honorable Mention in the 2015 National College Mathematical Contest in Modeling and research projects related to statistical arbitrage and machine learning, Zhongcan has laid a solid foundation for quantitative finance. In 2015, he interned for five months in one of the leading China-based hedge funds, WizardQuant. In the first two months, he assisted in option trading and focused on SSE 50 ETF options, during which he applied C++, Python and MySQL to analyze Greeks and volatilities. Afterwards, Zhongcan transitioned to a quantitative research & trading position. He conducted research on automatic trading strategy in discount/premium arbitrage in China A-share structured funds. Zhongcan joined the MSCF program to receive a systematic training in market theories and quantitative skills. He seeks a career in trading and investment management after graduation.