Duo (Cassie) Yu
Class of 2022
Duo Cassie Yu graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a Bachelor of Science in Math-Computer Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. She has a strong programming background and tutored for four distinct CSE classes for two years. During her undergrad, she interned at BlackRock as a Software Engineering Summer Analyst, developing a Web App for users to view portfolio performance and apply analytics on it. After the internship and taking a mathematical finance class, she found herself more interested in the quantitative finance field. Then she worked as a research assistant with a professor to build reinforcement learning optimal financing models to solve investor and manager optimizing problems. Cassie joined MSCF program to solidify her quantitative skills and learn more about the financial market. Upon completion, Cassie intends to become a quantitative trader or quantitative developer.