Carnegie Mellon University

Ziping He

Ziping (Sherry) He

Class of 2022


Ziping He graduated with First Class Honours from The University of Hong Kong in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science, double majoring in Physics and Statistics. During her undergraduate study, she has worked on a physics capstone project applying machine learning methods to high energy astrophysics data from Fermi Large Area Telescope to identify pulsar candidates. She has also conducted a statistics capstone project applying LDA-based topic models to review-based recommendation systems, making customized food recommendations based on user reviews. Prior to joining MSCF, Ziping has had quantitative internship experiences at a proprietary trading firm in Hong Kong, and at Prudential Hong Kong, where she developed strong financial data science techniques, problem solving skills, and teamwork spirits. With a passion in quantitative finance, she joined MSCF program to strengthen her quantitative skills and financial knowledge further. Upon completing her graduate degree, Ziping intends to pursue a career in quantitative research or financial data science.